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Projector Central Editor's Choice Award

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500UB Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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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 Award designation is earned by products offering extraordinary value or performance in their price class.

Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,099
User Reviews
(8) Review this Projector
Awards
Editor's Choice
Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2009
Warranty
2 Years
 
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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

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


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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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