Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD Easy Home Theater 3LCD Projector for iPhone, iPad, iPod Review
17 April 2014
Summary: The Epson MegaPlex is a solidly built projector that produces amazing picture quality and with its ability to dock an iDevice, watching movies, looking at pictures or giving a presentation is easily doable.
Pros: Set Up In Minutes:, Digital Dock:, Beautiful Image:, Auto Adjustments:, Great Connections:, Speaker Dock:, Cheaper Than A TV:
Excerpt: Armed with one of Apple’s video-out adapters , you can connect your iDevice to any projector and cobble together a poor-man’s home theater. Or you can connect your iDevice to Epson’s MegaPlex MG-850HD and enjoy an awesome-man’s home theater.
Pros: Docks Apple devices and plays all the media within. Movies sound great and look even better. Simple controls on both the projector and its onscreen menus. Clever “coffee break” button pauses the video but turns the image white so you can find your way in the dark. Carrying handle makes for easy t...
Cons: iPad use requires a clunky plastic bracket. Remote doesn’t work with apps like Netflix, and only some of its buttons are backlit. Some of the best third-party video apps aren’t compatible.
Excerpt: Epson (@EpsonUK) has developed the Epson MG-850HD with inbuilt 10W stereo speakers & iPod docking. The MG-850HD is able to play music, videos and photos, as well as TV programmes and feature-length films previously download...
Conclusion: If you’re looking to watch the video on your iPad or iPhone on a screen up to 320ines across, the MegaPlex MG-850HD can accommodate. The direct mirroring of your Mac’s desktop with audio to the projector over USB is handy, but the speed of the connection seems too slow to provide smooth motion in...
Pros: Lots of connection options; iOS device dock
Cons: Loud fan; iTunes video must be fully loaded to iOS device; Choppy video when mirrored from Mac over USB