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Epson - Home Cinema 4000 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR - White

Share with your family, friends or an entire class with this Epson Home Cinema 4000 projector. The 2,200-lumens projector throws clear images that can be seen from around the room, and 4K enhancement brings each graphic to life. This Epson Home Cinema 4000 projector has two HDMI ports for connecting a computer or other device.

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    • 2x HDMI cable clamps
    • Epson Home Cinema 4000 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR
    • Owner's manual
    • Power cord
    • Remote control with AA batteries

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    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (69 out of 71)

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    Features


    High dynamic range (HDR) creates a more realistic picture

    HDR technology expands the contrast and color range of the pixels on your projector to reveal a better, brighter, more colorful image. The picture quality is noticeably more natural.

    3LCD 3-chip technology*

    Deliver up to 3x brighter colors and reliable performance for brilliant images with true-to-the color.

    4Ke resolution**

    Accepts native 4K UHD content and up-scales non-4K content for resolution that exceeds Full HD.

    2200 lumens of color bightness and 2200 lumens of white brightness

    With 100% color brightness, on-screen images are vibrant and balanced, even in rooms with ambient light.

    140,000:1 UltraBlack™ contrast ratio

    Provides a multitude of shades between black and white for rich color saturation.

    3-axis precision motorized E-Series lens

    Features state-of-the-art glass elements optimized for 4K content; with powered focus, 2.1x zoom, and ultra wide lens shift for the ultimate installation flexibility.

    L*a*b* Ultra Wide Color Gamut

    Offers 100% coverage of the 3 dimensional DCI-P3 color gamut, the digital cinema standard, with 50% wider color than Rec. 709.***

    Delta level color accuracy

    Low Delta E, for extremely accurate color reproduction.

    Dual HDMI inputs

    Make it easy to connect to high-definition sources.

    50" - 300" viewable screen size

    Allows everyone in the room to enjoy a clear view.

    1.35 - 2.84:1 throw ratio range

    Reproduces wide images in their correct proportions.

    Supports a variety of signals

    Including 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 576i, 576p, 2K and 4K for a wide range of compatibility options.

    UHE 250W lamp

    Delivers up to 5,000 hours of lamp life in ECO mode and up to 3,500 hours of lamp life in normal mode for extended use.

    20-31dBA fan noise

    Ensures quiet operation.

    Included remote

    Provides simple control from across the room.

    Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118.

    *Compared to leading 1-chip DLP business and educational projectors based on NDP date. July 2011 through June 2012. Color brightness measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions.

    **4K Enhancement Technology shifts each pixel diagonally by 0.5 pixels to double the resolution and surpass Full HD image quality. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 in 3D Mode.

    ***Entire DCI color space can be displayed in Digital Cinema Mode only.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews

    97%
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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      The Next Big Thing Is Here.

