Epson PowerLite 8150i/NL Projector Review



Send show-stopping presentations to the EPSON PowerLite 8150i from any Windows® 9x/ME/NT/2000
computer on your LAN. Then, when you get to your meeting, just power on the projector and present. Epson’s technology will change the way you use, manage and maintain your presentation
systems. No more swapping video cables or worrying about compatibility. Pre-load your presentations or switch between multiple files. You can even customize your presentations by rearranging images before the presentation. Or, add notes and annotations as you go. Maintaining the projector is just as easy. Check on the status of the bulb or the projector power supply via your office PC. With the EPSON PowerLite 8150i, you get convenience, compatibility and advanced features without sacrificing image quality.

At 3200 show-stopping lumens and crystal clear XGA resolution, it delivers bright, brilliant results, even in large rooms with a lot of ambient light. Our three-LCD design produces dazzling colors across the screen
while a 400:1 contrast ratio makes even the finest print easy to read. And, at 20 lbs., this portable projector gives you the option of transporting it from room to room or installing it in your conference room. Choose the EPSON PowerLite 8150i-the flexible network solution from the world leader in high-performance projectors.


Projection System

EPSON Original LCD Prism technology

Projection Method

Front Projection / rear / ceiling mount / stack


“Kensington Lock” style mechanism


Size: 1.3 inches, Driving Method: EPSON Poly-Silicon TFT Active Matrix, Pixel number: 786,432 dots (1024 x 768) x 3 panels, Native Resolution: XGA, Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (supports 16:9, 5:4), Pixel Arrangement: Stripe

Projection Lens

Type: Manual: zoom/ focus/lens shift, F-number: 1.7 to 2.3, f-number: 49 to 63mm, Zoom ratio: 1:1.3


Type: 230W UHE, Life (typical): 2000H

Screen Width Ratio: (Dist/Width)

1.82 to 2.35:1

Screen Size (Projected Distance)

21″ to 300″ (0.9m to 14.6m)

Lens Shift

0-10 degrees

Keystone Correction

Electronic +/- 30 degrees

Brightness (typical)

3200 ANSI Lumens

Contrast Ratio


Brightness Uniformity


Color Reproduction

24 bit, 16.7 million colors

Sound Output

Built-in stereo speakers, 3W + 3W SRS

Operating Temperature

5°C – 40°C <41°F – 104°F>

Power Consumption

370W (40W at stand by mode)

Power Supply Voltage

100 to 120V/200 to 240V, +/- 10%, 50/60Hz AC


12″ x 17.8″ x 7.4″ (W x D x H)


20 lb

Fan Noise


Effective Scanning Frequency Range

Pixel Clock: 14 to 230 MHz, Horizontal: 15 to 107 kHz, Vertical: 43 to 120 Hz


For analog RGB I/O: Display performance, Native: 1024x 768, Resize: 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 1024, 800 x 600, 640 x 480; Input terminal: Video: Mini D-sub 15pin x 1, 5-BNC x 1, Audio: Stereo mini jack ( for Mini D-Sub 15), RCA x 2 (for 5 BNC); Output Terminal: Video: Mini D-sub 15pin x 1; For digital RGB Input: Display Performance, Native 1024 x 768, Resize: 1280 x 1024, 800 x 600, 640 x 480; Input terminal, Video: DVI Type D x I, Audio: Stereo minijack

Video I/O

Display Performance: NTSC: 550 line, PAL: 550 line; Input signal: NTSC, NTSC4.43, NTSC50, PAL, M-PAL, N-PAL, PAL60, SECAM; HDTV: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p; Input terminal: Composite video: RCA x 1, S-Video: Mini DIN, Component Video: BNC x 3, Video RGB: Mini D-Sub 15pin; Audio terminal: RCA x 2 (for composite video/S-video/component video), stereo mini jack (for video RGB); Output signal: Analog RGB (Composite Video, S-Video, Component Video, Video-RGB are coverted), Separate HV (TTL); Output terminal: Mini D-sub 15pin x 1 (Common Analog RGB)

Control I/O

Mouse/Serial I/O: I/O terminal: Din 13pin x 1 (RS-232 9pin); Mouse Compatibility: PS/2, ADB, Serial, USB, Input terminal: Remote Control: Stereo mink jack; Output: Stack out: Din 13pin x 1

Remote Control Features

Keystone, picture in picture, special effects, source selection, power, resize, right/left mouse click, volume, presets


Two year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada; International warranty; 90-day lamp warranty; EPSON PrivateLine and EPSON Road Service.

Supplied Accessories

Power cord, RCA video/audio cable, remote control, 2 AA batteries, Mac adapter set, computer cable HD 15/5BNC, computer cable HD 15/HD15, audio cable, main cable, PS/2 mouse cable, Mac mouse cable, serial mouse cable, PC serial cable, Mac serial cable, USB mouse cable, CD-ROM with ELP Link included, Start Here Kit

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