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Epson Home Cinema 2045 Projector

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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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One Industry Award

One expert review site wrote that this projector was good. This Epson multimedia projector received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 90% from hometheaterreview.com.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 614 owner and expert reviews for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically for its data projectors.

Only Released Four Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released just four months ago.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Home Cinema 2045 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the Home Cinema 2045 do not support wi-Fi.

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Supports 3D

The Home Cinema 2045 supports 3D, unlike most of the other similar spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months which do not support 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support 3D and we think the Optoma GT5500[plb_3451140_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other recently released comparable spec data projectors which do not support full HD, the Home Cinema 2045 supports full HD.

Other projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to look at include the Optoma GT5500[plb_3451140_price], the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price], or the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Home Cinema 2045 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the Home Cinema 2045.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Optoma GT5500[plb_3451140_price], the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price], or the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many latest data projectors.

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Supports Four Video Colour Modess

The Home Cinema 2045 has a greater number of video colour modes than most similar spec projectors that came out in the last 12 months. This Epson projector supports a Cinema video colour modes, which is the most frequently supported video colour modes supported by new data projectors. The video colour modess "Bright cinema", "Dynamic" and "Natural" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Epson Home Cinema 2045 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst data projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the Home Cinema 2045 is 3,800 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesss range from 100 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors that came out around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 range from 22dB to 40dB. At 37 decibels, the Home Cinema 2045 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other latest data projectors.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] (35dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the Home Cinema 2045 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

With a projector brightness (economic mode) of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Home Cinema 2045 has a fairly dim projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the Home Cinema 2045. The projector brightness (economic mode)s of new data projectors range from 2,200 ANSI lumens to 6,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Home Cinema 2045 is a one audio (L,R) in projector. Most of the other new comparable spec data projectors have between one and two audio (L,R) ins.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Home Cinema 2045 is a one number of built-in speakers data projector.

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

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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 $73.88
Electricity cost when on standby $1.16
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Total running cost over 5 years $75.04
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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 v11h709r, epson v11h709re, epson v11h709020, epson v11h709ref, epson v11h709refu, epson v11h709refur, epson v11h709refurb, epson homecinema2045, epson v11h709refurbi, epson v11h709refurbis, epson v11h709refurbish, epson v11h709refurbishe, epson v11h709refurbished, epson hc2045projectorv11h709020, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709r, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709re, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709ref, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refu, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refur, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurb, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurbi, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurbis, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurbish, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurbishe, epson hc2045projtorrefurbv11h709refurbished
Barcodes 00010343921870, 00010343921900, 00010343922747

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