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Epson EB-U04

alaTest has collected and analyzed 207 reviews of Epson EB-U04. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The size and usability are also appreciated, but many are critical about the black level and noise.

image quality, usability, size, price, design

noise, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson EB-U04 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson EB-U04

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Epson EB-U04 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and noise. The usability and price also get good comments, but many are less positive about the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, noise, size

reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson EB-U04 Full HD Portable 3LCD ProjectorEpson EB-U04 Full HD Portable 3LCD Projector

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Epson EB-U04

 

The EB-U04 is an LCD projector with a Full HD resolution that's on sale for the budget price of £548.99. Epson pitches it as a projector that can be used for either home entertainment or office presentations.

Good price ; Ships with a carry case ; Sharp and bright

Unimpressive black-level response ; Patchy colour temperature ; Various running noise issues

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Practically a home cinema in my living room!

 

At first I was a little apprehensive about buying this as I felt it was a huge waste of money since we have a tv! But I let my partner talk me round for a 'trial' but I have absolutely fallen in love with it. The quality of the image is amazing and...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

EPSON EB-U04 Long Throw Full HD Office Projector

 

Good picture quality.

Very expensive. No HDMI cable included. No built-in WiFi support.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

EPSON EBU04

 

Good picture quality.

Very expensive. No HDMI cable included. No built-in WiFi support.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

EPSON EB-U04 Long Throw Full HD Office Projector

 

No cool down time

Slightly noisey

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

EPSON EBU04

 

No cool down time

Slightly noisey

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Crisp, clear image

 

Really pleased with the quality of this projector - nice and bright so easy to use during the day for presentations in rooms which can't be blacked out. Small and easy to carry, worked straight out of the box. Great for home movies too! Very happy and...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

EPSON EBU04

 

Excellent picture quality, good and bright, even on Eco setting. Fan a bit noisy on full brightness, but on eco setting inaudible in room. works fine with blu-ray and my MacMini via HDMI. All round a really good performer, and i am very pleased with my...

As mentioned fan a little bit noisy on full power setting, but really, as soon as surround sound is set to nice listening level, didn't notice fan at all.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

EPSON EB-U04 Long Throw Full HD Office Projector

 

Excellent picture quality, good and bright, even on Eco setting. Fan a bit noisy on full brightness, but on eco setting inaudible in room. works fine with blu-ray and my MacMini via HDMI. All round a really good performer, and i am very pleased with my...

As mentioned fan a little bit noisy on full power setting, but really, as soon as surround sound is set to nice listening level, didn't notice fan at all.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Miniature version of my previous Epson projector

 

Had to move the mount forward otherwise just fine

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Color of product:Black, White / White
Form Factor:Desktop
LED Indicators: Yes
Product type:Desktop projector / Portable projector

Display

Built-in display: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Consumption (economy mode):207
Power consumption (standby):207
Power consumption (typical):277
Power Source:AC

Lamps

Bulb power:200
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):10000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.5 - 1.71
Focal length range (f-f):0.804 - 0.965
Focus:Manual
Offset:10

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10 / 2

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

HDCP: Yes
Noise Level:37 / 38
Noise level (economic mode):28 / 32

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (economy mode):207
Power consumption (standby):0.26
Power consumption (typical):277
Power Source:AC

Projector

Color light output:3000
Contrast ratio (typical):15000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Matrix size:0.67
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Number of colors:1.073 billion colors
Objective projection distance:70.9 - 85.4
Projection distance:70.9 - 85.4
Projection distance (tele):85.4 - 85.4
Projection distance (wide):70.9 - 70.9
Projection technology:3LCD
Projector brightness:3000
Projector brightness (economic mode):2100
Projector native resolution:UXGA (1600 x 1200) / WUXGA (1920x1200)
Screen size compatibility:30 - 300
Supported aspect ratios:16:10
White light output:3000
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.2:1
Zoom type:Manual

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Full HD: Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Video color modes:Dynamic, Photo, Presentation, Theatre, sRGB
Video processing:10

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.61
Height:3.03
Weight:5.73
Width:11.7