Hey guys, I had to create an account to hopefully mine the hundreds of smart brains here. We have a client that needs a projector or projection solution that can do the following:
1) Plug and Play - They are done with all the adapters, dongles, cables etc.
2) Needs to not use software for plug and play- A lot of presenters who visit have pretty locked down machines due to the nature of their business (finance) So installing special software isn't an option.
3) Highest lumens we can get (its in a all glass conference room, they have curtains etc, but bright as we can get it) Current project is only 800
Optional - Would be nice if the solution is wireless. This isn't a must have, just a nice feature.
What I've Looked at:
I've looked at the Epson PowerLite line, specifically the 1945W. Does anyone have any experience with the Epson USB plug and play or quick connect wireless? Or anything similar or better? How was performance, ie frame rates etc? They mostly are doing powerpoints, but the occasional video might happen. What about Audio? Is it passed to the projector and is there a way to get the sound to a receiver?
I was a bit confused on Epson's Quick Connect Wireless, the video shows you have to plug into the projector then into the laptop once it builds the adhoc network. Is this a one time config or can you set this permanently? (I ask because the projector is mounted on the ceiling, makes it kind of hard to do that every time)
We've look at Barco as well, but so far their customer service has really turned me off. The hoops to get a demo unit are just insane. Sorry I want to test your product before I drop 2k on it.
Thanks a bunch guys, I'm hoping we can finally solve our clients issues with this. It shouldn't be such a pain for them.