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5 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Epson/EMP-TW500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality, but there are some critical comments about the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson/EMP-TW500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Matthew Overington (

Epson EMP-TW500


Epson's impressive EMP-TW500 unit runs at a native resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels at a 16:9 aspect ratio, making it perfect for playing back 720p con...

Outstanding image quality, truly dark shades of black, runs at 720p natively

A little dark to use in a bright room, limited range of adjustments

Epson's home-theatre oriented EMP-TW500 projector runs at 720p in a 16:9 aspect ratio and offers outstanding image quality for watching DVDs in a home theatre environment.

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications

This is the moment film lovers have been waiting for

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1200:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 720
Max Screen Distance:13.7m
Min Image Size:0.762m / 76.2cm
Min Screen Distance:0.9m
Type:LCD projector


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson EMP


Number of built-in speakers:1

Other features

Analogue video signal:RGB, S-Video, composite video, component video
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Digital keystone correction:-15 / +15
Dimensions (WxDxH):450 x 245 x 167
I/O ports:1 x S-video input - 4 PIN mini-DIN\n1 x composite video input - RCA\n1 x component video input - RCA x 3\n1 x SCART - RCA x 4\n2 x RGB input - RCA x 5\n1 x network - RJ-45\n1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type B ( management )\n1 x serial RS-232C - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9) ( management )\n1 x USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ( on supplied cable )
Interface:LAN, USB 2.0 Type B
Lens system:F/2.1-4.3
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Resolution:1280 x 720


Horizontal scan range:60
Vertical scan range:85

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1


Contrast ratio (typical):1200:1
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection distance:0.9 - 13.7
Projector brightness:1000
Projector native resolution:1280 x 720
Screen size compatibility:19.4 - 193.5

Projector Lamp

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

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, SECAM

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

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