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Epson Home Cinema 2045 Projector

$849.99
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1080p (1920x1080) 37dB 2,200 ANSI Lumens Sep 2016
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The Home Cinema 2045 wireless projector is designed to be your home entertainment hub, delivering Full HD 1080p content from an array of devices. Offering up to 3x Higher Color Brightness than... More
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Soundandvision.com gave this multimedia projector a "Top Pick" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Epson data projector received a rating of 90% from projector expert review site hometheaterreview.com. That puts this projector in the top 10% of all the new projectors.

Good Brand

We checked 735 expert and owner reviews for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically for its projectors.

Only Released Three Months Ago

This data projector was only released three months ago, so it is likely to have better features than some of the older projectors.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Home Cinema 2045 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released in the last year do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider include the Vivitek Qumi Q6[plb_3137053_price].

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Home Cinema 2045 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the Home Cinema 2045 do not support Full HD projection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price], or the Optoma HD28DSE[plb_3141654_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Home Cinema 2045 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the Home Cinema 2045 also support 3D image projection.

We compared all the other projectors which support 3D image projection to this projector and we think the Optoma HD28DSE[plb_3141654_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a 3D image projection and we think the Vivitek Qumi Q6[plb_3137053_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other recently released projectors, the Epson Home Cinema 2045 has a built-in speaker.

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price], or the Optoma HD28DSE[plb_3141654_price].

Other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Vivitek Qumi Q6[plb_3137053_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

At only 297 millimeters, the Home Cinema 2045 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045. The average width of newly released similar spec multimedia projectors is 370mm.

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Supports Four Video Colour Modes

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 has a greater number of video colour modes than most projectors that have been around for the last year. This projector supports a Cinema video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by recently released data projectors. The video colour modes "Bright cinema", "Dynamic" and "Natural" are also supported by this data projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that were released in the last year. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 is 37 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,000 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Epson Home Cinema 2045 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045. Newly released projectors have noise levels of between 22dB and 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Vivitek Qumi Q6[plb_3137053_price] (34dB).

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Home Cinema 2045 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other projectors that have been available for the last year have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Very Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

Projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 have brightness in economy mode of between 2,200 ANSI lumens and 6,000 ANSI lumens, and the average brightness in economy mode is 4,600 ANSI lumens. With a brightness in economy mode of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Home Cinema 2045 has a quite dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other newly released projectors.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most latest projectors have between one and two audio in ports, including the Home Cinema 2045 which has one audio in port.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 have one built-in speaker, including the Home Cinema 2045 which has one built-in speaker.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

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Expert Reviews

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The Epson Home Cinema 2045 LCD projector is a compelling contender in the home entertainment projector category, offering performance on par with others in the price class yet delivering features...

28 April 2016

What it lacks in size, it makes up for in features. The Home Cinema 2045 packs a wallop for the dollar, delivering a bright and accurate image from a wonderfully portable unit...

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Electricity cost when switched on $75.87
Electricity cost when on standby $1.19
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Total running cost over 5 years $77.06
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h709020, epson hc2045projectorv11h709020
Barcodes 00010343921870, 00010343921900, 00010343922747

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