Epson Introduces $99 or Less Projector Replacement Lamps for Education Customers

Epson Offers Major Cost Savings to Schools through Brighter Futures program with Low-Priced Projector Replacement Lamps

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 8, 2012 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, demonstrates its ongoing commitment to providing schools with projection solutions at a low total cost of ownership, by announcing new lower prices for K-12 education-focused projector replacement lamps. Compatible with two dozen of Epson’s award-winning projectors, the replacement lamps are available for $99 or less exclusively for Brighter Futures® customers.

According to TFCinfo, a worldwide leader in audio/visual market research, the education sector repeatedly ranked the high cost of replacement lamps as the number one downside of using a projector2. While Epson has always strived to offer its education customers affordable solutions, offering even lower prices for its replacement lamps solidifies Epson’s commitment to enhancing the classroom experience through technology. Further, the new $99 or less every day price-point makes Epson the only manufacturer to offer affordable and reliable replacement lamps at an overall lower cost.

“As education budgets continue to diminish and schools are continually looking for ways to reduce costs, Epson is offering an ideal solution to help K-12 customers maximize projector value and maintain the lowest total cost of ownership possible,” said Sara Kim, associate product manager, K-12 Education Marketing, Epson America, Inc. “Epson understands the need to provide educators with affordable and high-quality technology solutions to help classrooms stay ahead of the curve.”

The replacement lamps with pricing under $99 are compatible with two dozen education-focused projector models including:

PowerLite® S11
PowerLite 92
PowerLite 95
PowerLite 915W
PowerLite 420
PowerLite 435W
PowerLite 475W
PowerLite X15
PowerLite 93+

PowerLite 905
PowerLite D6150
PowerLite 430
BrightLink 475Wi
PowerLite 480
BrightLink 480Wi
PowerLite 485W
BrightLink 485Wi

BrightLink 435Wi
PowerLite 470
PowerLite X12
PowerLite 93
PowerLite 96W
PowerLite 1835
PowerLite 425W

About Brighter Futures

As a leader in innovation and partnership, Epson offers the Brighter Futures program, a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. Designed to help educators select and implement the best products for their classrooms while making the most of their budgets, Brighter Futures offers special pricing, extended Epson limited warranty coverage for three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated accessories.

Availability and Support

The reduced-rate replacement lamps will be available in October 2012 through the Brighter Futures program. Epson’s replacement lamps come with a standard 90-day limited warranty. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/education.

About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 75,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson, please visit http://global.epson.com.

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1 Based upon Q3 2012 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates.

2 Source: TCFinfo: US Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study MULTIMEDIA PROJECTORS, 2012

Note: Epson and PowerLite are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Brighter Futures is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.