      Posted
      DanChop
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      I have always enjoyed home theater, but I have found myself falling into a peculiar pattern over the last decade or so. I would buy a TV, and LOVE it.... for about six months before I started researching the next best thing. I needed more size, then I needed more resolution. Buy, research, buy, research. It wasn't long before I realized that I needed the flexibility, and sheer image size of a projector. This for the most part ended the vicious cycle. Until 4K showed up. Is the Epson Home Cinema 4000 the projector to finally end the cycle of always feeling like I need something more? I believe it is. Read on to find out more on why. I would like to add a few quick notes about my experience with projectors to this point as they are my basis for comparison with the Epson Home Cinema 4000. I started with the BenQ W770ST at 720p. It had good build quality, and put out a nice image, but at only 80" I was immediately apparent that the resolution wasn't high enough. I also found out that I was highly susceptible to the "Rainbow Effect" (RBE) associated with DLP projection technology. In the end this projector was not for me. That led me to the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 at 1080p. It has an excellent build quality with a picture to match, and its 3LCD projection technology doesn't produce RBE. I knew when I was ready to make the jump to 4K that it would be with an Epson 3LCD projector. When the day finally came and I opened the box for my new projector it was immediately apparent that I was stepping things up in every way. For starters the projector is HUGE! So much so in fact that I was unable to use it in the same room as my last projector. It's physical size dominated the ceiling of the small room, and it couldn't quite match the short throw of the Epson Home Cinema 2000. This beast needs room to breathe. It was because of this that I decided to set it up in our converted garage where there was more space to work with. The unit is ceiling mounted, and is projecting from approximately 12 feet on to a 100" screen. My suggestions for setup would be to consider your available space carefully. Make sure you have a sturdy mount that locks down position well, and preferably uses 4 points for attachment instead of just 3. There is some very helpful information in the online user's manual that will help you determine projection distance, and placement. Also mounting the projector is a two person job. Plan accordingly! All you have to do is get the projector mounted reasonably close, and you can make your final adjustments to the image using the excellent lens adjustment features all on the included backlit remote. This includes picture size, location, focus, and keystone. There is a lot of flexibility here, and it left me very impressed. Now it was time for the fun part. Testing! With a press of the power button the lens cover automatically opens (this is so cool), and you are ready to go. The first thing I noticed is that this very large projector is.....quiet. Very quiet. Much more so than my Epson Home Cinema 2000. The larger size means a larger fan which in turn means less noise. I was pleasantly surprised by this. My test were conducted using a Samsung soundbar setup via HDMI, a Comcast HD cable box outputting at 1080p via HDMI, and an Xbox One S via HDMI for its ability to play 4K Ultra Blu Rays, and stream 4K Netflix. To put it simply this projector is STUNNING. Of course the results are heavily dependent on your source material. Taking this into account things like cable tv have never looked better with the upscale to 4K, and it only gets better from there. Netflix in 4K is amazing. I was immediately noticing details from my favorite shows that I had never seen before. And then the main feature. Planet Earth II on 4K Ultra Blu Ray with HDR. This was simply BREATHTAKING. It's honestly more than I could have hoped for. HDR is the true star of the show here. While it is true that this is a 1080p native projector with 4K enhancement I am here to say that it is worth every penny. There is no reason to spend thousands of dollars more for native 4K. Again, the picture is simply incredible here. The projector has plenty of picture modes, and enhancements to play around with, and the bulb can operate in three power consumption modes that will affect its overall life span. These are ECO, Medium, and High. So far I have kept it on medium, and been very satisfied. The projector also deals very well with ambient light, and I have had no problems getting a bright and crisp image day or night. The only thing that I can really criticize here is the price of a replacement bulb which currently sits at about $299.99 although that is not out of the ordinary for a projector of this caliber. It's just a little jarring coming from the Epson Home Cinema 2000 with its $99 bulbs. To conclude this review I want to say that this projector is simply amazing. If you are on a budget check out something like the Epson Home Cinema 2040. If you want the best bang for your buck in a 4K projector to date then you've found it in the Epson Home Cinema 4000. Don't waste thousands of your hard earned dollars on the alternatives before you see for yourself what this thing can do! It has finally broken my vicious cycle of always feeling like i'm missing out on something, and wanting more. I am confident that it will exceed the expectations of a vast majority of the people who buy it. I would like to finish with a HUGE thanks to Epson for this wonderful piece of technology.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Upgrade from Entry Level Projectors

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      Trobadour
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      The setup for the Samsung - Epson Home Cinema 4000 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR wasn’t challenging. I deal with projectors daily at my workplace but even if I didn’t, everything is clearly labeled and a quick start guide is available to get you up and running fast. This projector needs an external audio source, such as a soudbar, and it doesn’t come with any cables other than the power cord. Cables you may consider getting are an HDMI 4K ready cable (Best Buy’s Insignia brand words great) and an optical cable to connect to your soundbar. Some of the features of this projector include 3D viewing (requires Epson or Epson compatible active RF 3D glasses), 4K resolution and HDR10, though not the Dolby Vision HDR as per Epson customer support. Another feature that is always great to have is the ability to send your PC/Mac image wirelessly to the projector, if you connect it to your home network. This projector’s performance is outstanding. The same day it arrived, I was expecting a pull-down white screen. However, the projector arrived first. In my haste, I made a makeshift white screen with a bedsheet and a backdrop support that I use for green screen video edits. On that, it looked amazing. Within an hour, my white screen arrived. I was impressed even more on an actual white screen. The projector itself isn’t loud but does generate quite a bit of heat. This Epson Home Cinema 4000 exceeds my expectations. I connected mine to an Xbox One S, which is 4K compatible. I purchased the movie, “Passengers” in 4K. My wife, at first, couldn’t tell the difference between 4K HDR and what we already had. It wasn’t until the movie reached a dark scene with bright colors that my wife literally said, “Wow, I can see the difference.” She sat through the whole movie in awe of the imagery. After the film, I upgraded my Netflix account so that I can watch 4K content, which is 11.99 a month, just two more dollars than your regular plan. Upon opening the Netflix App on my Xbox One S, the app immediately recognized my new plan and I could search for 4K HDR content. Netflix recommends that you have an internet speed of at least 25 Mbps down for you to be able to stream 4K content. At 100 Mbps down, I had no issue watching Daredevil in 4KHDR. The last thing I tried was video gaming. Of course, the Xbox One S doesn’t support 4K gaming, but it does support HDR in a few games. Namely, I tried Forza Horizon Sports 3 and Mass Effect: Andromeda, both of which support HDR. It was an amazing experience seeing the colors come to life on a video game that I thought it couldn’t look any better. I feel it’s more noticeable when your game puts you in dark scenes, like driving your car at night or exploring dimly-lit corridors. If you are serious about having a home cinema, then the price for the projector in terms of value is high, but worth the investment. Keep in mind that you do need an alternate audio source like a soundbar and provide your own 4K ready HDMI cable and possibly an optical cable. I highly recommend this product for people who want to replicate a theatre and have the space for it. This projector is not easily portable, as its 7 ½ inches in height and 22 inches in width, so make sure that where you want to put it can fit those dimensions with room for the machine to vent. It isn’t loud but does get warm on the left side, where the vent exit is. If you have limited space in your home but still plan on purchasing this projector, it is possible to resize the screen to a smaller size. Overall, great purchase for cinephiles.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      WOW - TV/Movies Will Never Be The Same

