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Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1055 reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and noise. The price and usability also get good views. Views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and usability. The price and size are also appreciated.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson TW6000 3D 1080p Full HD Home Cinema ProjectorEpson TW6000 3D 1080p Full HD Home Cinema Projector

Dec, 2017

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 465 user reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and noise are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the reliability.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 2D and 3D 1080p Home Theater ProjectorEpson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 2D and 3D 1080p Home Theater Projector

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Suave Kajko (canadahifi.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080 UB Projector

 

There is no question that if you're trying the recreate the movie theatre experience in your home, the best way to do so is to install a projector. That's because a big picture is capable of changing your whole viewing experience – in many instances it...

May, 2012

Expert review by: Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (hometheaterhifi.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020e LCD Projector

 

The Highlights My Wish List Epson has always been a value leader with their front-projection models and the 3020e continues that tradition. This is the fourth generation I've reviewed and they just keep getting better and better. Making the wireless...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (hometheaterhifi.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e LCD Projector

 

The Highlights My Wish List This is now the fourth generation of Epson LCD projector I've worked with since I started reviewing. Each one has been better than its predecessor. The 5010e sets a standard for value and performance. By all measurements,...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Chuck Cage (wired.com)

Review: Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080

 

At first the picture was a tad dark. But after cranking up the brightness and contrast, it looked every bit as good as any LCD...

Simple, useful menu system. Excellent video processing, which means a great picture from just about any HD source. Quiet

Cream-colored case looks like a relic from an ’80s boardroom. Thankfully, it’ll likely end up ceiling-mounted and out of sight

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Epson Home Cinema 3010e WirelessHD 3D Projector Preview

 

A 1080p 3D capable projector with WirelessHD for only $200 over the price of the non-wireless projector? We're betting the Epson Home Cinema 3010e is going to be a popular option.

A 1080p 3D capable projector with WirelessHD for only $200 over the price of the non-wireless projector? We're betting the Epson Home Cinema 3010e is going to be a popular option (once we read some reviews saying it works). Compared to the price of an...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Pro Cinema 1080UB Projector Review

 

When we got our first glimpse of Epson's Pro Cinema 1080UB at the 9th Annual Audioholics State of the CE Union Event in Clearwater Beach, Florida, we knew we were in for a treat. We had already

ISF-certified product with custom memories ; Excellent real contrast ratio ; Excellent performance "out of the box ; xvYCC color support ; Dual HDMI 1.3 inputs ; Quiet fan ; Extra lamp

No automatic focus (manual only) ; Auto-iris only has on/off ; Poor LCD panel convergence in some samples

May, 2008

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Pro Cinema 1080 UB First Look

 

We got an up close and personal look at the new Epson Pro Cinema 1080 UB projector at the 2007 Audioholics State of the CE Union event in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The "UB" stands for Ultra Black

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Home Cinema 1080 Projector Review

 

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080 is virtually identical to the Pro Cinema 1080. If you are a consumer, BUY this projector as it has nearly all of the performance advantages and features of the

Um, 1080p for under $3k ; No screen door effect ; Excellent contrast & color saturation ; Excellent performance "out of the box ; Backlit remote ; Native 1080p/24/60 support ; HDMI 1.3

Didn't pass blacker than black ; No automatic focus (manual only) ; Odd/inaccurate resolution information in Info menu display

May, 2007

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 Review

 

1080p is here with a vengeance and Epson is leading the way with its new 1080p professional model with ISFccc and other installer-friendly functions. See how well this professional projector compares

No screen door effect - period ; Excellent contrast & color saturation ; A plethora of calibration options ; Good performance "out of the box ; Backlit remote ; Native 1080p/24/60 support ; HDMI 1.3

No automatic focus (manual only) ; Odd/inaccurate resolution information in Info menu display

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Greg Robinson (bigpicturebigsound.com)

Epson 5020UBe (5020UB) Home Cinema 3D LCD ProjectorReview

 

Epson adds another pair of winning projectors to its impressive Home Cinema line. Deep blacks? Check. 3D? Check. Wireless HDMI? Read on...

With its deep black levels, accurate colors, dependable grayscale tracking, and intense light output, the 5020UB has it where it counts in every department. Regardless of whether or not you plan to make use of its 3D capabilities, if I were shopping...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Built in speaker: No

Certificates

Safety:FCC, UL, ICES, CSA

Colour

Colour of product:White

Connections

Component (3xRCA) input:1
Composite (yellow RCA) input:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI Inputs:1
PC mouse communication:serial
S-video input:1
Scart input:1
VGA (d-sub) input:1
Wireless connection: No

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, White / Grey / Grey, White / White
Form factor:Desktop
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in Display: No

Firewire

Focus:Manual

Image resolution

Aspect ratio:16:9
Brightness:1200 ANSI Lumen
Contrast (full on/off):12000 :1
Maximum image size:150 inch
Maximum projection distance:4.5 meters
Maximum resolution:
Minimum image size:40 inch/60 inch
Minimum projection distance:3.8 meters
Panel size:0.7 inch
Standard Resolution:1920x1080 HDTV
Supporting aspect ratios:/4:3
True Widescreen: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.7
Sensor Type:CMOS

