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Epson Home Cinema 1040 Projector

$599.99
15000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $74.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good size
Good high def TV
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this multimedia projector was good. This data projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a rating of 100% from projector expert review website projectorcentral.com. The projector expert review sites think this 15000:1 contrast ratio projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age.

Epson Has Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 887 expert and owner reviews (including 53 verified purchases), Epson has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 98% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who bought this projector thought it was lightweight. Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review of this projector “The Epson Home Cinema 1040 is the projector you should be looking at if you want a bright, light-weight, potentially portable HD projector that does well for home entertainment” and rated this projector 7 stars.


Good High Def TV

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Home Cinema 1040 supports full HD, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support full HD and we think the W1110 ($882.90), and the W2000 ($1,247.72) both from Benq which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Home Cinema 1040 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the W1110 ($882.90), and the W2000 ($1,247.72) both from Benq which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Home Cinema 1040 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution across all similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

Across comparable types of projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector is 2,000 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 5,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson Home Cinema 1040 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Home Cinema 1040 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago range from 170W to 310W, and the average bulb power is 230W. At only 200 Watts, the Home Cinema 1040 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Home Cinema 1040 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the W2000 ($1,247.72) (29dB), or the W1110 ($882.90) (29dB) both from Benq which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson epsonhc1040projectorv11h7, epson hc1040projectorv11h772020, epson v11h772020, epson 1920x1200
Barcodes 00010343923652, 00779177317425

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