Product Specifications - PowerLite 2042

PowerLite 2042 XGA 3LCD Projector
Meeting Room
Bright, XGA portable projector with
optional wireless networking.
Remarkable color accuracy — up to 3x Higher Color Brightness1 and up to
3x Wider Color Gamut2 with Epson over 1-chip DLP projectors
Higher Color
More accurate, vivid color, even in well-lit rooms — 4,400 lumens of equal
color and white brightness3
Epson Projectors1
Bright, colorful images up to 300" — XGA resolution (1024 x 768)
Remarkable sharpness and detail — 15,000:1 contrast ratio; added clarity
when displaying text and graphics
Optional wireless networking — optional module required; enterprise-level
security for added peace of mind; compatible with WEP, WPA, WPA2-PSK and
WPA2-EAP protocols
Long-lasting lamp — up to 12,000 hours in ECO Mode4
Remote management and control tools — compatible with Crestron®, AMX®,
Extron®, PJLink and more; offers easy access and maintenance
Two-way content sharing — presenters can push content from the projector
to wirelessly connected devices and control which device screens to display;
participants can make notes and send their work back to the projector5
Specification Sheet | Page 1 of 2
Specifications Projectors
PowerLite® 2042 XGA 3LCD Projector
Interfaces Wireless Specifications Supported Security Modes Quick Mode: OPEN, WPA2-PSK
Advanced Mode: OPEN, WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2-PSK
Supported Speeds IEEE 802.11b: 11 Mbps*
IEEE 802.11g: 54 Mbps*
IEEE 802.11n: 130 Mbps*
*Maximum speed and range is achievable when used with
same enhanced mode technology. Actual data rates, features
and performance may vary depending on your computer
system, the environment and other factors.
1x HDMI®
Computer: 2x D-sub 15 pin
Video: 1x RCA
Audio-in: 3x Mini stereo
Audio-in: 1x RCA (L & R)
Network: 1x RJ-45, 100
Mbps Serial: 1x RS-232c
Monitor Out: 1x D-sub 15 pin
Projection Lens Remote Control Type Optical zoom (manual)/focus (manual)
F-number 1.5 – 1.99
Focal Length 18.2 – 29.2 mm
Throw Ratio Range 1.38 (Zoom: Wide), 2.24 (Zoom: Tele)
Zoom Ratio 1.0 – 1.2
Other Input Signal Auto, RGB, and Component
Speaker 16 W (mono)
Operating Temperature 41 ˚ to 95 ˚F (5 ˚ to 35 ˚C)
Power Supply Voltage 100 – 240 V AC ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption ECO Mode: 227 W
Normal Mode: 331 W
Standby (Communication On): 2.0 W
Standby (Communication Off): 0.21 W
Fan Noise ECO Mode: 28 dB
Normal Mode: 37 dB
Security Kensington-style lock provision
Weight and Dimensions (W x D x H) Including Feet 12.16" x 11.1" x 4.13"
Excluding Feet 12.16" x 11.5" x 3.54"
Weight 6.61lb (3.0 kg)
Features Brightness, Contrast, Tint, Saturation, Sharpness,
Input signal, Sync, Tracking, Position, Color temperature,
Operating Angle Right/left: ± 45 degrees
Upper/lower: +45 to -15 degrees
Operating Distance 26.2 ft (8 m)
Eco Features RoHS compliant
Recyclable product6
Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay® Transport Partner7
Support Epson Connection SM Pre-sales support U.S. and Canada: 800-442-1977
Internet website:
Service Programs 2-year projector limited warranty, Epson
Road Service program, PrivateLine® dedicated toll-free support
and 90-day lamp limited warranty
What’s in the Box PowerLite 2042 projector, remote control, batteries, power
cable, computer cable (VGA), CD with User Guide Link,
warranty card, Quick Setup Sheet
Ordering Information PowerLite 2042 Projector
Replacement Lamp (ELPLP96)
Replacement Filter (ELPAF55)
Wireless LAN Module (ELPAP10)
Soft Carrying Case (ELPKS70)
1 Color brightness (color light output) in brightest mode, measured by a third-party lab in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. Top-selling
Epson 3LCD projectors versus top-selling 1-chip DLP projectors based on PMA Research sales data for Dec. 2015 through Nov. 2016. | 2 Gamut volume in brightest mode, measured by
a third-party lab in 3D in the CIE L*a*b* coordinate space. Top-selling Epson 3LCD projectors versus top-selling 1-chip DLP projectors based on PMA Research sales data for Dec. 2015
through Nov. 2016. | 3 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance
with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118. | 4 Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness
decreases over time. | 5 For wireless functionality, including via the Epson iProjection™ App, the projector must be configured on a network, either through the Ethernet port on the projector
(check model specifications for availability) or via a wireless connection. Check your owner’s manual to determine if a wireless LAN module must be purchased separately to enable a
wireless connection. Not all Epson projectors are able to be networked. The Epson iProjection App does not support all files and formats. See for details. | 6 For convenient
and reasonable recycling options, visit | 7 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and
other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.
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Specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. EPSON and PowerLite are registered trademarks, EPSON
Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and Epson iProjection are trademarks of
Seiko Epson Corporation. PrivateLine is a registered trademark and Epson Connection is a service mark of Epson America,
Inc. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. SmartWay is a registered trademark of the
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respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2017 Epson America, Inc. Com-SS-Oct-13
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Specification Sheet | Page 2 of 2
Meeting Room
Projection System 3LCD, 3-chip technology
Projection Method Front/rear/ceiling mount
Driving Method Poly-silicon TFT Active Matrix
Pixel Number 786,432 dots (1024 x 768) x 3
Color Brightness3 Color Light Output: 4,400 lumens
White Brightness3 White Light Output: 4,400 lumens
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Native Resolution 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Supported Maximum Transferred Resolution 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Resize 640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1280 x 1024, 1400 x 1050
Lamp Type 230 W UHE
Lamp Life4 ECO Mode: Up to 12,000 hours
Normal Mode: Up to 5,500 hours
Size (Projected Distance) 30" – 300" (1.36 – 13.86 m)
(Zoom: Wide)
Keystone Correction (Automatic) Vertical: ± 30 degrees
Horizontal: ± 20 degrees
USB Plug ’n Play Projector is compatible with PC and
Mac® computers
Contrast Ratio Up to 15,000:1
Auto Iris High Speed/Normal/Off (Dynamic, Cinema only)
Color Reproduction Up to 1.07 billion colors