Lamps

Bulb power:170 / 200 / 230 / 275 / 330
Lamp power (economic mode):5000
Lamp Type:E-TORL / LED / UHE
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:2000 / 3000 / 4000 / 5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000 / 4000 / 5000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.51 - 1.99 / 2 - 3.17
Digital Zoom:10
Focal length range (f-f):18 - 29 / 18.2 - 29.2 / 21.3 - 37.9 / 22.5 - 47.2
Focus:Manual
Horizontal lens shift range:0 - 47.1
Optical Zoom:12
Throw ratio:1.32 - 2.15:1 / 1.34 - 2.68:1
Vertical lens shift range:0 - 96.3

Lens/Zoom

Digital zoom possibilities:/No
Horizontal keystone range:47 degrees degrees
Lens aperture:2.0-3.17
Optical zoom:2.1 X
Vertical keystone correction:96 degrees degrees
Zoom:Manual

Measures

Depth (in):12.0 in
Height (in):4.8 in
Weight (lb):11.0 lb
Width (in):15.0 in

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s):No / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 2286
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 2.35:1, 4:3, 16:9 / 4:3, 16:9 / 4:3, 16:9, 16:10
Audio system:DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital
Colour depth:10
Compatibility:PC, Mac
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):396 x 310 x 122 / 396.3 x 310 x 122 / 449.5 x 393.7 x 144.7 / 450 x 394 x 145 / 470 x 311 x 135 / 470 x 311.5 x 135
F-number (relative aperture):1.51 / 2
Interface:D4/SCART
Lens focal range:2.0 - 3.17
Lens shift:10H; 50V / 47.1%, 96.3% / 47.1/96.3 / vertical and horizontal / V±60°, H±10° / ±96%, ±47%
Lens system:1.65 – 2.55 / F=2.0 - 3.17 / F=2.0 – 3.17
Mounting:front / rear
Power Supply:1
Video in:NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, M-PAL, N-PAL, PAL60, SECAM, 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Weight:18
Weight (imperial):18

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Air filter: Yes
Dot clock scanning frequency:162
HDCP:No / Yes
Horizontal scan range:15 - 92
Noise Level:24 / 28 / 32 / 33 / 38
Noise level (economic mode):22 / 24 / 28 / 32
Noise Reduction: Yes
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic / Cinema, Vivid photo
Vertical scan range:50 - 85

Picture

Display:LCD
Full HD (1920x1080):No/Yes (1920x1080)
HDTV ready: Yes
Supported Picture Formats:480i/p, 720p, 1080i/p

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
AV input: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 3
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
HDMI Version:1.4
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB connector type:USB Type-A / USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):285 / 323 / 383
Power Consumption (Standby):0.26 / 0.27 / 0.35 / 0.4 / 0.47 / 10 / 4
Power consumption (typical):17 / 245 / 274 / 297 / 364 / 372 / 390 / 464
Power Source:AC
USB powered: No
Voltage tolerance:10

Projector

Contrast ratio (dynamic):200000:1 / 20000:1 / 300000:1 / 40000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 4000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:+/- 30 / 20 / 30 / ± 30 / ±20 / ±30
Keystone correction, vertical:+/- 30 / 30 / 40 / ± 30 / ±40
Matrix size:1.55 / 1.88
Matrix type:3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours / 16.78 million colours
Projection distance:0.76 - 7.62 / 0.762 - 7.62 / 0.9 - 14.5 / 1 - 10 / 2.9 - 6.37 / 2.95 - 4.8
Projection Technology:3LCD / LCD
Projector brightness:1200 / 1600 / 2000 / 2200 / 2300 / 2400 / 4500
Projector brightness (economic mode):2300
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080) / WXGA (1280x800) / XGA (1024x768)
Projector resolution:1920 x 1080
Screen size compatibility:0 - 15.5 / 0 - 18.8 / 100 / 248.9 - 530.9 / 762 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:16:9 / 4:3, 16:10 / 4:3, 16:9
Uniformity:89
Zoom capability:Manual / Yes
Zoom ratio:1.6:1 / 1.8:1 / 2.1:1

Related

Audible noise:33 db
Audible noise (whisper mode):26
Lamp effect:170 Watts
Lamp life:1700 h/3000 h
Manufacturer warranty (lamp excluded):2 years/3 years
Miscellaneous:
Power consumption:245 Watts

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

Handheld remote control: Yes
Parental control: Yes

Video

3D:No / Yes
3D-Ready:No / Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 3.58, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM / NTSC, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Colour modes (2D):Cinema, Dynamic
Colour modes (3D):Cinema, Dynamic
Frame rate:30
Full HD:No / Yes
HD-Ready:No / Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA) / 1280 x 720 (HD 720) / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition incl. Service Pack 1a
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:31.2 / 36.5 / 36.6 / 39.4 / 39.6
Height :13.7 / 13.9 / 14 / 14.2 / 14.5 / 15.7 / 47.7
Weight:3 / 5.44 / 6 / 6.03 / 6.8 / 7.3 / 8.16 / 8.17
Width:27 / 42 / 42.1 / 42.2 / 44.7 / 45 / 46.7