PowerLite 821p Multimedia Projector

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This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: PowerLite 822+ Multimedia Projector


Projection System

  • Epson original LCD technology

Projection Method

  • Front/rear/ceiling mount


  • Driving method: Epson High Temperature Poly-Silicon TFT, Pixel number: 786,432 dots x (1024 x 768) 3 LCDs, Native resolution: XGA, Aspect ratio: 4:3 (supports 16:9, 5:4), Pixel arrangement: Stripe

Projection Lens

  • Type: Manual: zoom / focus, F-number: 1.75 – 2.42, f-number: 24 – 38.2mm, Zoom ratio: 1.0:1.6,


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

Screen Width Ratio: (Dist/Width)

  • 1.46 to 2.39:1

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)

  • 2600 ANSI lumens (High Brightness), 1900 ANSI lumens (Low Brightness)

Contrast Ratio

  • 500:1

Brightness Uniformity: (typical)

  • 90%

Color Reproduction

  • 24 bit; 16.7ml

Sound Output

  • 5W Monaural

Operating Temperature

  • 41° F - 95° F (5° C - 35° 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

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

Remote Control

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


  • Analog RBG I/O: Display Performance: Native: 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 15pin (monitor out), 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

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


  • Kensington®-style lock provision


  • Two-year limited warranty, two-year international warranty, 90-day lamp warranty, Epson Road Service Program and Epson PrivateLine 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, Epson Projector Software CD-Rom, EasyMP Software CD-Rom, Start Here Kit