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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD Projector

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12000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
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Experience widescreen entertainment the way it was meant to be seen in the comfort of your own home. The Home Cinema 730HD projector boasts 3000 lumens of color brightness1 and 3000 lumens of... More
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7 Reasons For

Epson Projectors Have Good Reviews

Epson 12000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good ratings on average and across all data projectors Epson is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the Optoma HD141[plb_2415610_price].

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD. This projector is a two audio (L,R) in projector compared to most of the projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD which only have one audio (L,R) in.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector.

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Very Bright White Light Output

The dimmest white light output of projectors that have been around for more than two years is 1,800 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 3,000 ANSI lumens, and the average white light output is 2,500 ANSI lumens. With a white light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has one of the brightest white light outputs amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Colour Light Output

The average colour light output of projectors that have been on the market for more than two years is 2,600 ANSI lumens, and the colour light outputs range from 1,800 ANSI lumens to 3,800 ANSI lumens. The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has one of the brighter colour light outputs (3,000 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Light

The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD is fairly light (only 2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD. The weights of multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 110g to 32kg, and the average weight is 5.4kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Support 3D

The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD does not support 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also do not support 3D.

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might want to consider include the Epson EH-TW6600[plb_2495277_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD do not support full HD. The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support full HD including the Epson EH-TW6600[plb_2495277_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD do not support wi-Fi. The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. Data projectors of this spec and age have noise levels of between 21dB and 43dB.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the projectors of this age and type the bulb powers range from 130W to 400W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Epson released the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Colour Modes (2D)
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card

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Expert Reviews

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8 November 2015

This is a quick write-up of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD as part of our ?Millennials and Projectors? series.For those of you who don't know me, I'm Lisa, Art's 23-year-old daughter living... Read more…

Inexpensive
LCD engine means no rainbow artifacts
Suitably bright for a living room or family room
Native resolution is consistent with 720p video, but 1080p input requires scaling
No 3D support
13 March 2014

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD 2D home entertainment projector delivers rainbow-free images and is suitably bright for a family room...

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Electricity cost when switched on $68.68
Electricity cost when on standby $16.19
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.87
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HDuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00010343909021, 00103439090212
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