Posted Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward
Both sport built-in DVD players and speakers, but only the MovieMate 85HD does high definition.
Epson's MovieMate projectors aren't something you'd want sitting in your living room, but they're great for those times when you need something simple and portable. They include built-in DVD players as well as 10 watt speakers.
Epson's MovieMate 62 offers a resolution of up to 540p and a lamp that puts out 2,000 lumens. The 85HD pumps 2,500 lumens and is capable of a 720p resolution. Clearly these aren't the top of the line when it comes to projection, but they're not bad when it comes to portability.
The one big disappointment is that there doesn't appear to be anything in the way of DVD upscaling in the MovieMate 85HD. It'd be nice to kick those DVDs up to 720p to take advantage of the projector's resolution.
Both projectors will be available later this month. The MovieMate 62 will run you $649 while the 85HD comes in at $899.
Source: Projector Central
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