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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 327 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I wanted something just to hook up a Roku device to and a blu-ray player for my occasional use outdoors when its hot and for a more Theater like setting once in a while. Overall, picture quality is excellent, brightness is really good, even at sunset. Accesibility to some of the settings is a bit tricky but once you are there, it is easy to work with (and you only have to set it once). I love that it has the automatic bezel based on the angle of the projector, but it does lack the ability of a mechanical zoom lens (it is only for focus). Of course, it only has one hdmi input and a stereo output, so it very simple, not really customizable in that way, the usb port I haven't tried. I think this is a great buy for simple use and to enjoy a good movie on a big screen.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Mind blown!

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    Decided to finally upgrade my old $200 projector. I mostly used it indoors and outdoor for movie night with my son, however waiting until 8:30 so it was dark enough had become too much of a burden. I bought this based on reviews that it works in brighter light. The difference was drastic as you can see in the photos. These were taken :05 apart in the same exact lighting. The sound is okay, totally acceptable for casual viewing. I use an aux cable into my old bose with makes for an easy movie night set up. I would give this 6 *'s if i could.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best purchase I’ve made all year

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I knew for a long time that I wanted to replace the TV with a projector and I knew that I wanted an Epson. When I was in school I always liked how we could use the projector with all the classroom lights on and still see it clearly and all the colors. The fan is quiet, the speaker goes up to 10 in volume and sounds just fine. We use the internal speakers when the bluetooth is charging. I have a Bose bluetooth speaker that I use with it and it sounds like the sound comes right from the screen. In the daytime, which I’m most excited about, it shows great. Now it truly is my TV because I can watch live TV anytime or day and there’s no real difference in performance. Once it starts to get dark and the lights are on, it’s the same thing. We usually prefer to turn the lights off and it’s so bright, the room just glows. All around best purchase I’ve made all year. And playing the Nintendo Switch has really made it even better. Game night is everything.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Brightness, Ease of use, Picture quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    100% recommendation.

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    Fair warning, this is a first impression review. I am blown away by this thing. My only real expectations were based on the 2-3 thousand dollar projectors I remember as a kid. This absolutely blew them away, the picture quality in my basement, even on just the wall is excellent, the colors pop, the brightness is great. I’m projecting about 150 inch image and it’s still as good quality as say, a 65 inch tv of the same price. It was incredibly easy to set up and use out of the box with a google play attachment. Casting is effortless and all setup is incredibly simple, pretty much plug and play. The only thing is the audio volume is very limited, but I expected that, and it has a 3.5 mm jack so setting up a speaker system should be as effortless as everything else has been with this device. TLDR, For the price you absolutely cannot go wrong and this device has my 100% recommendation, although I’d recommend investing in a sound system.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best hang for the buck outdoor projector

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    For the price the clarity is absolutely amazing! Extremely Bright and doesn't need to be pitch black for the projector to work outside. Had HDMI input which I use for a Chromecast and has audio out for an external speaker (I run JBL flip 4). Could not be happier

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    You won’t be disappointed!

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    Wow! That’s all I have to say! I had purchased a junk basic rca in October and the picture sucked! I upgraded to this bad boy, and it met my expectations and more. Even on my grey wall this thing is bright and the resolution is top notch. I hesitated because of price, but so glad i went ahead with it. Do yourself a favor, purchase this and go enjoy your new movie nights.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I LOVE IT!!!

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    The Epson 880 is like a real life cinema at home.It’s nicer than I expected I LOVE IT it’s great. I felt like I was at the cinema. The image look’s nicer than my prior Epson projector that was not 1080p

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely amazing

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    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    This projector exceeding all my expectations. I didn’t even use a screen and have it playing off my wall. I love how it changes between dynamic and bright cinema. For the movies I use dynamic. I have it set at 50 for brightness. If you are considering one I promise you can’t go wrong with this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I’m the talk of the neighborhood.

