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Epson PowerLite S4

Epson PowerLite S4
alaScore 79

30 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Epson PowerLite S4. 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. Reviewers really like the design and noise. The size and price are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the image quality.

usability, price, size, noise, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite S4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Epson PowerLite S4 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People really like the reliability and design. The noise and price also get good reviews, whereas the size and image quality get negative opinions.

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78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson PowerLite S4 3LCD ProjectorEpson PowerLite S4 3LCD Projector

Mar, 2018

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Rich Malloy (

Epson PowerLite S4


The Epson PowerLite S4 delivers rich, huge images at a staggeringly low price.

Large image size ; Very inexpensive ; Six color modes ; Two-year warranty ; Quick warm-up/cool-down

Noisy ; No USB cable included

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Art Feierman (

Epson Powerlite S4 Projector Review - Overview


The S4 LCD projector offers plenty of performance, especially considering there are only a couple of projectors on the market, that sell for less. The combination of an extremely bright image with excellent colors, a great remote and menu layout,...

Extremely bright for the price

Lack of a zoom lens. Epson's eZoom does slightly degrade the image quality, mostly noticeable on small text, compared to an optical zoom lens

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (

Looks good


Nice, bright picture.

I assumed component video meant the red, green and blue inputs, but it's actually through the monitor cable.

Sep, 2007

Consumer review (

Great Projector!


Great, bright picture.

800X600, not ideal resolution but it's all about viewing distance.

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Amazing deal


200 BULB PRICE!!! this projectors really a great deal for any room you want a big picture for a low price.

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Amazing quality!!!!


I have the older version of this the S3, but it is practically the same thing.

There are no cons directly.

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Excellent Value


Excellent picture quality, simple and effective menu system, excellent remote.

No optical zoom (there is a digital one), only SVGA.

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications


Built in speaker: Yes
Number of speakers:Mono


Bandwidth:162 MHz
Horizontal synchronization range:15-92 kHz
Vertical synchronization range:50-85 Hz


Audio RCA input:2
Component (3xRCA) input:1
Composite (yellow RCA) input:1
PC mouse communication:USB
S-video input:1
VGA (d-sub) input:1
VGA output:1



Image resolution

Aspect ratio:4:3
Brightness:1800 ANSI Lumen
Contrast (full on/off):500 :1
Maximum image size:300 inch
Maximum projection distance:12.0 meters
Maximum resolution:
Minimum image size:30 inch
Minimum projection distance:0.8 meters
Standard Resolution:800x600 SVGA
Supporting aspect ratios:16:9
True Widescreen: No


Digital zoom possibilities: Yes


Weight (lb):5.73 lb


Full HD (1920x1080): No
HDTV ready: Yes


Audible noise:36 db
Audible noise (whisper mode):30
Lamp effect:170 Watts
Lamp life:2000 h
Manufacturer warranty (lamp excluded):2 years
Power consumption:250 Watts