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Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080
alaScore 89

1052 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1052 reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and noise. The price and usability also get good comments, but opinions are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and usability. The price and size also get good reviews.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson TW6000 3D 1080p Full HD Home Cinema ProjectorEpson TW6000 3D 1080p Full HD Home Cinema Projector

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 465 user reviews of Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and noise. The usability and price also get good comments. Many are critical about the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, noise, size

reliability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 2D and 3D 1080p Home Theater ProjectorEpson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 2D and 3D 1080p Home Theater Projector

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (hometheaterhifi.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020e LCD Projector

 

The Highlights My Wish List Epson has always been a value leader with their front-projection models and the 3020e continues that tradition. This is the fourth generation I've reviewed and they just keep getting better and better. Making the wireless...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (hometheaterhifi.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e LCD Projector

 

The Highlights My Wish List This is now the fourth generation of Epson LCD projector I've worked with since I started reviewing. Each one has been better than its predecessor. The 5010e sets a standard for value and performance. By all measurements,...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Chuck Cage (wired.com)

Review: Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080

 

At first the picture was a tad dark. But after cranking up the brightness and contrast, it looked every bit as good as any LCD...

Simple, useful menu system. Excellent video processing, which means a great picture from just about any HD source. Quiet

Cream-colored case looks like a relic from an ’80s boardroom. Thankfully, it’ll likely end up ceiling-mounted and out of sight

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Epson Home Cinema 3010e WirelessHD 3D Projector Preview

 

A 1080p 3D capable projector with WirelessHD for only $200 over the price of the non-wireless projector? We're betting the Epson Home Cinema 3010e is going to be a popular option.

A 1080p 3D capable projector with WirelessHD for only $200 over the price of the non-wireless projector? We're betting the Epson Home Cinema 3010e is going to be a popular option (once we read some reviews saying it works). Compared to the price of an...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Pro Cinema 1080UB Projector Review

 

When we got our first glimpse of Epson's Pro Cinema 1080UB at the 9th Annual Audioholics State of the CE Union Event in Clearwater Beach, Florida, we knew we were in for a treat. We had already

ISF-certified product with custom memories ; Excellent real contrast ratio ; Excellent performance "out of the box ; xvYCC color support ; Dual HDMI 1.3 inputs ; Quiet fan ; Extra lamp

No automatic focus (manual only) ; Auto-iris only has on/off ; Poor LCD panel convergence in some samples

May, 2008

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Pro Cinema 1080 UB First Look

 

We got an up close and personal look at the new Epson Pro Cinema 1080 UB projector at the 2007 Audioholics State of the CE Union event in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The "UB" stands for Ultra Black

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson Home Cinema 1080 Projector Review

 

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080 is virtually identical to the Pro Cinema 1080. If you are a consumer, BUY this projector as it has nearly all of the performance advantages and features of the

Um, 1080p for under $3k ; No screen door effect ; Excellent contrast & color saturation ; Excellent performance "out of the box ; Backlit remote ; Native 1080p/24/60 support ; HDMI 1.3

Didn't pass blacker than black ; No automatic focus (manual only) ; Odd/inaccurate resolution information in Info menu display

May, 2007

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 Review

 

1080p is here with a vengeance and Epson is leading the way with its new 1080p professional model with ISFccc and other installer-friendly functions. See how well this professional projector compares

No screen door effect - period ; Excellent contrast & color saturation ; A plethora of calibration options ; Good performance "out of the box ; Backlit remote ; Native 1080p/24/60 support ; HDMI 1.3

No automatic focus (manual only) ; Odd/inaccurate resolution information in Info menu display

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Greg Robinson (bigpicturebigsound.com)

Epson 5020UBe (5020UB) Home Cinema 3D LCD ProjectorReview

 

Epson adds another pair of winning projectors to its impressive Home Cinema line. Deep blacks? Check. 3D? Check. Wireless HDMI? Read on...

With its deep black levels, accurate colors, dependable grayscale tracking, and intense light output, the 5020UB has it where it counts in every department. Regardless of whether or not you plan to make use of its 3D capabilities, if I were shopping...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: About.com (about.com)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020e Review

 

I really enjoyed my time with the Espon PowerLight Home Cinema 3020e. Set up and use was fairly easy. The rear panel connections are clearly labeled and spaced and the top mounted controls are easily accessible if you choose to use them, instead of the...

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications

A new celebrity is in town, brought to you by Epson, the world leader in home theater projectors. Introducing the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080, a projector that will so captivate the hearts and minds of movie buffs, they won't want to leave their homes. Masterfully engineered to deliver extraordinary performance, this remarkable performer combines five innovations in one phenomenal product. Working together as one unique system, these comprehensive components offer quality that far surpasses anything you've seen before. Engineered with precision detail, right down to the molecular level, Epson 3LCD technology is comprised of panels that faithfully reproduce the visible color spectrum. As a result, more light is able to pass through to the screen, giving the audience rich, vibrant colors and more even color tones. Finely tuned to deliver action-packed adventure unlike any other, the Pro Cinema 1080 offers flawless high-speed video motion, with smooth transitions from light to dark and color to color, displaying even the most subtle of color changes. Polarized liquid crystal molecular technology offers the most precise color registration for crisp images without any rainbow effects or color breakdown. This show-stopping projector features a proprietary lamp designed to deliver even, consistent light from corner to corner, using the least amount of power. Innovative Epson engineers created a lamp that gives off less heat, while optimizing performance and conserving energy at the same time. It's a feature that only Epson can provide - advanced technology designed to deliver maximum brightness and color uniformity. And, it's something that's sure to impress your clients with more consistent light for a better overall image! No other projector manufacturer matches this performance!

Design

Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.2in/16in
Height:4.9in
Weight:12.3lbs
Width:12.2in/16in

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
HD Image Format:1080p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens/1600ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:12000:1/4000:1/50000:1
Max Image Size:12.5ft / 150in/25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080/1920 x 1280
Max Screen Distance:38ft/77ft
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:Home Cinema 1080/Home Cinema 1080 UB/Pro Cinema 1080/Pro Cinema 1080 HQV/Pro Cinema 1080 UB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson PowerLite

Projector

Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Supported aspect ratios:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2500hour(s)/3000hour(s)
Lamp Type:E-TORL UHE/UHE

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty

Video

Colour modes (2D):Cinema, Dynamic
Colour modes (3D):Cinema, Dynamic

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM/NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / HF TV signal / RGB / S-Video/Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)