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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


333 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, California 95110
United States


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January 14, 2016 |

Epson Debuts Projectors Certified for Use with SMART Boards

The new short and ultra short-throw projectors are compatible with SMART Board M600 and M800 series of interactive whiteboards.

Epson has introduced a new line of projectors designed and certified specifically for use with SMART Board†interactive whiteboard systems. The Epson-branded†PowerLite†530 for SMART,†PowerLite 580 for SMART,†and PowerLite 585W for SMART†support integration with SMART Board†M600†and†800†series interactive whiteboards and the SMART Extended Control Panel (ECP).

Features of the Epson PowerLite for SMART include:

  • 3LCD, 3-chip technology, offering 3x higher color brightness.
  • SMART ECP support for controlling projector power, volume, and input from the SMART Board. The integrated solution includes SMART Notebook collaborative learning software, as well as SMART Ink tools.
  • PowerLite 530 and 580 can project a 77-inch image and the PowerLite 585W can project an 87-inch image.
  • Wireless sharing from multiple devices, simultaneously, with Moderator device management software.
  • Wireless projection from an array of devices, including iPhone, iPad, and Android tablets and smartphones using the Epson iProjection app.

Lumen and resolution options for the projectors:


Color Brightness

White Brightness


SMART BoardCompatibility

PowerLite 530 for SMART




SBM680E and SB880E

PowerLite 580 for SMART




SBM680E and SB880E

PowerLite 585W for SMART




SBM685E and SB885E

The Epson PowerLite 530 for SMART, PowerLite 580 for SMART, and PowerLite 585W for SMART will be available in March 2016 through Epson national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, distribution, and the Brighter Futures program.

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