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Bought this projector to watch a movie inside my home. But the quality was sooooo good that I decided to test it on my house exterior wall and OMGGGGG. It was 1080p quality outside. I decided to have a movie night and invited the neighbors and we had a movie night for everyone. The kids loved it ans the adults had a blast. I highly truly recommend it. My pictures don’t give it justice. But it’s MARVELOUS.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok for Kids

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    I returned this item in two days. Let’s start with the good. It’s huge and it’s nice for kids but if you’re like me into video games. It’s not good at all. Great for kids again and just not crispy or fast enough for a gamer.

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from Epson
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      Hi BatmanPapi9, thank you for your feedback on the Home Cinema 880 projector. Epson considers all feedback to improve the performance and quality of our products. We'll forward this information to the appropriate department for review. If we can help you with anything else, our support team can be reached by phone at (562) 276-4382; Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 4 pm PT. Hopefully, we can assist you with a future product.
      Sincerely, Sam - The Epson Team. Epson

  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Epson home cinema 880

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I was impressed how easy it was to set up and picture quality is amazing as I’m using a 120 inch Elite screen

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    projector

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Never owned a projector but this is awesome...didn't even need the screen and put in on the wall and I have a while wall for tv...great buy

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Picture quality, Price
    Cons mentioned:
    Speakers

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic projector for the price

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    This was my first entrance into using a projector for the purpose of an outdoor movie. I paired it was a 120" 1.3 gain white screen with a dark back. 4k wasnt in the budget and i already had some speakers on the back of the house. We were able to start the movie while the sun was just starting to set -- it sets directly into our faces, so that didnt help -- the movie was viewable, but a little light even on the brightest setting. Once the sun set behind the trees and as night began to fall, it was a different story. The picture quality was amazing and all the colors popped! It was an animated kids movie, so there was no shortage of good visuals and animation. The kids and adults were all very happy with it. Is it the greatest projector in the world...probably not (esp if you wanted more kick out of the built in speakers or more lens adjustments) but for the very short money I spent after the sale price and BB points, im thrilled at the results. The wife is having a "Mom's night" tonight for the neighborhood ladies, so hopefully it'll go off well for them too. ****the attached picture is from cable TV and I didnt take the picture showcase the image....it looked far better in person****

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Picture quality, Price, Set up

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Little projector that can!

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    Great projector for the money. We got ours $100 off MSRP. We had a no name projector from the big box online retailer that claimed to have higher lumens but it could not play during daylight. We treated ourselves to this Epson C880 and are very impressed. This projector can project a full image in our backyard entertainment space in daylight and has even better quality at night! The fan is audible but if you used an external speaker, thank you aux port, the external speaker drowns out the fan easily. For the money we decided to spend a little more for known quality and for a brand we know we can get replacement bulbs for whenever we end up needing them. The photo is from a cloudless sky at 5:30pm, on a dirty projector screen. Setup was super quick and easy, the auto focus works, and the little adjustable legs are also helpful.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Price
    Cons mentioned:
    Fan, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Quality for the Price.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Upgrading from an old 720p projector, I knew I would be getting a better picture. However, I did not expect such a massive difference. It is pretty much plug and play. I had it working in less than 5 minutes of opening the package, with my Amazon Firestick. I attached 2 photos showing the image quality. Both are taken in the middle of the day. One is with shades open, one is with the shades closed. They are on a beige wall, with no screen. My only issue is with the sound; the fan runs fairly loud. Though, once I get the sound system and projector mounted properly, I don't see that being as big of an issue for us. I just want others to be aware if you planned on using onboard speakers.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Picture quality, Set up

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Works like I was hoping it would.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I bought this for outdoor use while sitting outside next to my fire pit. I’ve watched a few movies so far and it’s been working fine. It takes me a little while to set it up only because I have to get a power cord out, set up a table, hook up my phone or my iPad to it, set up a makeshift screen, lite tiki torches and fire. Once this is all done it’s a fun time. It really lights up the back yard so I try to angle it so the neighbors don’t get blasted out from the back light. I also hook up an extra speaker through a plug in cord off the back of the projector because it has no bluetooth and that is just fine. Just make sure you ask what kind of cords and hookup wires you need to buy when you purchase it. I use it off my phone, iPad and with a speaker.. so you’ll need those wires. I took pictures on everything you’ll need while your ordering things and how I hooked it up… so you owe me one!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Brightness, Set up

