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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and usability. The price and image quality are also appreciated. Many are negative about the size, and views are divided on the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Projectors on

image quality, price, usability, design

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 Home Theatre Projector (V11H336120)

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Epson PowerLite 8100 Home Theater Projector Review


Well laid out Menu system, Significant horizontal and vertical lens shift, Good out of box performance, Back lit remote, Very bright in Dynamic mode, Good presets, Substantial price reduction compared to previous model, Installation friendly 2:1 Throw...

It’s big. Real big., Color offset is back – see below, Frustrating, cheap feeling lens shift. You’ll probably only ever use it when you’re installing the projector., Buy a small flashlight – you’ll need it to find the button on the remote to activate...

Verdict: Qualified MAYBE! Epson’s newest 1080 home theater projector carries over much of what has set Epson apart in the marketplace. While other manufacturers have been improving their game Epson seems to be content to stay the course and introduce...

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I did tons of research prior to purchasing my Epson 8100. It took me many long nights and questions to folks in the community before I came to buy this unit.

Amazing PictureLens ShiftGreat Customer Service/WarrantyHardly any Fan noise

Not the best blacks (but still decent)No smoothing (if you are into that thing)