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Epson Home Cinema 1040

82

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Epson Home Cinema 1040

$659.00
Epson Home Cinema 1040
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An award winning and very economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with a reasonable price and very good features
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Jan 2016
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Refurbished - Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1040 1080p 3LCD Projector 3000 Lumens HDMI (Certified Refurbished)
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Refurbished - Epson Home Cinema 1040 1080p, 2x HDMI (1 MHL), 3LCD, 3000 Lumens Color and White Brightness Home Theater Projector (Certified Refurbished)
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Epson Home Cinema 1040 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Epson Home Cinema 1040 number 168 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
480 Reviews + 2 Awards
82
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $43 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 19% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp

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Epson Home Cinema 1040 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

OK Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $659.00 it is still cheaper than 71% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the Home Cinema 1040 is only $43 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson Home Cinema 1040's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 78% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Epson Home Cinema 1040's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Home Cinema 1040's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Home Cinema 1040 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Epson Home Cinema 1040 of 5,000h is longer than 67% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Home Cinema 1040 of only 200W is in the smallest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Supports Full HD

The Home Cinema 1040 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prv11h772020, visipax v11h772020, epson v11h772020, epson hc1040n, visipax 15k1

Barcodes:

00010343923652, 00010343923690, 00779177317425, 00779184360285, 00887401053817

Epson Home Cinema 1040

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