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Good entry projector

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Great 1080p projector, colors are very vibrant and pop on screen. Very easy to set up and also has mountings holes for various types of mounts, the only draw back I have found is when running on max brightness (vibrant) and eco mode off. I run in on cinema mode and eco mode on, cinema mode has most accurate colors. I'd recommend this for anyone who wants a good entry level projector.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Picture quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Speakers

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great picture, Terrible speakers

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    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    Great picture quality, Looked really good right out of the box. Only has 1 HDMI port, but is a non-issue if you are using a receiver for all your sources. Speakers are absolutely garbage on this thing but this is not a concern if you are using this as a home theater projector and have a dedicated surround sound setup, I purchased this specifically for the image quality and it does not disappoint when it comes to that! Use it in the eco mode and it still looks amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Brightness, Ease of use, Picture quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Fan, Sound quality

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    An Excellent Projector Without the High Price Tag!

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    I love going to the movie theater, but that is no longer a viable option lately with the pandemic. When I heard Epson was releasing its latest entry level 1080p projector, I jumped at the opportunity to bring the cinema experience to the comfort and safety of my living room. The Epson Home Cinema (HC) 880 is simply awesome! It has just enough of the big features you’d want in a projector without the hefty price tag, and that makes this a value winning projector. I love the fact that it is rated at 3,300 lumens of color and white brightness. What that means for me is that I can watch my favorite movies without turning out the lights. I tried the projector during the day with the blinds and curtains open, letting in plenty of ambient natural light, and the projector image was still bright and sharp without any washout. And during the night I had my living room lights on, the Epson 880 continued to display a bright and clear image. The projector’s lamp brightness is a little dimmer in ECO mode when compared to Normal mode, but both modes still work well in ambient lighting. I use a large white wall in my living as the projector screen. The projector’s image colors are true to life, sharp, bright, and have plenty of contrast. I was only able to project up to 8’ before I ran out of wall space, but Epson claims that the projector can display up to 386”. Another feature I like is that the Epson HC 880 comes with an audio jack. I know in the past Epson did not include an audio jack for its older model entry level projectors, but I’m glad Epson finally included this feature. I can now connect my external speakers for a better home cinema audio experience. However, the built in 2 watt mono speaker works well, too. It gets plenty loud to overcome the projector’s fan noise. Speaking of fan noise, the Epson HC 880 isn’t too loud. In ECO mode, the fan barely makes a noise. Once you turn it to Normal mode, the fan does become more audible, but nothing to the point that it becomes a distraction. One of the best things about this projector is that it is so easy to set up and use. You could mount it on the ceiling, but I simply set it on a table, plugged it in, leveled it by adjusting the height of the rear feet and front foot, adjusted the image for squareness, plugged my laptop into the hdmi connection, focused the image, and I was ready to enjoy a good movie with some popcorn in less than five minutes. The projector allows you to easily adjust for image squareness with the automatic vertical keystone correction, manual horizontal keystone correction, and Quick Corner setting. And there are plenty of image settings just like you would find on a television such as adjustments to color saturation, brightness, contrast, sharpness, tint, and so on. The remote control is easy to use and the onscreen menus are intuitive. Although it is marketed as a home cinema projector, the HC 800 can also perform well as a business projector. After all, it can reach 3,300 lumens of brightness which is plenty to overcome the ambient lighting of a conference room. And it weighs only 6 lbs which is considered lightweight for a full size projector, making it easy to tote around. I couldn’t find anything bad to nit pick with the projector. Some folks might be turned off by the limited number of connections. It only has 1 hdmi, 1 usb-type a, 1 usb-type b, and an audio jack as its interfaces. I don’t mind though, because I only use the hdmi connection. I can connect my google chromecast to the hdmi and power it with the usb-type a connection on the projector. This turns the HC 880 into a streaming machine. Things that I wished were featured on the HC 880 would be a backlit remote control for the times when I’m using the projector in the dark, and also if Epson could include a soft carrying case for the projector. Other than that, for the value price and extraordinary image quality and features, the Epson HC 880 is a perfect entry level projector meeting the needs for a fun family movie night. I totally recommend this projector!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Brightness, Ease of use, Picture quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Sound quality, Speakers

