Find a Projector Projector Forums Login

Projectors


Top 10

Where to Buy

Reviews

News & Articles

ProjectorCentral.com
Projector Central Editor's Choice Award

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500UB Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
Calculate Throw Distance

From Epson —   Experience home theater in a way you never thought possible with the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB. With a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1, unprecedented in its class, you get deep blacks and extraordinary detail, putting you right in the middle of the action. Whether you're watching movies, or sports, or playing videogames, this 1080p projector ensures amazing image quality with Epson D7 chip, an HQV processor and innovative Super-resolution video technology. Enjoy brilliant quality and blockbuster performance.

  • HQV processor, super resolution chip, and frame interpolation for superior video quality
  • 3LCD, 3-chip optical engine for rich, vibrant color and reliable performance
  • D7 panel with C2Fine technology delivers high-definition 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • Revolutionary Super Resolution technology enhances DVD, SD and HD content
  • UltraBlack technology for deep, dark blacks, crystal clear detail, and a contrast ratio up to 150,000:1


Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500UB Projector Specifications

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

Our Editor's Choice designation is our top award earned by reviewed products and is reserved for those offering extraordinary performance or value in their price class. Read Review

Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,099
Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2009
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
(8) Review this Projector
 
Switch to Metric
White Brightness
1,600 ANSI Lumens
Color Brightness
1,600 Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
200,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
200,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.74" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
200W E-TORL bulb
Lamp Life
4,000 hours
Lamp Model
V13H010L49 / ELPLP49  Buy Replacement Lamp

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
5.70" x 17.70" x 15.50"
Weight
16.1 lbs
Audible Noise
28 dB  / 22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
297 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3a x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
THX Certified
Frame Interpolation
Additional Features
With a powerful cinema filter, enhanced frame interpolation and state-of-the-art Fujinon® lens, this product delivers dynamic video in virtually any setting



More Epson Projectors

880X BrightLink 1480Fi BrightLink 1485Fi BrightLink 725Wi BrightLink 735Fi BrightLink 760Wi BrightLink 770Fi EB-PU1006W EB-PU1007B EB-PU1007W EB-PU1008B EB-PU1008W EB-PU2010B EB-PU2010W EB-PU2113W EB-PU2116W EB-PU2120W EB-PU2213B EB-PU2216B EB-PU2220B EF-100B EF-100W EpiqVision Flex CO-FH02 EpiqVision Flex CO-W01 EpiqVision Mini EF11 EpiqVision Mini EF12 EpiqVision Ultra LS300B EpiqVision Ultra LS300W EpiqVision Ultra LS500-B EpiqVision Ultra LS500-W EpiqVision Ultra LS500B-100 EpiqVision Ultra LS500B-120 EpiqVision Ultra LS500W-100 EpiqVision Ultra LS500W-120 EpiqVision Ultra LS800B EpiqVision Ultra LS800W EX3280 EX5280 Home Cinema 1080 Home Cinema 2200 Home Cinema 2250 Home Cinema 2350 Home Cinema 3200 Home Cinema 3800 Home Cinema 4010 Home Cinema 5050UB Home Cinema 880 Home Cinema LS11000 LightScene EV-110 LightScene EV-115 PowerLite 118 PowerLite 119W PowerLite 1288 PowerLite 1780W PowerLite 1781W PowerLite 1785W PowerLite 1795F PowerLite 2142W PowerLite 2250U PowerLite 685W PowerLite 720 PowerLite 725W PowerLite 750F PowerLite 755F PowerLite 760W PowerLite 770F PowerLite 775F PowerLite 800F PowerLite 805F PowerLite 982W PowerLite 992F PowerLite E20 PowerLite L200SW PowerLite L200SX PowerLite L200W PowerLite L200X PowerLite L210SF PowerLite L210SW PowerLite L210W PowerLite L250F PowerLite L255F PowerLite L260F PowerLite L265F PowerLite L520U PowerLite L520W PowerLite L530U PowerLite L570U PowerLite L630SU PowerLite L630U PowerLite L635SU PowerLite L730U PowerLite L735U PowerLite L770U PowerLite L775U PowerLite U50 PowerLite W49 PowerLite W70 PowerLite W75 PowerLite X49 Pro Cinema 4050 Pro Cinema LS12000 Pro EX10000 Pro EX7280 Pro EX9240 Pro G7400U Pro L1500UHNL Pro L1505UHNL Pro L1715SNL Pro L1750UNL Pro L1755UNL Pro L20000UNL Pro L20002UNL Pro L30000UNL Pro L30002UNL VS260
 

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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness: