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Projector Central Editor's Choice Award

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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From Epson —   Experience rich cinematic adventures at home with the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100. This affordable projector puts you in the middle of the action with blockbuster brightness and contrast. Whether you enjoy movies, games or sporting events, every image is sure to pop off the screen thanks to Epson's D7 panel and an impressive contrast ratio up to 36,000:1. With Epson's 3LCD, 3-chip optical engine, 1800 lumens of color and white light output and HDMI connectivity, you get dynamic high-definition performance. Best of all, with the exclusive cinema filter from Epson and powerful lens by Fujinon — a brand trusted by renowned Hollywood filmmakers — you're sure to experience movies like never before. And, it offers easy maintenance with an efficient cooling system and convenient dust filtration system. So, bring home the PowerLite Home Cinema 8100, for big-screen entertainment you have to see to believe — all at an incredible value.

  • Rich, vibrant color and reliable performance
  • High-definition, 1080p home theater experience
  • D7 panel delivers 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 36,000:1 contrast ratio
  • Stunning picture uniformity and clarity
  • Amazing, true-to-life color
  • Brilliant images, anytime, day or night
  • 1800 lumens color light output, 1800 lumens white light output
  • Low fan noise

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 Projector Specifications

Projector Central's Rating
Projector Central Editor's Choice Award
Editor's Choice Award

Our Editor's Choice Award designation is earned by products offering extraordinary value or performance in their price class.

Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,299
User Reviews
(10) Review this Projector
Awards
Editor's Choice
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2009
Warranty
2 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,800 ANSI Lumens
Color Brightness
1,800 Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
36,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
36,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.74" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
200W E-TORL bulb

Included Lens
2.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-47.10% & Vertical +/-96.30%
Throw Distance
6.2' - 19.7'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.37:1 - 2.88:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 20'-10" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
5.40" x 17.70" x 14.20"
Weight
16.1 lbs
Audible Noise
28 dB  / 22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
282 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3a x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin


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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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