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Epson PowerLite 1955 LCD Projector - 720p - HDTV - 4:3
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Epson PowerLite 1955 LCD Projector - 720p - HDTV - 4:3

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Keep presentations shining bright, even in ambient light, with the PowerLite 1955. Designed for both working professionals and educators, this bright, feature-packed solution projects vibrant, colorful images in virtually any setting. Perfectly portable, this sleek projector can be easily carried between meeting rooms and classrooms or can be installed in small to medium-size venues. And, you'll avoid down-time with easy setup features that allow you to be up and running in seconds. A secure wireless connection eliminates cables and streamlines the process with easy networking options, while automatic vertical and horizontal keystone correction gives you immediate positioning flexibility. Enjoy smooth video images with award-winning Faroudja DCDi® technology which reduces jagged images. Project engaging, larger-than-life content with the PowerLite 1955 multimedia projector.

Package Contents:
; PowerLite 1955 XGA 3LCD Projector; Power Cable; Computer Cable; Projector Remote Control; Batteries; User Manual CD; Quick Setup Sheet; PrivateLine Support Card; Password Protection Sticker; Monitor and Control CD

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Item # 392924 
Manufacturer # PD4700  
aspect ratio 16:9
brand name Epson
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors (24-bit)
Composite Video Yes
contrast ratio 3,000:1
depth 10.7"
DisplayPort Yes
Economy Mode Lamp Life 4000 Hour
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
form factor Ceiling Mountable; Desktop
Graphic Mode XGA
height 3.6"
Horizontal Keystone Correction -30°/+30°
Input Scan Format 1080p
Input Voltage 110 V AC; 220 V AC
Lamp Power 245 W
lamp type UHE
manufacturer Epson Corporation
maximum diagonal image size 25 ft
Maximum Lens Aperture F/1.99
maximum projection distance 11.50 ft
Minimum Lens Aperture F/1.51
Minimum Projection Distance 39"
model name 1955
Native Aspect Ratio 4:3
native resolution 1024 x 768
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Normal Mode Lamp Life 2500 Hour
Number of HDMI Ports 1
Number of Lamps 1
number of speakers 1
Operating Power Consumption 353 W
optical zoom 1.6x
Output Scan Format 720p
Parts Warranty/Labor 3 Month - Lamp
Platform Supported PC
Product Line PowerLite
Product Name PowerLite 1955 XGA 3LCD Projector
Product Series 1900
Product Type LCD Projector
Projection Method Front; Ceiling; Rear
Speaker Output Mode Mono
Speaker Output Power 10 W
Standard Mode Brightness 4500 lm
Standby Power Consumption 500 mW
Throw Ratio 1.38 to 2.24:1
Uniformity 89%
Vertical Keystone Correction -30°/+30°
VGA In Yes
Video Signal Format SECAM; NTSC; PAL
Video Signal Standard HDTV
warranty length 2-year limited
weight 8.50 lb
width 14.8"
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Zoom Ratio 1:1.6
Zoom Type Manual Zoom

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  1. 3x Brighter Colors with Epson
  2. 3LCD -- The #1 projection technology in the world
  3. Split Screen
  4. DICOM Simulation Mode
  5. MultiPC Display
  6. Faroudja DCDi Technology
  7. Quick Corner
  8. Automatic Vertical Keystone
  9. Automatic Horizontal Keystone
  10. Focus Assist
  11. Connectivity Interface
  12. USB Plug n' Play
  13. PC Free Presentation (with movie)
  14. Network Monitor/Control
  15. Wireless LAN
  16. Air Filter Compartment
  17. Lamp Compartment

3x Brighter Colors with Epson

Brilliant image quality requires high color brightness. Epson 3LCD projectors have 3x Brighter Colors than leading competitive projectors. Delivering 4500 lumens of color brightness and 4500 lumens of white brightness, the PowerLite 1955 uses 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with true-to-life color.

3LCD -- The #1 projection technology in the world

  • Up to 3x Brighter Colors
  • All 3LCD projectors have 3 chips
  • 25% lower power consumption for lower energy costs
  • 20 years of road-tested reliability

Split Screen

3 different settings Split screen feature allows you to display two screens simultaneously for collaboration. Show videos, graphs and charts, or documents side by side and toggle display options like shutter video, switch audio, and close caption.

