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Epson EMP-TWD1

Epson EMP-TWD1
alaScore 81

19 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Epson EMP-TWD1. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The price is also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and noise.

usability, price, design

noise, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson EMP-TWD1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Epson EMP-TWD1 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 People are impressed by the price, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the noise.



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This summary is based on the products: Epson EMP-TWD1 Home LCD Projector with Built-in DVD Player and SpeakersEpson EMP-TWD1 Home LCD Projector with Built-in DVD Player and Speakers

Jul, 2018

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The Epson EMP-TWD1 packs a slot-loading DVD drive, Epson lens and JVC sound system

It’s easy to use but not an Oscar winner – we’re reserving judgement and waiting for a better catch.

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Epson EMP-TWD1 projector


Chances are, if you are like me, your house or flat probably doesn't have one room big enough to play Twister in without running the risk of one or more players coming a cropper on an item of furniture.

Looks good, perfect projector for smaller spaces

Won’t do Hi-Def, Sound may struggle to deliver in warehouse apartment spaces

If you're going to go big on Hi-Def next year then the Epson EMP-TWD1 admittedly isn't the unit to do it with as it doesn't support Hi-Def input and therefore isn't HD ready.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (

Epson EMP-TWD1


The EMP-TWD1 offers an elegant all-in-one solution for your home cinema needs, as long as you only want to project DVDs.

Simple setup ; Good DVD playback quality

Lack of decent OSD ; Poor external inputs ; Warns against playing back DVD+R discs

There's a risk inherent in buying any all-in-one projector/DVD combo unit, in that if the DVD portion breaks down you're out of luck, and the meagre inputs on the TWD1 do make this situation rather worse. At the same time, with a relatively low asking...

Jun, 2006

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Epson EMP-TWD1


ease of use

Feb, 2006

Product Specifications

How, when and where you decide to use this "all-in-one" unit is only limited by your imagination. All-in-one EMP-TWD1 eliminates the need for the often confusing and messy cable connections involved with a standard projector. Simply connecting the power cable and turning it on quickly converts any of your rooms into a home theater. Or perhaps just sit back and enjoy the rich, natural sound and image outdoors ideal for parties and entertaining friends.

Audio Output



Colour of product:White

Dimensions & Weight



Display diagonal:1.4
Display Resolution:409920

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WVGA
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:854 x 480
Max Screen Distance:11.37m
Min Image Size:0.76m / 76cm
Min Screen Distance:0.73m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson/Epson EMP


Bulb power:135
Lamp Type:UHE
Lamp-door protection: Yes
Service life of lamp:2000 / 3000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):13.7 - 20.5


Audio output channels:1.0


Number of built-in speakers:2

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Analogue video signal:Composite (1.0 Vp-p / Sync.negative, 75 ohm) / S-Video (Luminous 0.714 Vp-p, Chrominous 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohm)
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Audio input:2.0 Vrms / 47 k-ohm
Audio output:11 mW / 32 ohm, 650 mVrms / 10 k-ohm / Head phone: 11 mW / 32 ohm, Subwoofer: 650 mVrms / 10 k-ohm
Audio output channels:1.0
Audio system:DTS, Dolby 5.1 / Stereo DD / Stereo DD, Subwoofer 15 W
Compatibility:DVD Video, DVD-R/-RW (Video format), Video CD, Super Video CD, Audio CD, MP3 (CD-R/RW), WMA (CD-R/RW), JPEG (CD-R/RW) / EMP-TWD1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Digital keystone correction:+/-15°
Dimensions (WxDxH):303 x 173 x 270 / 310 x 340 x 180
I/O ports:2 x RCA\n1 x S-Video Mini DIN;\nHead phone: 11 mW / 32 ohm (16 ohm - 1 k-ohm)\nSubwoofer: 650 mVrms / 10 k-ohm;\nAudio Digital:-21 dBm ~ -15 dBm\n / RCA (Yellow) x 1\nMini DIN\nRCA (White/Red) x 1\nStereo jack (3.5) x 1 \nRCA x 1 / S-Video: Mini DIN\nRCA x 2\nStereo jack x 1 / RCA x 1\nOptic
Input type:DVD Video, DVD-R/-RW (Video), Video CD, Super Video CD, Audio CD, MP3 (CD-R/RW), WMA (CD-R/RW), JPEG (CD-R/RW)
Lens shift:V:50%, H:25% / Vert.NULL%, Horizont.NULL%
Lens system:F1.7 - 2.1; f =13.7 mm - 20.5 mm / Manual Zoom / Manual Focus
Light Source:E-TORL
Menu:Keystone / Brightness / Contrast / Tint / Saturation / Sound / Input Signal; Tilt / Color mode
Package dimensions (WxDxH):340 x 310 x 200
Power requirements:100 - 240V AC ±10%, 50-60Hz / 100 - 240V AC ±10%, 50/60Hz
Resolution:409920 / 480
Type:TV/Monitor speakers
Video compatibility mode:NTSC / NTSC4.43 / PAL / M-PAL / N-PAL / PAL60 / SECAM
Video/data systems:NTSC / NTSC4.43 / PAL / M-PAL / N-PAL / PAL60 / SECAM

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Noise Level:28 / 70
Plug and Play: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video In:1
Progressive scan output: Yes
S-Video inputs quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):9
Power consumption (typical):220


Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Horizontal resolution:480
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection distance:0.73 - 7.75
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1200 / 1200, 350
Projector native resolution:WVGA (854x480)
Screen size compatibility:762 - 7620
Zoom capability:Manual

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHE

Speaker System

Nominal (RMS) Output Power:15Watt
Speaker System Type:Subwoofer

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:2.6 / 7