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Epson P-2000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of Epson P-2000. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The portability and performance also get good feedback, but there are some critical views about the headphones and price.

usability, performance, portability, size, reliability

price, headphones

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Epson P-2000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Epson P-2000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviews about the battery and design are generally positive. The portability and performance also get good reviews, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Many are critical about the price.

usability, performance, portability, design, battery


81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Drive, Viewer, and Audio/Video Player (B31B174011)Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Drive, Viewer, and Audio/Video Player (B31B174011)

Jan, 2017

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Bill Machrone (

Epson P-2000


Player Type: Portable Media Player

The best display we've yet seen on a photo viewer or portable multimedia device. Highly attuned to the needs of digital photographers on the go.

Filenames restricted to 8.3 format (one to eight characters, plus file-type extension). Some noise in audio tracks.

The Epson P-2000 multimedia photo viewer is an excellent photo and video viewer with camera off-loading abilities. The image quality is breathtaking, and the viewer is very easy to use. You can display slide shows on-screen and with AV output. The P-2000

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Peter Rojas (

Epson Photo Fine Player P-2000 review


Digital Photography Review checks out the P-2000, Epson's new 40GB digital photo viewer/storage device. Despite the fact that they could probably just as easily pimp the P-2000 as a personal media player, since it also supports playback of MP3 and AAC...

Dec, 2004

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Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer Review


The Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer is a storage device that allows you to download digital photos and movies onto its 40Gb hard-drive and then view them on its 3.8 inch colour LCD screen. The Epson P-2000 has built-in card slots for Compact...

The Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer has done what few products that I have reviewed here on PhotographyBLOG have ever done - made their way into my camera bag! The Epson P-2000 has impressed me so much that I plan to buy one just as soon as...

Mar, 2005

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P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer


We would like to introduce to you a revolutionary product that can solve many problems and make life a lot easier. The solution from EPSON may be interesting for professional and amateur photographers as well as for people who like extravagant things....

Summarizing my impressions I must acknowledge that despite some defects which aren't really serious, the EPSON P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer is a revolutionary product that can solve many problems of a modern man. I hope other manufacturers will...

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Jackie Dove (

Epson P-2000 - Photo viewing on the fly


The Epson P-2000 is the best choice in this new product category. Its high-quality screen and sound, as well as its friendly navigation scheme, give you the best value for your money. The P-2000 has convenient amenities that the other two devices lack,...

Big, brilliant screen ; supports several Raw formats ; supports and plays back several video formats ; friendly, icon-based interface ; wide viewing angle ; EXIF data clearly visible on gray background ; good battery life

Will not enlarge or rotate Raw photos ; doesn't include Raw photos in slide shows ; no histogram ; can print only to certain Epson printers

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Luuk Jurrien (

Epson P-2000 multimedia storage viewer


Another Photokina announcement from Epson; Epson unveils the Epson P-2000 multimedia storage viewer, the successor to the Epson Photo PC P-1000 photo viewer. The Epson P-2000 enables consumers to professional photographers to save their photos from...

Oct, 2004

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Epson P-2000


My first career was as a photojournalist. I spent a large part of my professional life traveling the world with a Leica M3 and M2, and then M6 and finally M7. In prior years I've written extensively about rangefinder cameras, lenses, accessories, and...

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (

Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer


Large LCD screen, simple user interface, AV-out support

Quite bulky, MP3 playback is basic, no headphones

A great device for viewing photos, with a large LCD screen, but it lacks some MP3 playback features and is quite bulky.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by: Doug Harman (

Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer - Pocket-lint


Stunning update of its P-1000 predecessor, the P-2000 offers improved compatibility, improved battery life and a beautiful screen. (Almost) worth every

Well made and possessing just about the best colour LCD screen I’ve seen for this type of device.

Basic menu system, Clunky albums and slow to copy data even from SD or CF cards

Stunning screen, good price given the flexibility conspire to make the P-2000 a winner. It's a must-have for any photographer who needs extra storage in the field but with that certain something extra.

May, 2005

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (

Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer


The Epson P-2000 describes itself as a multimedia storage viewer, but owners will swiftly start considering it their own personal cinema. This model has an extraordinarily bright, high-contrast 3.8-inch LCD screen with VGA (640x480 pixels) resolution...

Jun, 2005

Product Specifications

Enjoy the freedom of multimedia portability with the Epson P-2000, featuring a 40GB hard drive and 3.8" LCD to view, store and playback photos, videos and music - all without a computer. Review images easily, or share and enjoy them at your convenience. Exclusive Epson Photo Fine LCD technology ensures brilliant color and vivid detail. A perfect companion to any digital camera, the Epson P-2000 makes it easy to download files to and from any CompactFlash or Secure Digital memory card through its built-in card slots. And, with an optional third-party adapter, it supports additional memory cards. Designed with a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface, this portable device transfers photos, video and audio files in a snap. It supports JPEG and select RAW image files, MPEG4 and Motion JPEG video files, plus MP3 and AAC audio files. Windows and Macintosh compatible, the Epson P-2000 features an intuitive menu that enables users to easily browse through files or create new folders for easy accessibility. And, it can even print directly to select Epson printers This travel-friendly battery operated device is ideal for any application - both personal and professional. Share photos with friends, or display a digital portfolio for business use. A versatile multimedia storage viewer, the Epson P-2000 offers on-the-spot downloading and playback of photos, videos and music - anytime, anyplace.


Rechargeable Battery:Rechargeable


Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Radio Function: No


Bluetooth: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:AAC / MP3

Digital Multimedia Devices

Autonomous Use: Yes
Device Type:Digital AV player
Key Features:Digital audio player / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player / External HDD function/Digital audio player / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player / External HDD function / Memory card reader
PC Interfaces:Hi-Speed USB
TV Standards Supported:NTSC / PAL

Digital Storage

Flash Memory Cards Supported:CompactFlash Card type I / CompactFlash Card type II / Microdrive / MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card/CompactFlash Card type I / CompactFlash Card type II / Microdrive / SD Memory Card
HDD Capacity:40GB

Dimensions & Weight



Display Technology:TFT Display
Touchscreen: No

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):9.7cm
Display Type (JK):TFT
Output Type:Color

General Features

Memory Card Slot: Yes
Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Hard Disc Drive
Type:Audio/Video Player
Video Playback: Yes


Model:P-2000/P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson/EPSON Photo Viewer



Motion Video

Video Playback Formats:Motion JPEG / MPEG-4

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: Yes
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: Yes
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: No
WMA Playback: No
WMV Playback: No

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:JPEG / RAW