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Epson MegaPlex MG-50

Epson MegaPlex MG-50
alaScore 83

25 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Epson MegaPlex MG-50. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and noise. The price and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, price, noise, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson MegaPlex MG-50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson MegaPlex MG-50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Epson MegaPlex MG-50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviews about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The price and image quality are also appreciated, but reviews are divided on the noise.

usability, image quality, price, size, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson MegaPlex MG-50 520p 3LCD Portable Digital Dock Projector and Speaker Combo For iPod, iPhone and iPad (V11H445020)Epson MegaPlex MG-50 520p 3LCD Portable Digital Dock Projector and Speaker Combo For iPod, iPhone and iPad (V11H445020)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

Epson MegaPlex MG-50 Projector

 

The Epson MegaPlex MG-50 can project video or photos from a docked iPhone or iPad, or other sources.

Projects video and photos, and plays music from iPhones and iPads. Projects video from other sources. Great sound system.

Sub-par data image quality.

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Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

Epson MegaPlex MG-50

 

Product not yet reviewed by PCMag Editors.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Ben (cdw.com)

Epson Megaplex MG-50 Home Projector

 

This projector is amazing. It's easy to use, the picture quality is great. I can take it outside and show it on the wall of my house and blow it up to over 100 inches and the picture stays clear. As long as you're OK with 540p I would definitely...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: jlowry999 (cdw.com)

It Rocks!

 

Awesome! This projector rocks. It's everything promised and more. Easy setup and works very well.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: pumpkin (cdw.com)

Excellent product

 

talk about pleasant surprises, the Epson Megaplex MG-50 is a wonderful product. I recently purchased this from Epson.com for a really great price and boy am i happy. The item came packaged very nicely and was easy to take out. i wanted to get right to...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Movie Star (cdw.com)

Nice projector for a nice price

 

The MG-50 is an excellent and economical choice for the average movie lover. The sound is definitely adequate and the picture quality excellent. While not HD it still has a lot of value for the $$$. The HDMI connection and Apple docking station make...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: koda57 (cdw.com)

Epson warranty program is spectacular

 

My Epson projector came with a 2 yr. warranty. After 16 months it stopped working. I called Epson and to my surprise a very friendly guy helped me on the phone. He was quick and he made the process easy. He sent me an email with a shipping account and...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Juanita (cdw.com)

Awesome

 

Far exceeded my expectations. I am so happy with my purchase. I looked at quite a few projectors, most cost so much. This is an awesome product and such a reasonable price. Very happy with my purchase. Highly recommended.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Brad (cdw.com)

Amazing

 

I'm a teacher and use projectors at school, but the dock feature, speaker system and cost here win out. A GREAT product!

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: lgirl (cdw.com)

So far so good

 

recently purchased- great picture - reduced noise, I'll check back in 6 months to update my satifaction.

Jan, 2012
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Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Desktop
Product type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in display: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):251
Power consumption (typical):298
Power Source:AC
Voltage tolerance:10

Lamps

Bulb power:200
Lamp Type:UHE
Service life of lamp:5000

Lens System

Focus:Manual
Throw ratio:1.36 - 1.83:1

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:10

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

HDMI: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
User guide: Yes

Performance

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic, Game
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):251
Power consumption (typical):298
Power Source:AC
Voltage tolerance:10

Projector

Color light output:2200
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Matrix size:0.54
Matrix type:3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of colors:16.78 million colors
Projection technology:3LCD
Projector brightness:2200
Projector native resolution:540p (960x540)
Screen size compatibility:30 - 350
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:10
White light output:2200

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:720 x 480, 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.5
Height:5.12
Weight:8.6
Width:13.4