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Bright/vivid image, quiet fan, lacking inputs

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    We use a projector as our main TV in our living room and this Epson Home Cinema 880 is replacing our current 1080p LED projector. The first thing we noticed is that the Epson’s 3LCD display generates a much brighter image than our previous projector, so at 3300 lumens, it is bright enough to be seen clearly during the day and with some lights on (indoors). The clarity of the image is also super sharp and crisp all the way to the edges of the screen with no vignetting at the corners. The projector has a built-in spring-loaded front foot for pitching the image upward and two adjustable leveling feet at the back, but these couldn’t go high enough to get the image where we needed it from where the projector was placed. Since the image was too high, we had to pitch the projector at a downward angle by putting a book under the back side of the unit. The automatic keystone for both vertical and horizontal skew correction worked okay sometimes depending how we positioned the projector, but I did have to manually adjust it to get it perfectly square. I like that the sliding lens cover also acts as an A/V mute switch and cuts off the audio and switches off the lamp, helping to preserve the lamp life when not in use. You can also extend the lamp’s usable hours from 6000 to 12000 hours by setting the projector to ECO mode, which we primarily use and the image is still pretty bright and clear though contrast suffers a bit. I had no problem getting the image dimensions up to a 100 inch diagonal, which is the size of the PVC screen we use in the living room. It was actually a little too big for the screen where we have the projector placed, so we use the digital “e-zoom” to zoom out and make the image smaller to fit the screen’s borders. You can also digitally zoom in, but note that there is no physical zooming capability so the projected “area” always stays the same size and the image scales within that. The picture also looked great on our outdoor 120 inch screen when we used it for outdoor movie night, and the image was unaffected by the light cast on the screen from the fire pit. The focus wheel behind the lens is smooth and easy to adjust incrementally, so you can get the clearest image possible (at larger projection sizes you’ll be able to discern individual pixels; the max is 320 inches). The fan noise when set to ‘cinema’ or ‘game’ modes in ECO mode is pretty quiet, even though the projector still puts out a ton of heat. The fan only gets constantly loud if you set it to ‘bright cinema’ (good for day time viewing) or ‘dynamic’ color settings. The one other noise factor that we noticed when using the projector is that occasionally there are moments of clicking/grinding that sound like they are coming from the around the lens. We think it’s from the ‘Dynamic Iris’ setting which tries to adjust the brightness on the fly based on the content as this noise happens whenever we change scenes, screens, or apps on the screen. The onboard internal mono speaker for this projector also isn’t very impressive. It is serviceable if you’re traveling and want to pack light, but it isn’t going to give you a cinema quality experience to go with the awesome picture. For that, I recommend you plug in an external speaker, sound bar, or even headphones into the AUX audio out port. The analog AUX is the only audio output option, though it can be converted to RCA using an adapter (not included); I would have preferred an optical audio output or Bluetooth for connecting an external speaker. This unit is also lacking on the input side with a single USB-A and a single HDMI port for input. We’re constantly pulling HDMI cables out to plug something else in so we may consider getting and HDMI switch to bridge this gap. You can also connect a computer to the projector using the USB-B port, though you will have to install the Espon USB Display software to use this port. One thing that did disappoint me was that the USB-A port doesn’t have sufficient power output to power the FireTV streaming stick; we had to run a long USB cable from the FireTV to a wall outlet instead of being able to use the USB port right on the projector. While I did read that this projector supports wireless connections for projection, monitoring, and control via remote, it requires a separate Wireless LAN module, that’s not included in the box. The unit has IR receivers in the front and back so you can use the remote control from either side of the projector. The remote looks a bit complicated, but all the buttons are clearly labeled and each set of keys help you quickly access common functions, like brightness, color mode, and keystone, without making you dig through the projector’s on-screen menus. However, it’s not backlit so can be hard to see in the dark. If you don’t have the remote handy, you can also use the buttons on top of the projector. Overall, the projector’s image quality and brightness is its main highlight. The unit is easy to use and set up, and the mediocre sound can be mitigated using an external speaker. Despite the lack of multiple inputs and underpowered USB port, you can still make due by simply working around these shortcomings, so they’re not show stoppers.

    I would recommend this to a friend