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      abl001
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      First, let me begin by saying that I have always been skeptical of projectors. Sure they produce the largest viewing size, but this is typically at the cost of image quality. Additionally, they've always been a little clunky that required a lot of extra equipment and just seemed like dying technology. The Epson Home Cinema 4000 has COMPLETELY proven me wrong. Let's start with setup and required additional equipment. As with most projectors, you will need an external sound source. I recommend something with some power to match the awesome experience provided by the Epson 4000. That's it! A dedicated projection screen is not needed! I was impatient and just wanted to see what it looked like so I used a clear white wall as my screen and the picture looked fantastic. I'm sure there are some benefits to having a screen, but for those of you who may not have a dedicated home cinema room or just trying to save some $$, you can rest assured a clean white wall will work just fine. The great thing is, the only thing limiting your projection size is the size of your wall/room. Once you have everything in place, setting up the projector was far easier than I've ever experienced with other projectors. It really is as easy as plug and play. 1) Plug in the power 2) Plug in the video source 3) Connect audio to video source 4) Press power button. The on-screen menu controls are very easy to understand and I was able to adjust the projection angle within seconds and begin watching one of my favorite movies in well under 5 minutes. There's no need to adjust the legs since the Epson 4000 has a vertical lens angle adjuster of +/- 30 degrees controllable from the remote. I didn't mount the projector, instead I used a coffee table which was fine since I wanted to use it right away. For long term/permanent use, I'd obviously recommend mounting from the ceiling or having a dedicated platform toward the back of the room. Once you get your movie/video started is when you really begin to see the Epson 4000 shine. The colors are bright and true. Even with a lot of ambient light, the projection was clear and very enjoyable. Adjustments to all of the typical picture settings are easily done via the remote control. I started off watching a Blu-Ray in HD. The Epson 4000 upconverts to near 4K and you can instantly tell a difference. Fast action scenes aren't a problem and every detail is crystal clear. However, native 4K video is where you're really going to notice the difference. While 4K looks great and you can tell a small/moderate difference between 4K/1080p on a 55" LED, it makes a BIG difference when viewing a 100" (projection can be as large as 300"! ) projection from the Epson 4000. The projection is so large, lifelike, and crystal clear, you're engrossed in the scenes. Again, this is where an excellent sound system will only further enhance an already great experience. I use a premium soundbar with 8" sub that I purchased from Best Buy's Magnolia Home Theater department. I love my soundbar and sub, but a full home theater sound system would give you the best experience. The Epson 4000 has a 3D lens, but I'm not a huge 3D fan. That being said, it's very easy to flip a switch and it will convert regular images to 3D. In conclusion, this is a fantastic home theater projector. There are certainly cheaper options, but you definitely get what you pay for. If you want to watch super clear realistic pictures that make you forget your watching on a projector, you need to buy the Epson 4000. It will blow you away and you'll wonder what you're going to do with that brand new 55" TV you just got. Pros: -Picture quality (color, brightness, motion clarity) -Picture quality again... It's just phenomenal -Setup -Heat Dissipation (for such a large projector, the heat dissipation was pretty efficient and I never felt like the stand was getting too hot) Cons: -Price (obviously, this will be out of range for some) -Size (it's huge so have a place to put it)

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Can't get any better for a home theater!!!

