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Epson Home Cinema 1040

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Epson Home Cinema 1040

Epson Home Cinema 1040
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projectorreviews.com Special Interest Award projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
A very economical to run and award winning moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with great features
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Jan 2016
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Epson Home Cinema 1040 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the Epson Home Cinema 1040 as follows:
98
Reviews
479 Reviews + 2 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£50 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has outstanding expert reviews and superb user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this data projector to others. This projector has received two awards including industry awards from Projectorcentral.com plus one other site. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
The Home Cinema 1040 has running costs of only £50 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 19% of all 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

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Epson Home Cinema 1040 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both decided that this Epson projector was very good. This projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com and Projectorreviews.com gave it an "Special Interest Award".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 100% from projectorcentral.com. If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this Epson projector is in the top 1%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Home Cinema 1040 owners on average rated this projector as marvellous. Over 73% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Epson Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 3,913 owner and expert reviews (including 997 verified purchases), Epson has excellent reviews for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

45 owners who bought the product considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

57 people who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

26 people who bought this projector said that it was easy to use and 20 owners who purchased it considered that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven owners agreed that it was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

27 people who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality, 12 owners concluded that the product had good colour saturation and three people who reviewed it thought it was good for watching movies. three customers said in their reviews that this projector had clear images.

Users Report a Good High Def TV

Two people who bought it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Users Report Excellent Design

Nine people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Four people wrote in their reviews that this projector had a good remote control.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four customers reckoned that the Epson Home Cinema 1040 was lightweight.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Two owners agreed that this projector had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three customers considered that the Epson Home Cinema 1040 was well made.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

23 owners thought the product had good sound quality, however 11 customers thought the Epson Home Cinema 1040 did not have good sound quality. and 11 customers who purchased it agreed that it did not have good sound quality.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The Home Cinema 1040 is in the cheapest 19% of all 2,068 data projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Home Cinema 1040 is only £50.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Epson projector was released in January 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Home Cinema 1040 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson Home Cinema 1040's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 81% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Epson Home Cinema 1040's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Home Cinema 1040 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 71% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Home Cinema 1040 of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 58% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Home Cinema 1040 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Home Cinema 1040's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 78% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson Home Cinema 1040 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prv11h772020, visipax v11h772020, epson v11h772020, epson hc1040n, visipax 15k1

Barcodes:

00010343923652, 00010343923690, 00779177317425, 00779184360285, 00887401053817

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