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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500

$1,699.00
$449.99 $1,249.01 cheaper than 9 days ago
IT Reviews.com Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and cheap to run 3000:1 800 x 600 projector
3000:1 SVGA (800x600) No 37dB Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 number 508 across all projectors.
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17 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Average
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Good Features
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$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%, based on 17 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite dim projector brightness
Quite small bulb power

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Experts in multimedia projectors love this projector and have given it three awards.

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this data projector. Trusted Reviews and IT Reviews.com both gave this projector a "Recommended" award.

Review website Laptopmag.com decided that this projector was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 17 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com this projector has an overall expert rating of 77%.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 1,045 expert and owner reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this Epson projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $1,249 (74%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 of £214.34 ($214.34) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $235.65.

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Features

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Epson multimedia projector has been on the market since January 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is $72 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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