PowerLite S3 Multimedia Projector

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This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: PowerLite S6 Multimedia Projector


Projection System

  • Epson 3LCD technology

Projection Method

  • Front/rear/ceiling mount


  • Driving method: Epson High Temperature Poly-Silicon TFT, Pixel number: 480,000 dots x 3 (800 x 600), Native resolution: SVGA, Aspect ratio: 4:3 (supports 16:9), Pixel arrangement: Stripe

Projection Lens

  • Type: Manual: zoom / focus, F-number: 1.4, f-number: 16.6 mm, Digital Zoom ratio: 1.0:1.35


  • Type: 135W UHE, Life* 2000H (High Brightness), 3000H (Low Brightness)

Screen Width Ratio: (Dist/Width)

  • 1.45 to 1.8:1

Screen Size: (Projected Distance)

  • 30" to 300" (2.9' to 34.4')

Lens Shift

  • n/a

Keystone Correction

  • Vertical: +/-30°, Component video image with a ratio of 16:9: +/-20°

Brightness: (typical)

  • 1600 ANSI lumens (High Brightness), 1400 ANSI lumens (Low Brightness)

Contrast Ratio

  • 500:1

Brightness Uniformity: (typical)

  • 85%

Color Reproduction

  • Full-Color (16.7 million colors)

Sound Output

  • 1W Monaural

Operating Temperature

  • 41° F - 95° F (5° C - 35° C)

Power Supply Voltage

  • 100-240VAC +/-10%, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

  • 195W Lamp ON, 4W stand-by


  • 9.7" x 12.9" x 3.9"


  • 5.6lb

Fan Noise

  • 36db (High Brightness), 28db (Low Brightness)

Effective Scanning Frequency Range

  • Pixel Clock: 13.5MHz to 162MHz, Horizontal 15KHz to 92KHz, Vertical 50Hz to 85Hz

Remote Control

  • Features: Zoom, source selection, power, page up/page down, color mode, volume, e-zoom, a/v mute, freeze, resize, menu, help, auto, mouse functions; Operating Angle: Right/Left +/- 30 degrees, Upper/Lower +/- 15 degrees; Operating Distance: 19.7 ft (6m)


  • Analog RBG I/O
    • Display Performance: Native: 800 x 600, Resize: 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
    • Input Terminal: Video: Mini D-sub 15 pin x 1, Audio: Stereo RCA x 2 (White/REd)
  • Output terminal: Video: mini-D-sub (monitor out) x 1

Card I/O

  • N/A

Video I/O

  • Display Performance: NTSC: 550 lines, PAL: 550 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: RCA(Red/White) x 2 (in common with Analog RGB connector); Audio signal: 500m Vrms/47Kohm

Control I/O

  • USB 1.1 connector Type B x 1 (for mouse/keyboard control)


  • Kensington®-style lock provision


  • Two-year limited 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 batteries, computer cable, User Manual on CD-Rom, Start Here Kit, soft carrying case