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Epson - Home Cinema 5040UB 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR - White

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Enjoy movies on the big screen in the comfort of your home with this Epson PowerLite projector. It comes with an HDMI interface and lens shift, making setup fast and easy, and the 4K enhancement technology displays brighter pictures with exceptional color. This Epson PowerLite projector supports multiple formats, including HDR, streaming and Blu-ray.

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Overview

What's Included


  • CD-ROM with user guide link
  • Home Cinema 5040UB 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement and HDR
  • Owner's manual
  • Power cord
  • Remote control with AA batteries
  • Two HDMI cable clamps

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (93 out of 95)

Features


3D technology

Delivers an immersive viewing experience (3D glasses required). The 2D-to-3D conversion allows you to easily transform 2D images into stunning 3D content.

2500 lumens of color brightness and 2500 lumens of white brightness

Boost display visibility and produce clear, vibrant on-screen images.

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*

Delivers 3x brighter colors and reliable performance for brilliant images with true-to-life color.

Expansive color gamut

Get brilliant, color-rich performance that displays the entire sRGB color space, plus DCI in Digital Cinema Mode.

Epson® Image Enhancement Technology

Features Super-resolution and improved Detail Enhancement to sharpen and refine images for lifelike smoothness and clarity.

4K Enhancement Technology

Accepts 4K input and supports HDCP 2.2 for scenes with 4K content. Shifts each pixel diagonally by 0.5 pixels to double the resolution and surpass Full HD image quality.

Epson projectors that call out color or white brightness 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.

Epson projectors that call out 3LCD, 3-chip technology *Compared to leading 1-chip DLP business and education projectors based on NPD data, July 2011 through June 2012. Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4.

Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions.


Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews

98%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Generally excellent, with a couple small issues

    Posted
    doubledeej
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This is a generally excellent projector, producing a gorgeous, bright image. And it produces the best 3D I've seen yet. But, there are a couple caveats that buyers ought to be aware of... First, even though it supports 4K signals and HDR, it will not do 4K HDR at 60fps. The HDR features are limited to 4K30 and below (which does include 1080p60). The HDMI chip on the projector has a maximum bandwidth of 10 Mbps, which is lower than the 18 Mbps required to achieve 4K HDR at 60fps. Second, even though it supports HDR, it really isn't quite bright enough to do it justice. When projecting an HDR image, overall brightness drops quite a bit, to the point where the image is too dim by default. You can put the projector into a different HDR mode to get a brighter image, but then you lose the benefit of HDR in the first place. Even though this projector is generally pretty bright, true HDR support would really require a projector that can put out a lot more light -- 10,000 lumens or more. Third, currently the Xbox One S won't do 4K HDR with the projector. It's the Xbox's fault, and supposedly a software fix is coming. But for right now you can't watch HDR in 4K if you use the Xbox One S as your source. Other sources seem to work fine, though (as long as they keep 4K output under 30 fps). But overall this really is a great projector. It is amazing. I do love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Rediculous!!!

    Posted
    DosLeches
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I did the research, read countless reviews, along with getting familiar with all of the proper jargon. I kept coming back to this projector, but it wasn't released yet. I pre ordered it and I am extremely pleased. This picture is amazing on 4K movies, reg blu ray, reg HD channels, football games, non HD channels. My biggest surprise was that I could watch with the light on!!! I even purchased a inexpensive 125" elite spectrum screen with a 1.1 gain. Picture quality great!! Don't spend $8k for a 4K projector when you would prob have to have it side by side to even tell a difference. This projector is that good. Highly recommended, especially at that price!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Unbelievable

    Posted
    Breal23
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I had an Epson 3020 projector and when purchasing the 5040, I wasn't sure it would be that noticeable of a change. WOW, was I wrong. This projector is absolutely amazing for the price. The colors and the clarity are very close to the $10k Sony projector. I could not be happier with this purchase and would highly recommend to anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The best projector in the market

    Posted
    Taco
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This projector has amazing clarity. Altough you must have it on enhanced mode in order to experience the 4K like picture (which can cause quicker wear and tear to the bulb) it's worth having it on enhance mode at all times. A bit pricy but extremely worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Game Changer

    Posted
    Choocher33
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    Wowzers! This projector blows my previous BenQ W1070 away! I was a bit skeptical with this whole faux-K e-shift thing. But it's the real deal. 4K blu rays and 4K streaming on YouTube and Netflix look phenomenal. No, it may not be as drastic as SD to HD, but it is definitely noticeable, and that's what I wanted... a noticeable difference. And yes, even the regular HD images look better. My Directv picture is even impressive and the e-shifting of regular 1080p blu rays look gorgeous. This Epson is also very quiet despite its size. I am pleasantly surprised. (Nice rhyme eh?) Anyway, the bottom line is that I would definitely recommend this to my own mother. Yes, it's expensive, but worth it in my opinion. Oh, another benefit of this Epson over my old BenQ is that it's way brighter. I can actually turn on lights and let some sunlight in while maintaining a very watchable picture. Well, if you have about $3000 to spend, I think this is way better than getting a top of the line TV.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Leaps and bounds better than the previous model

    Posted
    Kelvin1000
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    The Bottom Line: Two standout projectors that can reproduce both 1080 and 4K content. The Epson will know doubt handily outsell the JVC, because I believe it will appeal more, to sports and TV lovers, and even for some/many? big time movie fans. For the hard core fanatics, demanding great black levels, of course the JVC has a real advantage. Those folks (which certainly includes me when it comes to movie watching), will have to trade off between the JVC’s blacks and the advantage in perceived sharpness of the Epson. No matter which of these two you pick, you will almost certainly be thrilled, especially when you consider how great these two are for their price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Projector!

    Posted
    Leo9000
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I upgraded from a Sony 1080p projector to the Epson. The Epson gives an amazingly bright and sharp picture. With a 4K source the Epson looks great! The HDR adds great depth and color to the image. I recommend setting the projector to HDR1 when watching UHD sources like 4K blu-rays. Very happy with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Projector, very clear picture, the best proj

    Posted
    Pete1
    • Verified Purchaser
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This is my third projector and it is by far the best .The picture is smooth and clear. The 4k pixel shift is amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend





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