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      Titan5178
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      Only one word describes this projector: Wow. I just bought a new house with a large media room and I really wanted to do a projector. Enter the Epson Home Cinema 4000, a machine that can deliver up to a 25 foot picture and has 4Ke and HDR that won’t break the bank. The first thing you will notice is that it is big and heavy. This isn’t what you’d find in your typical business conference room. Due to its size, you’ll need to give thought as to how you want to mount this thing. For my application, I mounted it on top of a large entertainment center which has been repurposed for my Bluray storage. It also generates a lot of heat, so it needs to be placed in a location with adequate airflow. The vents are on the front. To the right side of the lens is an air intake and an exhaust on the opposite side. The intake has a little door that allows access to the air filter which should be changed periodically. The projector will warn you if you fail to take care of the filter and the temperatures becomes too extreme. Regarding maintenance it also has a lamp timer which will inform you when it is time to replace the lamp. Once you get it mounted you can adjust the focus and zoom with the remote. Yes, it is powered, there is no need to manually adjust these on the projector itself, which is a really nice feature for a projector in this price range. Another nice touch is the lens cover that automatically slides open and closed with the projector power. It will natively output a resolution of 1920x1080 at a 16:9 ratio. This is the same as your typical widescreen TV. Wait, 1920x1080, you ask? Isn’t this a 4K projector? This is where the 4Ke or “4K Enhanced” as Epson calls it comes in. The way it works is the projector displays a 1080p image and then it rapidly shifts its lens so that it produces another set of pixels that are slightly offset from the native image. This process alternates and is so fast your eye cannot see it. In the end, there are not as many pixels as true 4K but double that of 1080p. The effect works well and since my seating is about 12 feet from the wall I don’t think I could even perceive the extra pixels of a true 4K projector. Performance is outstanding, especially at this cost. I feel like I’m in an actual theater. I paired some active 3D glasses I had from an older Samsung TV with it and watched the Avengers (2012) in 3D. It was just as I remembered when I saw the same movie in the theater. I have it set up on my wall at about 120". The large screen size and high resolution really immerse you in what you are watching, no matter what it is. I watched live action, animated, gaming, even some old TV shows from the 80's in SD and they all looked fantastic. The 4K upscaling works really well independent of what the source is. I don't have a UHD Bluray player yet so to test 4K content I used YouTube and Netflix. Typically streaming services will suffer from "banding", which is an artifact of video compression where you can see the color changes in dark scenes as "striped gradients". This projector does a very good job of minimizing or eliminating that effect. Streaming sources at 1080p or 4K were very impressive. Sadly, despite my love for Blurays I can see how a streaming only future is inevitable. All in all, this projector is the one to have for almost any home theater room and will surely impress your friends, especially those who who have not adopted 4K yet. My next steps are some new speakers and a professionally mounted screen!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      4K and HDR, with some Asterisks

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      SamG
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      I'm going to start out by saying that I love this projector. The picture it puts out is amazing and way beyond anything I was expecting. I never experienced such a large picture in my own home and having 4K* and HDR* (more on those later) makes a good projector even better. I will start out by saying this thing is an absolute beast. It's about 20in wide x 18in long and weighs around 25 lbs. You'd better have a solid mount or shelf to put this thing on. I ended up buying some brackets and shelf from home depot and mounting it to the studs in my room. For ports, you get 2 HDMI, 1 VGA, USB, and a LAN port. Only one of the HDMI port is 2.0/HDCP 2.2 compatible, so for any 4K or HDR content you are viewing that's the one you'll want to use. For my purposes I am only using HDMI1 and running that out to my receiver and I suspect that will be the use case for most other people too. The initial configuration and setup was pretty easy. I have this in a pretty small room, but from about 7-8 feet away I'm able to project an 80 inch screen on my wall. From there, the menus get a little more complicated. It's important to note that there's only one picture mode on the projector that supports HDR and that's Digital Cinema, so you'll want to leave it set on that and change the other settings as needed from there. I cannot describe how good the picture this thing puts out is. It looked amazing just on my off-white wall and looked even better once I got the screen setup. The 4K picture quality from my Xbox One S is very crisp and detailed. Technically this projector natively outputs at 1080p, but uses some kind of pixel shifting technology to achieve 4K. I don't quite understand what's going on there, but the picture looks great regardless. As with any projector, this is going to work best in a room that you can remove ambient light from, ideally a basement. I have it in one of my upstairs rooms and it looks pretty good even with some ambient light coming in through the windows. Still, I'm investing in some blackout curtains for the long term. My biggest problem with this projector is the HDR. It took a lot of fiddling with my Xbox One S, receiver, and the projector just to get the signal to transmit it at all. This projector can only handle HDR10; that's fine since that's all anything you buy out there is going to put out at this point, but it will only handle HDR10 content at 24Hz over a 4:2:2 signal. This pretty much limits me to watching only 4K Blu Ray movies in HDR, at least on my Xbox One S, and that was only after enabling the correct settings. The Netflix app will not display content in HDR since that all runs at 50 or 60 Hz. I imagine that is the case with most other apps on the Xbox One S and other devices. This is a huge letdown for me. Granted, it took me a few days to even realize I was not getting HDR images, but this should be able to at least receive a wider range of images and convert them as needed. Maybe it's some kind of hardware limitation, but to me putting the HDR label on this is a bit of misnomer because there is such a narrow range of sources that will even display it. Maybe Epson can fix this in the future. I still love this thing. I'm disappointed about the HDR, but it looks great regardless. I will definitely be watching all my movies on this now.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Epson has Done it HD projector for the masses

