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Epson MovieMate 55

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Epson MovieMate 55. 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. Opinions about the noise and size are generally positive. The image quality and price also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the design, while there are some less positive views about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, size, noise

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson MovieMate 55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson MovieMate 55

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Epson MovieMate 55 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and noise. The image quality and price are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and design.

usability, price, image quality, noise, size

design, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson MovieMate 55 480p 3LCD Home Theater Projector with Built In DVD PlayerEpson MovieMate 55 480p 3LCD Home Theater Projector with Built In DVD Player

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Leita Smith Redding (hometheaterforum.com)

Awesome! We are still having fun with it!!

 

I am not real sure about our purchase date of this Epson Movie Mate and it was actually under $400. We found it at Sam's. It was the display model, that is how we were able to get such a great deal for it.  We love it and have enjoyed it for years. We...

Came with a screen. Can hook-up VCR, all game systems, computer, satellite, camera, and extra surround sound to it

Bulb are expensive. The only other con I have, which is normal with any projector, it has to be dark outside to watch it outside

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: smekersmeker (ciao.com)

Very good

 

In my opinion this is the best i used,but a bit expensive.In my life i used a lot of those but none were good enough to my expect.This is the best i ever used in my life.I have searched a good one for a very very long time.I bought a lot of them ,but...

Quality

Price

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: bloodman (ciao.com)

Good stuff ~

 

Recently, Epson America Releases Epson moviemate 55 multi-purpose home entertainment projector, built-in CD / DVD player and stereo speakers, and in the domestic release of the Epson EMP-DM1 follow the same route. Epson moviemate 55 to provide a home...

Many functions. Small

Eyesores created somewhat

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: zhahra (ciao.com)

Epson MovieMate 55

 

The MovieMate 72 integrates an LCD-based projector, DVD player, audio system, and stereo speakers into a single box. Almost all you have to do to set it up is plug it in, point it at a screen and insert a DVD. The sleek black case that houses the...

All in One Multimedia

don't know

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Leita Smith Redding (hometheaterforum.com)

Epson MovieMate 55 480p 3LCD Home Theater Projector with Built In DVD Player

 

I am not real sure about our purchase date of this Epson Movie Mate and it was actually under $400. We found it at Sam's. It was the display model, that is how we were able to get such a great deal for it. We love it and have enjoyed it for years. We...

Came with a screen. Can hook-up VCR, all game systems, computer, satellite, camera, and extra surround sound to it

Bulb are expensive. The only other con I have, which is normal with any projector, it has to be dark outside to watch it outside

Product Specifications

The ultimate portable projector, DVD and music player combo, Epson MovieMate 55 delivers all the big-screen drama, sound and excitement you desire - just plug, load and play. For larger-than-life entertainment, Epson MovieMate 55 is the combines a built-in progressive scan DVD/CD player and dual Dolby 5.1 Digital DTS 8W stereo speakers in one compact unit. It works with any blank wall or screen and projects DVD movies up to eight times larger than they would appear on a 40-inch, widescreen TV. Epson MovieMate 55 sets up easily - all you need is an electrical outlet. There are no additional cables or equipment to hook up. It features a convenient handle and soft, cushioned carrying case so you can take the show on the road. And, Epson MovieMate 55 delivers natural colors and bright, vibrant images with 3-chip, 3LCD technology.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.1in
Height:5in
Weight:8.4lbs
Width:12.6in

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WVGA
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:300:1
Max Image Size:12.5ft / 150in
Max Resolution:854 x 480
Max Screen Distance:14.7ft
Min Image Size:2.5ft / 29.9in
Min Screen Distance:3ft
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:55
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson MovieMate

Lamps

Bulb power:120
Lamp Type:UHE
Service life of lamp:3000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.35

Multimedia

Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:16

Other Features

Connectivity Technology:Wired
F-number (relative aperture):1.44
Video compatibility mode:NTSC, NTSC4.43, PAL, M-PAL, N-PAL, PAL60, SECAM, HDTV (720P, 1080i), SDTV (525i / 525p / 625i / 625p)
Weight:8.3
Weight (imperial):8.3
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):300:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-15/15
Projection technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1200
Projector native resolution:WVGA (854x480)
Screen size compatibility:30 - 150

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:3000hour(s)
Lamp Type:UHE

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video