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Epson Home Cinema 1040 Projector

15000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £94.73 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site said that this multimedia projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This projector received an expert rating of 100% from projectorcentral.com. This puts this Epson projector in the top 1% of all the comparable spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 886 expert and owner reviews (including 53 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 98% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The Home Cinema 1040 has an average 1 year running cost of £95 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 41 data projectors that have been around for more than a year.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when Epson released the Home Cinema 1040.


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Supports Full HD

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 supports full HD, as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Other projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to look at include the W1110 (£599.99), or the W2000 (£769) both from Benq which and both of have better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Home Cinema 1040 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including the W1110 (£599.99), or the W2000 (£769) both from Benq which and both of have better reviews.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Home Cinema 1040 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than a year ago.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the W2000 (£769) (29dB and higher rated), or the W1110 (£599.99) (29dB and higher rated) both from Benq.

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Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Home Cinema 1040 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

The worst resolution across similar types of data projector is SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 6,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Home Cinema 1040 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector, the Epson Home Cinema 1040 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector is 170W, the biggest is 310W, and the average bulb power is 230W. At only 200 Watts, the Home Cinema 1040 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson epsonhc1040projectorv11h7, epson hc1040projectorv11h772020, epson v11h7
Barcodes 00010343923652

Epson Home Cinema 1040 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson Home Cinema 1040 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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