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alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of EPSON EMP-TW1000. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Views about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the noise, while many are less positive about the size and black level.

price, usability, image quality, design

black level, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the EPSON EMP-TW1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of EPSON EMP-TW1000 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on

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This summary is based on the products: Epson EMP-TW1000 HD LCD Projector 12000:1 1200 ANSI 1920 x 1080 5.6kgEpson EMP-TW1000 HD LCD Projector 12000:1 1200 ANSI 1920 x 1080 5.6kg

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : staff (

Epson EMP-TW1000 review


It's Full HD performance on a budget

Beautiful colour ; Impressive detail ; Flexible configuration

Disappointing black level ; No HD aspect-ratio selection

Despite its Full HD billing, pictures could be better. But you'll still struggle to beat it at this price

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : John Archer (

Epson EMP-TW1000 Projector


Can this LCD projector hold its own in a fiercely competitive, full HD arena?

A scan down the TW1000's specifications sheet reveals some impressive numbers. For as well as that crucial full HD pixel count of 1,920 x 1,080, there's a huge claimed contrast ratio of 12,000:1, and a high (for this price point) maximum brightness...

Feb, 2011

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Epson EMP-TW1000


Not as capable as we'd have expected. You can do better for this money

Easy to set-up and use; short-throw design is living-room friendly

Image is well behind the best for black depth and colour realism

Expert review by : PriceRunner (

Epson EMP–TW1000 review


There’s no doubting either the style or usability of this LCD–based projector. The TW1000 looks gorgeous and will suit any gadget fan who likes their kit to look special as well as serve up the requisite tech treats. And there’s plenty of substance to...

For all the good looks and tidy spec sheet, the Epson does lack when it comes to the deeper blacks offered by the other LCD on test, the Sony, as well as the best of the DLP models, the InFocus and Sanyo. Once scenes get dark, you’ll be peering and...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Arrowsmith (

Epson TW1000


In its favour, the TW1000 features an attractive, contoured design finished in two-tone black. And, it's one of the most versatile and easiest projectors to set up using simple manual lens shifts for both vertical and horizontal control with useful...

Attractive design, easy to set up, clean and detailed images

Comparably expensive, poor black levels and contrast

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : avforums (

Epson EMP-TW1000 1080p LCD Projector


It looks as though 1080P projectors have been a bit like your local buses, you know you wait for what seems an age for them to arrive and then three turn up at once. ThatÂ's certainly been the case these last two months within the AVForums review room,...

Above Average

Jul, 2007

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Epson EMP-TW1000


Already known for its burgeoning line-up of beamers, in the growing community of 1080p front projectors Epson is a new kid on the block. Epson may be fresh faced, but it has also come up with one of the cheapest of all the Full HD models out there

Great value for money, Pleasing HD images

Too much picture noise, Little shadow detail

Not perfect but good value for money for anyone investing in next-generation discs

Jun, 2007

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Epson EMP-TW1000


Full HD at this price represents remarkable value. Impressive picture quality let down only by slight black level and motion blur issues ..

The Epson EMP-TW1000 has more accomplished rivals in the Full HD projector arena, but LCD technology has never before come this good at this price.

May, 2007

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Epson EMP-TW1000 LCD Projector Review


With our third 1080P projector review in as many months, can Epson's new bargain price unit live with the big boys?

Great value for money ; Excellent image depth and black level ; Full calibration controls ; Easy to use menu system and good build quality

Lack of HDMI inputs ; 1080/24 not supported

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Philip Wong (

Epson EMP-TW1000 Review - LCD Projectors


epson emp-tw1000 review: It may lack luxury functions, extended connectivity and the inky blacks of pricier models, but this is well offset by beautiful HD pictures, extended lens shift and ultra-short throw capabilities.

Vivid colours, Judder-free, 3D-like HD visuals, Wide zoom and lens shift, 24Hz 1080p, Affordable

Slightly soft standard-definition pictures, Manual lens adjustments, Single HDMI

It may lack luxury functions, extended connectivity and the inky blacks of pricier models, but this is well offset by beautiful HD pictures, extended lens shift and ultra-short throw capabilities.

Jul, 2007

Product Specifications

This is the projector that true home cinema enthusiasts have been waiting for. With next generation Epson technologies and full high definition resolution, it delivers stunning pictures every time. Create your own high definition home cinema with the Epson EMP-TW1000. This is the first projector to utilize Epson's Crystal Clear Fine (C2Fine) panels, which enable unprecedented light control, 1080p resolution and super-smooth images. From movies and video games to photo slideshows, and with lights on or off, every performance is superb. Set up is simple, and you can maximise quality at the touch of a button. It's time to take your home entertainment system to the next level.

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
HD Image Format:1080p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:12000:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1280
Max Screen Distance:19.15m
Min Image Size:0.76m / 76cm
Min Screen Distance:0.87m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson EMP


Bulb power:170
Lamp Type:UHE
Service life of lamp:1700

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):22.5 - 47.2

Operational conditions

Bulb power:170
Power consumption (typical):100

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):406 x 310 x 124 / 460 x 310 x 124
I/O ports:3 x RCA (YUV)\n1 x SCART
Lens shift:V ± 96% / H ± 47%


Noise Level:26
Plug and Play: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Focal length range (f-f):22.5 - 47.2
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1.200 Lumen / 1200
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Service life of lamp:1700

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:1700hour(s)
Bulb type:UHE

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


HD-Ready: Yes

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)

Weight & Dimensions