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      Idoc
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      Epson Home Cinema 4000 with 4 k Enhancement (2017 model) This Projector creates a new standard in the Home theater realm it is on par with High end 4k projectors in image quality and brightness at less than a third of the cost! When I received this unit for review I was surprised at it size and weight compared to previous Epson projectors. The design is aesthetically pleasing unlike earlier industrial designs. The system uses a new lensing system with fully motorized focus, zoom, position adjustment and keystone adjustment. The 4k enhancement uses pixel shifting technology and 2,200 lumens rated light output and a 3 chip LCD engine to support HDR 10 and 100% DCI-P3 color range. The projector accepts full 4k UHD input. Epson uses Ultra Black technology to enhance the black levels with up to 140,000:1 contrast ratio. That this all means to you is the picture is fantastic! This projector supports screens up to 300 inches wide. Oh did I mention that this projector will also upscale 1080p resolution that exceeds full HD! The projector is very quiet even in full brightness mode. The internal fans still keep the projector pretty cool during use. This makes it ideal for Home theater use. Features A cool feature is HDMI link, allowing the controller to import the control setting of a connected device with a push of a button on the remote. This feature even worked with my Amazon FireTV. Speaking of the remote it is full featured and can control all of the settings of the projector. There is a control panel on the projector on the left front side so you can adjust setting without the remote. As I mentioned above the lens can be adjusted remotely, this is a great feature and a big convenience compared to lower level projectors. This projector is 3D capable, you will need to purchase active 3D glasses from Epson or an aftermarket supplier. Connectivity As for connectivity the Projector has 2 HDMI input ports (1x HDMI 2.2 and 1XHDMI 1.4). There is a 300ma power port for those aficionados that may want to use Optical HDMI. There is an USB port for service updates and USB accessories (most commonly the wireless Epson dongle sold separately for $99). There is an Ethernet port for network connectivity and a PC VGA input. The ports are rounded out by a RS232 and trigger port for wired control. One thing missing is a separate audio output. New AV receivers use HDMI, if you need separate audio out from your device you will have to connect with Bluetooth or buy a HDMI to HDMI and audio (optical and 3.5mm analog stereo) splitter. There are a few that support HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 video pass through. I found one from AV access and another from Vanco on Amazon. Support and Warranty This projector is covered by a 2 year manufacturer warranty with Epson Priorityline® toll free support. I called the support line and got right through to a support specialist. Bulbs are covered for 90 days. Support page and utilities https://epson.com/Support/Projectors/Cinema-Series/Epson-Home-Cinema-4000/s/SPT_V11H715120. You can download a lot o cool utilities here as well as mobile apps for IOS and Android. Just a note comparing the New Home cinema 4000 to the Home cinema 5040UB for about $300 more you get 2500 lumens vs 2200 and 1,000,000:1 instead of 140,000:1 contrast ratio otherwise the rest of the features and even appearance are the same. The 5040UB would only be a better choice if you want to view 4k content in high light environment. I highly recommend this projector it is quiet and has a fantastic image quality.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great PQ, Stacked Features, HUGE Enclosure

