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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The usability and image quality also get good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400 Projector Review


The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400™, though, now a year old is still in production. Its useful functions in the home theater environment and a very low price can fulfill the needs of many video aficionados without breaking their bank. The price on...

At the low price of $1099 the Home Cinema 400 provides many benefits of high end projectors. It can be used as dedicated home theater projector and can also give you the benefit of big screen TV to enjoy your favorite games. It can fulfill the needs of...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by : Bill Livolsi (

Review: EPSON PowerLite Home Cinema 400


The Cinema 400 has a 1.5:1 manual zoom/focus lens and extensive lens shift. At the top of the lens shift range, the projected image is 50% of the image's height above the centerline of the lens. This is good range for either ceiling mounting or coffee...

As far as deinterlacing is concerned, once it is enabled via the menu as noted above, it performs admirably. With our gauntlet of test clips, most scenes had little if any jaggies and line twitter. For a projector in this price range, there is nothing...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : SHAUN CONLIN (

PowerLite Home Cinema 400


With everyone talking HD-this and big-screen-that, liquid crystals and plasmatic pictures, oft over looked is the bright dark horse in the high-def fray, the front projector. Barring its one fatal flaw (needs gloominess to really shine), Epson's...

While at its best in a dedicated, low light home theater environment with a proper projection screen, the ceiling or coffee-table mounted Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400 also sports the luxury of quasi-portability. Thus, it's not only the best home...

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Great projector for the price.


This projector is a bargain for what you get. It is very bright for a projector in its price range, and the lens shift feature is great for easy placement and movement.If you are still trying to decide check out projectorreviews for a comparison. The...

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications


Bandwidth:110 MHz
Horizontal synchronization range:15-92 kHz
Vertical synchronization range:50-85 Hz


Component (3xRCA) input:1
Composite (yellow RCA) input:1
HDMI Inputs:1
PC mouse communication:serial
S-video input:1
Scart input:1
VGA (d-sub) input:1



Image resolution

Aspect ratio:16:9
Brightness:1500 ANSI Lumen
Contrast (full on/off):5000 :1
Maximum image size:300 inch
Maximum projection distance:44.8 meters
Maximum resolution:
Minimum image size:30 inch
Minimum projection distance:2.9 meters
Panel size:0.7 inch
Standard Resolution:1280x720 HDTV
Supporting aspect ratios:4:3
True Widescreen: Yes


Bulb power:170
Lamp Type:UHE
Service life of lamp:3000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):21.4 - 31.7


Digital zoom possibilities:
Lens aperture:F2.1-2.8
Vertical keystone correction:15 degrees degrees


Depth (in):12.0 in
Height (in):4.92 in
Weight (lb):11.0 lb
Width (in):15.0 in

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Dimensions (WxDxH):310 x 406.4 x 124.5
Interface:RS-232c, Mini D-sub 9 pin
Lens shift:Vertical: 100%, Horizontal: 50%
Lens system:F=2.1 - 2.8
Power requirements:100-240 VAC ±10%, 50/60Hz, 2.7 - 1.2A
Tilt angle:0 - 2.1
Tilt angle range:0 - 2.1

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Dot clock scanning frequency:110
Horizontal scan range:15 - 92
Noise Level:32
Vertical scan range:50 - 85


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

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):4
Power consumption (typical):245


Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-15 - 15
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1500
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x720)
Screen size compatibility:762 - 7620


Audible noise: db
Lamp effect:170 Watts
Lamp life:3000 h
Manufacturer warranty (lamp excluded): years
Power consumption:245 Watts

Weight & Dimensions