Epson is a company known to manufacture some of the best home entertainment gadgetry and the Epson Home Cinema 1440 1080p 3LCD Home Theater Projector is no exception. The projector is the second among five that were released by the company since early August. A cross over from the commercial models that are used mostly by schools, businesses and such like environments, the projector’s focus is home entertainment. Some have called it the light cannon owing to its new age lighting properties that set’s it and its counterparts- apart from the competition. It comes with astounding features that places it well into the award winner category.
Features and Specifications
- Comes with innovative 3LCD technology
- Full HD 1080p resolution
- White Brightness: 4400 Lumens
- Color Brightness: 4400 Lumens
- Flexible Placement and Screen Size
- Contrast Ratio: 10,000:1
- Keystone Correction: Yes
- Lens Shift: No
- Allows you to stream content from devices like Chromecast, Roku and Amazon Fire TV Stick
- Connectivity: HDMI 1/MHL, HDMI 2, Audio 1, Audio 2, Audio R & L, Audio Out, Computer 1, Computer 2, Kensington Security Lock Port, LAN, Monitor Out, RS-232c, USB (Type A), USB (Type B), VideoUSB (Type A), USB (Type B), Video
The projector boasts a large amount of light power with 4400 lumens of color brightness and a similar amount of white brightness. This high quality image lighting brings the dazzling full HD, 1080p big screen movie experience into your living room or movie room. With this kind of lighting it is about 3 times brighter than anything in its league. Jason Palmer, Epson America marketing manager called it a “flat panel killer.” With such kind of lighting it also takes into consideration the energy consumption and has 25 percent lower energy consumption to lower energy costs.
The projector’s magnificent image quality is not pegged down to brightness alone. The 3-LCD technology basically works with 3 color chips for crisp images. It has a green, red and blue image chips which are all 1080p.This coupled with the built-in color modes give vivid color and needle sharp attention to detail eliminating the rainbow effect. The projector also has the Farouja DCDi cinema tucked up under its array of features improving the cinematic experience without having to introduce artifacts.
The projector comes with a 1.6x optical zoom. The screen size and placement should not be a problem with such kind of zoom power which is added onto by the keystone correction and Quick Corner. After mounting the projector where you please you can play around with the screen size to achieve the right size. Why screen size deserves a mention is due to the split screen feature that Epson have added onto this projector, which allows you to project two images or videos side-by-side.
In summary, with such kind of specifications and the price range which it falls under, the Epson Home Cinema 1440 1080p 3LCD Home Theater projector may turn out to be a favorite for a lot of movie lovers who like to enjoy movies in the comfort of their homes. The manufacturer has dealt well with all the aspects that go into making good quality home entertainment. The number of connections at the back is also worth mentioning with MHL input for mobile devices and streaming sticks, a pair of HDMI ports, a pair of computer inputs and lots of audio inputs just to mention a few. With that said it’s safe to say that it’s compatibility with other devices goes across the board.