DICOM Simulation Mode

Ideal for viewing medical images in grayscale for training and educational purposes.

MultiPC Display

Present and share ideas and graphics in a team working environment using MultiPC Projection. This feature allows up to four PCs to be displayed simultaneously on the screen. Toggle and switch between 32 individual PCs connected to a network.

Faroudja DCDi Technology

Award winning video technology that produces smooth action by de-interlacing the frames and eliminating jagging.

Quick Corner

Ultimate flexibility in adjusting the image of your projector. Simply choose a corner and drag it for a perfectly rectangular image.

Automatic Vertical Keystone

The projector will automatically adjust for any vertical keystoning of the image.

Automatic Horizontal Keystone

With horizontal keystone tool, you do not have to place the projector in the middle of the room. This feature allows you to position the image off to one side of the room, and adjust the image using this horizontal keystone tool.

Focus Assist

When setting up, the projector will detect the screen and advise the optimum focal range to set the projector for best clarity.

Connectivity Interface

  • VGA
  • RJ-45 LAN
  • USB
  • HDMI
  • DisplayPort

USB Plug n' Play

Connect one cable and you are ready to present.

PC Free Presentation (with movie)

PC free content viewing allows you to project without having to connect to a PC. You can show Images (JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG), movies (MPEG, WMV), and PDF from a thumb drive, or simply connect a Document Camera for instant presentations.

Network Monitor/Control

Administrative tool that can monitor the projector’s operations, while giving the administrator the ability to control its activities.

Wireless LAN

With integrated wireless capability, and advanced wireless security, Never fear that your information is at risk.  (WPA, WPA2)

Air Filter Compartment

Air Filter (up to 5000 hours) The Air filter compartment can be easily accessed while the projector is mounted for easy filter replacement Replacement Filter - V13H134S41

Lamp Compartment

Lamp (up to 4000 hours lamp life on eco model) The lamp compartment can be easily accessed while the projector is mounted for easy lamp replacement. Replacement Lamp - V13H010L75
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Product Features

PowerLite 1955 XGA 3LCD Projector



Bright. Secure. Full-featured.

  • 3x Brighter Colors, and reliable performance – 3LCD, 3-chip technology
  • One measurement of brightness is not enough -- look for both high color brightness and high white brightness. The PowerLite 1955 has:
    - Color Brightness: 4500 lumens (color light output)
    - White Brightness: 4500 lumens (white light output)
  • XGA (1024 x 768) resolution
  • Integrated wireless module
  • Advanced wireless security
  • Split Screen/Multi-PC project
  • PC-free presentations w/ video
  • Digital HDMI and DisplayPort
  • EPSON iProjection™ app ready
  • Network monitor and control


The best-selling projectors in the world

Epson offers a wide range of high-quality projectors to meet most any need. Built with image quality and reliability in mind, Epson projectors enhance communication and inspire collaboration, while offering a low total cost of ownership. From ultraportable projectors designed for educational settings to boardroom-ready installable business projectors, Epson has the model made for you.




3x Brighter Colors with Epson

Brilliant image quality requires high color brightness (color light output), and Epson 3LCD projectors have 3x Brighter Colors than leading competitive projectors.

One brightness measurement (lumens) is not enough. A projector‘s specification needs to show both high color brightness and high white brightness. If color brightness is lower than white brightness, images may be dark, dull and lose detail. If not provided, be sure to ask for a projector’s color brightness specification.

Get consistent, true-to-life color with Epson, whether you’re projecting images with deep, dark colors or a white screen with text.



Award-winning Faroudja DCDi® Cinema for advanced video quality

Faroudja DCDi Cinema is a video enhancement technology, used primarily for film viewing, that produces exceptional image quality without introducing artifacts. Faroudja developed DCDi (Directional Correlational Deinterlacing) to reduce jagged images by using a unique algorithm. This algorithm, in combination with the technology’s decoding, deinterlacing and enhancement features, won an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.



3LCD -- The #1 projection technology in the world

  • Up to 3x Brighter Colors
  • All 3LCD projectors have 3 chips
  • 25% lower power consumption for lower energy costs
  • 20 years of road-tested reliability




Split Screen feature 

Project two images (video or still) side-by-side from two different sources simultaneously. You can choose from three layout options, swap the images/display sizes, choose the source for the audio and even display closed captioning if the source signal includes it.