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      Jturn
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      Epson is known for having great home theater projectors for a great price, and the Home Cinema 4000 is no exception. A full feature set combined with very good looking picture make this a projector worth considering if you can afford the price tag. Some will undoubtedly be put off by the GIANT form factor, however. One of the greatest benefits of this projector is the fact that it has lens shift capability (which is not necessarily the case for all projectors in this price range, though it definitely should be in my opinion). This gives the user a great amount of flexibility in how they can place the projector; you don't need to be dead center to the screen to get a properly proportioned image. The throw distance numbers are quite adequate, as well: you can get The 4000 has a great feature set, in addition to the lens shift. The projector accepts input formats all the way up to 4K HDR (via the HDMI 2.2 port). This is nice from a "future-proof" standpoint, but the native resolution of the projector is still 1080p, though it is claimed that the true output resolution is somewhere greater than 1080. Opinions vary greatly on whether this should actually be considered a "4K" projector, since it employs what Epson calls "pixel shifting" to achieve "4k Enhancement" picture quality. The inclusion of HDR 10 compatibility is a huge plus here, as the Epson is able to reproduce the entire HDR color spec. You don't see that on projectors in this price range, or anywhere near it for that matter. Out of the box, the picture quality is quite frankly great, but for those who have the means of having it calibrated, this projector has 2 point white balance controls and full color management for the 3 primary and 3 secondary colors. This allows you to tweak settings at a granular level, which is important for anyone considering a projector at this level. In my situation, I replaced a Panasonic plasma that had quite amazing picture quality (pretty much only the current crop of OLEDs look better to my eyes), so the black level of this projector has taken some acclimation time, but in my experience, this is on par with anything else out there. I've heard DLP projectors tend to show better black levels, but the rainbow effect bothers me greatly so 3LCD projectors like this one are a great option. At peak brightness, the 4000 throws out up to 2,200 lumens, so it performs reasonably well with some ambient light, but you'll still want to light control your room for the best picture possible. The one downside for me was how large this projector is. It is a beast of a machine, and has a fairly substantial weight (a shade under 30 lbs). Mounting it on the ceiling will most likely require two people and a fair amount of clearance. If you have the real estate, though, this shouldn't be more than a minor annoyance. One thing I've noticed, though, is that this projector is incredibly quiet; most likely attributable to the case size. In summary, this is a great projector. It checks nearly all the boxes for what I want in a projector (the only missing feature being native 4k resolution, but that's not happening at this price) and has great picture quality. Highly recommended.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A great and easy to set up Projector

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      Nate34
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      To start off the packaging on this is done very well. There is a lot of styrofoam and other protection to keep the items all separated from each and safe. The box itself is about 26”X20”x10” and weighs about 30 lbs. In the box you get the Home Cinema 4000 Projector, a power cord, some HDMI clamps for supporting the HDMI cables, a remote with batteries, a CD Rom with user guide, and a Quick Setup Guide. The set up for this is very easy. Much easier than expected. And the quick setup guide is very easy to follow. First step is where to place the projector. Either set it up so that its either level with the top or bottom of the screen and centered. There are other options if needed but this is the ideal location. If you cant have it level with the top of bottom of the screen due to your set up and space you can use the lens shift feature to get it aligned. This is explained it the next section. The next step is connecting your video sources, in my case this is my XBOX One S with HDR. Turn on the video source, then connect the power cord from the projector. Turn on the projector using the remote, or the device. You are now ready to set up the projector for your specific set up, settings, sources, etc. Once the initial set up is complete its now onto setting the image to your liking. This is easily done by pressing the pattern button on the remote which will give you an image that helps you with the alignment. You then just adjust the feet on the front of the projector to get it aligned where you want it. Once aligned you can now focus the image by pressing the lens button on the remote and the left and right buttons to get it into focus. This same lens button also helps you adjust the size and the position of the image as well. If the image is good you are now all set up. This projector is also 3D compatible. If you want to view 3D content you will need a 3D video compatible device as well as Epson 3D glasses. Epson has some compatible glasses if you want 3D, they are part # V12H548006. I personally am not into 3D anymore. I tried it a few times with a previous device, but its nice that this is 3D compatible. For the sound set up it was not hard at all. We already have a receiver with external speakers so its as simple as connecting the receiver via HDMI to the projector and my XBOX One S. From here it on to enjoying Netflix HDR, Amazon Video, and of course HDR gaming as well. The remote is very nice with all the buttons laid out well, without overdoing it. The quality here is top notch. I am very happy with this projector and look forward to connecting more devices in the future such as the new XBOX One X when it releases. I cant only imagine how great content and gaming will look. If you are looking for a projector than this is is a great choice. Highly recommended. Thanks for reading.

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