PowerLite 81p Multimedia Projector

This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: PowerLite 83+ Multimedia Projector


Projection System

  • Epson Original LCD Prism technology

Projection Method

  • Front/rear/ceiling mount


  • Size: 0.7 inches, Driving Method: Epson High Temperature Poly-Silicon TFT, Pixel Number: 786,432 dots x 3 (1024 x 768) LCDs, Native Resolution: XGA, Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (supports 16:9, 5:4), Pixel Arrangement: Stripe

Projection Lens

  • Type: Manual: Zoom/Focus, F-number: 1.70 - 1.87, Focal Length: 21.3 - 25.6mm, Zoom ratio: 1.0-1.2


  • Type: 200W UHE, Life (typical): 2000H(High Brightness)/3000H(Low Brightness)

Screen Width Ratio: (Dist/Width)

  • 1.44 to 1.76:1

Screen Size: (Projected Distance)

  • 30" to 300": 2.9' to 35.4'

Lens Shift

  • N/A

Keystone Correction

  • Vertical: +/- 15° Auto Keystone Correction

Brightness: (typical)

  • 2000 ANSI Lumens(High Brightness); 1500 ANSI Lumens(Low Brightness)

Contrast Ratio

  • 400:1

Brightness Uniformity: (typical)

  • 85%

Color Reproduction

  • 24 bit, 16.7ml

Sound Output

  • 5W Monaural

Operating Temperature

  • 41° F - 104° F (5° C - 40° C)

Power Supply Voltage

  • 100-240VAC +/-10%, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

  • 280W / 5W at sleep mode


  • 10.7" x 13.8" x 4.3"


  • 8.9lb/4.0kg

Fan Noise

  • 36db(High Brightness), 30db(Low Brightness)

Effective Scanning Frequency Range

  • Analog: Pixel Clock: 13.5MHz to 230MHz, Horizontal: 15KHz to 107KHz, Vertical: 50Hz to 120Hz

Remote Control

  • Features: Source selection, power, page up/down, color mode, volume, e-zoom, a/v mute, freeze, resize, menu, help, pointer. Operating Angle: Right/Left +/- 30°, Upper/Lower +/- 15° Operating Distance: 20ft (6m)


  • Analog RBG I/O: Display Performance: Native: 1024 x 768, Resize: 1600 x 1200 1280 x 1024, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, Input Terminal Video: Mini D-sub 15 pin x 2, Audio: Stereo mini jack x 2. Output terminal Video: Mini D-sub 15 pin (monitor out) x1. Audio: Stereo mini jack.

Card I/O

  • N/A

Video I/O

  • Display Performance: NTSC: 560 lines, PAL: 560 lines (Depends on observation of the multi burst pattern); Input signal: NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, M-PAL, N-PAL, PAL60, SECAM; HDTV: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i; Input terminal Video: Composite Video: RCA(Yellow) x 1; S-video:Mini Din; Component Video: Mini D-sub 15pin(in common with Analog RGB connector); Video RGB: Mini D-sub 15pin(in common with Analog RGB connector); Audio: Stereo mini jack x 2, Audio signal: 500m VRMS/47Kohm

Control I/O

  • USB I/O: USB connector series B x 1 (for mouse, keyboard). Serial I/O: Mini D-sub 9pin x 1, RS-232C


  • Kensington®-style lock provision, Password protection(power on, timer, logo, operation lock)


  • Two year limited warranty, 2-year international warranty, 90-day lamp warranty, Epson Road Service Program and Epson PrivateLine dedicated toll-free support (U.S. and Canada only)

Supplied Accessories

  • Power cable, remote control with battery, computer cable, audio adapter cable, USB A/USB B Cable, Start Here Kit, soft carrying case