Zoom ahead of the class with amazing image quality.
The perfect tool for a dynamic learning environment, the EPSON DC-20 makes it easy to display books, experiments
and 3D objects, making lessons more interactive and enjoyable. Write annotations over live images quickly and easily
by connecting a computer mouse directly to the camera — no computer necessary. The DC-20 also features a large
imaging sensor, ensuring high-quality, clear images in any light. Students can see the finest details with the powerful
12x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. Use the included microscope adapter to simultaneously share microscopic
events with the entire class. The DC-20 also features 30 frames-per-second video (at full resolution) to display your
lessons with smooth performance and minimal delay. Record classroom lessons with the DC-20’s camera and built-in
microphone, or plug in your own external microphone. Take advantage of the included software to upload what you’ve
captured to popular websites, such as YouTube® or SchoolTube®, for students who have missed a class or want to
review lesson materials.1 With innovative teaching tools, advanced connectivity, and a compact, durable design, the
DC-20 is an ideal fit in any classroom.
Deliver engaging lessons with amazing close-up detail — 12x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom
Remarkable image quality — large imaging sensor provides sharp, clear images in any light
Future-ready connectivity — HDMI digital connectivity for high-definition video
The perfect partner to EPSON projectors — the best-selling projectors in the world.
Epson understands education and has a solution no matter what your teaching scenario. Built
with image quality and reliability in mind, EPSON projectors enhance communication and inspire
collaboration, while offering a low total cost of ownership. From long-throw projectors designed for traditional educational settings to ultra-short-throw, interactive, and all-in-one solutions built for progressive classrooms, Epson has the model made for you.
Auto-select output resolution (1080p/720p/
SXGA/WXGA/XGA) for easy setup and perfect
images every time
The DC-20 automatically detects the native aspect ratio of EPSON
projectors and selects the correct output resolution to match. It is
capable of displaying 1080p, 720p, SXGA, WXGA and
XGA resolutions.
1024 x 768
Amazing image quality and performance
• Large imaging sensor for crisp, clear images in any light
• 12x optical zoom plus 10x digital zoom for ultra-sharp detail
and clear magnification
• 30-frames-per-second video at full resolution for ultra-smooth
video performance and minimal delays
1280 x 800
12x optical and 10x digital zoom
1280 x 1024
Higher quality images with new large sensor
The DC-20 features a large, highly efficient imaging sensor that
captures more light per pixel. As a result, you get brighter images
with amazing quality and detail.
10 fps
DC-20 — large sensor
30 fps
Competitor — small sensor
Eco Features
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• RoHS compliant
• Recyclable product2
• Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner3
Fast setup with advanced connectivity and
flexible teaching tools
Additional Features/Benefits
• Versatile connectivity including:
• Built-in microphone to record audio with video, or plug in
your own external microphone5
– USB and VGA for easy connection to a PC/Mac
– HDMI, VGA and Composite for easy connection to
a projector
– SD card slot and USB flash drive port
– Microphone input to connect your external microphone,
so you can record audio5
• 12" x 17" capture area makes it easy to display two
full pages
• One-touch AV recording
• Great positioning flexibility and stability
• Camera head rotates ±90 degrees to capture many angles
– can also be used as a webcam to capture students,
notes on the whiteboard, and more
• Larger intuitive buttons and icons — for easy navigation
and control
• Display live and captured images side-by-side using the
Split Screen function, perfect for comparing “before” and
“after” photos
• Microscope adapter included — connects to any standard
microscope eye-piece to share magnified images with the
entire class
Great positioning flexibility, 90°
Rotating camera head ±90°
• Capture, store and present images via 1GB internal
memory, SD card slot4 or USB flash drive port
Intuitive buttons and icons
Advanced application software included
(PC and Mac compatible)
• Make annotations over live and captured images
• Make time-lapse movies to record and create projects
such as the growth of plants, organic processes and more
Microscope adapter included
(microscope not included)
Versatile connectivity
USB flash drive support
Built-in SD card slot4
• Easily upload your videos to popular education
websites like YouTube and SchoolTube1
• Tag captured images/videos for easy file management
and organization
PC-free annotations
Write or draw over live images simply by connecting your USB
computer mouse to the DC-20.
Time-lapse function
Compact, foldable design
The DC-20’s sleek, compact design makes it ideal for
space-constrained classrooms or for summertime storage.
Document Camera
Product Name EPSON DC-20
Product Code V12H500020 Video
Pick-up Device
1/2.7" CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels
1920 x 1080, 2 megapixels
Frame Rate
30 fps maximum
VGA: SXGA (1280 x 1024), XGA (1024 x 768),
WXGA (1280 x 800), HD (1360 x 768), 1080p
HDMI: 480p/720p/1080p
Composite Video: NTSC/PAL
White Balance
Optical System
F – number: 3.4-5
Capture Area
11.7" x 16.5" (XGA)
11.7" x 20.7" (1080p)
12x optical zoom
10x digital zoom
Image Rotation
±90 degrees
Illumination System
White LED x 2
250 lx or above
Computer In
Display Out
0 10343 90186 5
User Functions
Zoom, Freeze, Auto focus, LED, Brightness,
Contrast, Negative, Black and white, Split
Screen, Slideshow, Video capture, Digital scroll
(pan/tilt), Flicker reduction, Image rotation,
Source (PC/DC), Auto detect aspect, Video
recording, Video playing, PC-free annotation
Interface Port
Input: VGA, mic input,5 USB-A (for PC-free
annotation, USB flash drive) Output: VGA, USB-B, HDMI, Composite video
Operating Temperature
41 ° to 95 °F (5 ° to 35 °C)
Operating Humidity
20 to 80%
Power Supply Voltage
100 to 240 V AC/DC
Power Frequency
50/60 Hz
Output Voltage of AC Power Adapter
DC 12 V
Power Consumption (operating)
17 W
Power Consumption (standby mode)
0.48 W
Analog Output Standard
1GB internal
SD card slot (SD/SDHC only)4
USB flash drive
Kensington® lock support
Metal security bar
Security mounting holes
Operating System Compatibility
Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®,
Windows XP SP2
Mac OS® X 10.5.x, 10.6.x and 10.7.x
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Mic In
Card Slot
(for connection
to PC/Mac)
(PC-free annotation,
USB flash drive)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
10.6" x 12.5" x 19.6" (W x D x H)
14.9" x 4.8" x 4.7" (W x D x H)
6.6 lb
Application Software
13 languages
Annotation, Edit, Preview, Video capture, Still
image capture, Burst-capture, Time-lapse, Web
upload,1 File management
Saving Format
Still Image: JPG, BMP
Video (Windows): WMV, MPG, AVI
Video (Mac): MOV
Built-in security features
The EPSON ConnectionSM
Pre-sales support (U.S. and Canada):
Internet website:
Service Programs
Two-year limited warranty, EPSON Road Service
program, toll-free support
What’s In The Box
DC-20 document camera, AC power adapter
with cord, USB cable, application software CD,
remote control, (2) AA batteries, VGA cable,
microscope adapter, User’s Guide CD, Quick
Start guide
Built-in LED lights
Direct upload feature available on PC only.
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SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.
SD card not included.
Microphone input supports electret condenser microphones (ECM) only.
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