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Epson PowerLite Cinema 500 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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The Epson PowerLite Cinema 500 Projector is a 720P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x720 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in March 2004 and has been by Epson.



Epson PowerLite Cinema 500 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$3,999
Status
Discontinued
Released
March 2004
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
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White Brightness
1,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
1,200:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
200W UHE bulb
Lamp Life
1,700 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
ELPLP28 / V13H010L28  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.5x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
5.8' - 30.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.38:1 - 2.07:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 14'-10" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
5.80" x 17.70" x 13.60"
Weight
13.8 lbs
Audible Noise
36 dB  / 27 dB
Power
290 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Faroudja DCDi™ technology with 3:2 pulldown. Epson AccuCinema Color Management for accurate color and subtle detail, plus greater control over individual color levels (RGB, CYM)

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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