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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition

B&H # EPPLHC500S MFR # V11H584220
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Product Highlights
  • SVGA 800 x 600 Native Resolution
  • Color & White 2600 Lumens of Brightness
  • Contrast Ratio up to 3000:1
  • Lamp Life up to 5000 Hours in ECO Mode
  • 3LCD, 3-Chip Image Technology
  • USB Plug & Play Instant Setup for PC/Mac
  • Built-in Image Correction
  • PC-Free Slideshows via USB Thumb Drive
  • Built-In 2W Mono Speaker
  • NTSC, PAL & SECAM Video Compatibility

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition delivers 2600 lumens of white brightness and 2600 lumens of color brightness with a low noise level of only 29 dB using the ECO operating mode. It features four different color modes and up to a 3000:1 contrast ratio. The projector features SVGA 800 x 600 native resolution with support for resolutions up to SXGA+ (1400 x 1050) as well. It's also equipped with a 3LCD, 3-chip RGB liquid crystal shutter projection system and a 200W UHE E-TORL lamp that provides up to 5000 hours of life.

The projector supports easy setup features including ±30° automatic vertical keystone correction. For connectivity, you can choose from a variety of inputs including HDMI, VGA, S-video and more. The projector also supports convenient Instant On/Off, Sleep Mode and Direct Power On/Off controls. Other features include a built-in 2W speaker, multiple security measures, USB plug-and-play connectivity, and an included remote control.

This projector supports up to three times brighter colors thanks to its 3LCD, 3-chip technology
Projector features 2600 lumens of color brightness and 2600 lumens of white brightness
The projector features a 4:3 native aspect ratio, but also supports 16:9 widescreen content
Projector supports USB plug-and-play instant setup for instantly projecting from a PC or Mac via USB
Built-in image correction for fast and easy set up
Thanks to the digital HDMI audio/video connection, you can watch HD content with just one cable
Thanks to the 2W built-in speaker, there's no need to carry around external speakers with your projector
Projector supports PC-free slideshows via a USB thumb drive
Convenient controls include Instant Off/On, Sleep Mode and Direct Power Off/On
This portable projector includes a remote control and it's both compact and lightweight
Game mode, which is one of four special color modes to choose from, is ideal for displaying video games or TV programs in well-lit rooms
Projection System 3LCD, 3-chip technology
Driving Method Epson Poly-silicon TFT Active Matrix
Projection Method Front
Rear
Ceiling mount
Brightness Color: 2600 lumens
White: 2600 lumens
Contrast Ratio Up to 3000:1
Native Resolution SVGA 800 x 600
Pixel Count 480,000 x 3 (1,440,000)
Aspect Ratio Native: 4:3
Supported: 16:9
Supported Resolutions VGA 640 x 480
XGA 1024 x 768
SXGA 1152 x 864
WXGA 1280 x 800
SXGA+ 1400 x 1050
Color Reproduction 16.77 million colors
Projection Lens Type: Manual focus
F-Number: 1.44
Focal Length: 16.7 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.0 - 1.35 digital zoom
Lamp Type E-TORL 200 W UHE
Lamp Life Up to 4000 hours (Normal mode)
Up to 5000 hours (ECO mode)
Throw Ratio 1.45 - 1.96
Projection Size Wide (Zoom): 30 - 350" (0.76 - 8.89 m)
Tele (Zoom): 23 - 260" (0.58 - 6.6 m)
Projection Distance 2.89 - 34.25' (0.88 - 10.44 m)
Keystone Correction Vertical (Automatic): ±30°
Display Performance NTSC: 480 lines (depends on observation of the multi-burst pattern)
PAL: 560 lines (depends on observation of the multi-burst pattern)
Input Signal NTSC
NTSC4.43
PAL
M-PAL
N-PAL
PAL60
SECAM
Interfaces 1 x HDMI input
1 x S-video input (Mini DIN)
1 x Composite video input (RCA)
1 x Audio L/R input (RCA)
1 x Computer/component video input (D-sub 15-pin)
1 x USB Type A port (PC-free and other)
1 x USB Type B port (USB plug-and-play)
Speaker 2 W (mono)
Fan Noise 29 dB (ECO mode)
37 dB (Normal mode)
Security Kensington-style lock provision
Password protect function
Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
Power Supply Voltage AC 100 - 240 V
Power Consumption 234 W (ECO mode)
283 W (Normal mode)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.6 x 3.1 x 9.0" (295 x 79 x 229 mm) including feet
11.6 x 3.0 x 9.0" (295 x 76 x 229 mm) excluding feet
Weight 5.1 lb (2.3 kg)
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition
  • Power Cable
  • Component-to-VGA Adapter Cable
  • Projector Remote Control
  • 2 x Batteries (for Remote)
  • User Manual CD
  • Password Protection Sticker
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • 90-Day Limited Lamp Warranty
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    EpsonPowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition
     
    4.7

    (based on 6 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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      (4)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Movies (4)
      • Living room (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Movie enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4)

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      5.0

      $$Worth the $$$money for the product

      By Piep

      from Pennsylvania

      Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

      Reviewing other opinions on this particular projector I ordered based upon theirs views. I bought it as a gift and the reciever of this gift absolutely just loves it. I personally can not give an opinion for I did not use it. I reccomend it.

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      5.0

      Great value!

      By Hugo

      from Boca Raton, Fl

      About Me Movie Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Image
      • Energy Efficient
      • Good Remote
      • Intuitive Controls

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Larger Rooms
        • Living Room
        • Movies
        • Television Shows

        Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

        Image quality is good at night and during daylight. Great value under $. Easy to use. The only negative or difficulty i had was hanging it on the ceiling as it only seems to have two holes to put the screws on the stand i already had.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Good and cheap projector

        By Bruce

        from PA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Movies

          Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

          I order a lot of bh photo. I've always had quality products. They are fast and precise.

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          4.0

          Perfect replacement for TV

          By Petra

          from NY

          About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up

          Cons

          • Poor Sound Quality

          Best Uses

          • Living Room
          • Movies

          Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

          It's easy to set up and use.
          Only problem: I had to buy several cables to use it with different laptops.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Great deal for the price

          By Dr.M

          from San Juan, Puerto Rico

          About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Interfaces Well With TV

          Cons

          • Poor Sound Quality

          Best Uses

          • Movies
          • Smaller Rooms

          Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

          I've used projectors for over 35 years and have seen the evolution of the market. I'd say this is a very good machine for the price.

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          • No

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good projector

          By Luiz Méssici

          from New York, NY

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Energy Efficient
          • Good Remote
          • Interfaces Well With TV
          • Intuitive Controls

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Living Room

            Comments about Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 3LCD Projector Silver Edition:

            i use to my presentation

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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