Multi-PC Projection

EPSON Multi-PC Collaboration utility allows you to display four individual PC screens simultaneously over the network with up to 32 PCs connected to the same projector. This feature is a great tool for meetings or classroom projects where multiple users can present and share ideas and graphics.


Digital DisplayPort and HDMI connectivity

DisplayPort and an HDMI digital display interface enables the projector to easily project digital content including video and audio. Both are compatible with the latest laptops, Blu-ray®, DVD and other media players. Future proof your digital content.


Easy Management® with EPSON Monitor and Control

EasyMP® technology makes it easy to monitor and control all networked EPSON projectors. You can use the utility while performing help desk services and proactively manage your projector assets. Remotely power down your projector(s) to extend the lamp life and produce energy savings. The utility also allows you to set up e-mail notifications, verify and change internal settings, and more. The utility is packaged on a CD with the projector and can be used with a PC to check the status of a projector. It is also available online at


Crestron® RoomView® compatible

These projectors are compatible with Crestron RoomView, allowing IT managers that have standardized on this popular platform to monitor and control network connected projectors with the same software they use to monitor all other projectors on their network.

Advanced wireless security protocol

The integrated wireless module supports robust wireless network security protocols that prevent information leakage in an enterprise environment. The PowerLite 1955 offers security features such as WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-EAP, WPA2-PSK and WPA2-EAP. These security features are also available in Quick Connection Mode.



EPSON iProjection™ App via Networked Projector

Connect from your wireless iOS device to projectors already on a network. iOS device users can project and share their presentation files, photos and more from their iPad®/iPod®/iPhone® via the EPSON iProjection application. For more information, visit


PC-free presentations including PDFs

Just plug your USB hard drive into the USB port, and you are ready to display documents, movies and images stored on your USB drive. Present a slideshow or movie without having to connect to a PC. Compatible with the following file formats:

  • Image files: PDF, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG
  • Movie files: MPEG, WMV

Fast, easy setup and control

  • USB Plug 'n Play — simply connect your PC to the projector and start presenting
  • 1.6x optical zoom — offers great positioning flexibility to fit large or small rooms
  • Focus Help — offers assistance for installers via a striped pattern and focus dia
  • A/V Mute Slide — control your presentation; it’s right at your fingertips
  • Sleep Mode — set from 1 to 30 minutes to save energy when the A/V Mute Slide is closed orno signal is detected
  • Direct Power On/Off — power the projector on and off with the flip of a wall switch
  • Instant Off® — no cool-down time required, so it is ready to shut down when you are 




  • Energy-efficient 3LCD, 3-chip technology
  • Recyclable product
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner



Color Brightness (Color Lumens)1 3500 lumens 4200 lumens 4200 lumens 4500 lumens 5000 lumens
White Brightness (White Lumens)1 3500 lumens 4200 lumens 4200 lumens 4500 lumens 5000 lumens
Native Resolution2 XGA WXGA WXGA XGA XGA
Throw Ratio 1.38 Wide
2.24 Tele
1.38 Wide
2.24 Tele
1.38 Wide
2.24 Tele
1.38 Wide
2.24 Tele
1.38 Wide
2.24 Tele
Power Consumption 355W 311W 311W 353W 353W
Value-Added Features
Built in Speaker (Watts) 16W 10W 10W 10W 10W
Closed Captioning
A/V Mute Slide Door
Split Screen
Easy Connectivity & Setup
Epson iProjection™ / iOS Compatible
Screen Fit
Horizontal & Vertical Keystone Manual / Auto Manual / Manual Auto / Auto Auto / Auto Manual / Manual
LAN Networking & Control
Wireless3 Optional
(802.11 b/g/n)
(802.11 b/g/n)
(802.11 b/g/n)
Multi-PC Projection
Display Port
Display Port x 1 Display Port x 1 Display Port x 1 Display Port x 1
** Listed here are only those specifications where these models differ **
  1. 1 Light output varies depending on modes (color light output and white light output). White light output measured using ISO 21118.
  2. 2 WXGA (1280 x 800), XGA (1024 x 768), SVGA (800x600).
  3. 3 All wireless is 802.11 b/g/n.
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