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3 New Epson Projectors Produce Big Pictures at Consumer-Friendly Prices

Epson's latest projectors incorporate the 3LCD technology that enables the products to produce bright vivid images to support a variety of home entertainment activities.

Epson has announced its new Home Cinema 2040, Home Cinema 2045 (shown above) and the Home Cinema 740HD that offer a 720p resolution and 3,000 lumens of color and white brightness.

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Robert Archer · August 7, 2015

In today’s new world of multimedia home entertainment where value is just as high as a priority as performance, manufacturers such as Epson have risen to the tops of many dealers’ must-have vendor partner lists with its line of high performing, reasonably priced projectors.

The company has just announced three new projectors that all cost south of $1,000 and provide high levels of brightness and HD content compatibility. Epson’s Home Cinema 2040 ($799), Home Cinema 2045 ($849) and Home Cinema 740HD ($649) can be used in multimedia rooms and dedicated home theaters to deliver vivid, bright images with content as varied as streaming video and gaming, to Blu-ray discs and broadcast content.

“Epson’s new home theater projectors [the Home Cinema 2040 and Home Cinema 2045] bring the big-screen home at an accessible price point delivering Full 1080p, color and white light output, 2D and 3D performance, and installation flexibility,” explains Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson America. “With features including portability, built-in sound, flexible setup and placement and high brightness, the Home Cinema 740HD is the ideal projector for families to bring the big-screen experience to the comfort of their home.”

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In addition, its high color brightness, deep contrast levels, HD 720p resolution, and versatile HDMI connectivity allows users to project their favorite TV shows, movies or video games from a range of devices for the ultimate viewing experience.”

Summarizing the Home Cinema 2040, Home Cinema 2045 and Home Cinema 740HD projectors, the products feature:

  • The Home Cinema 2040 and Home Cinema 2045 offer contrast ratios of 35,000:1, 2,200 lumens of color and white brightness.
  • The 2045 offers the additional benefit of Miracast and Intel’s WiDi technologies to allow the projector to connect to devices such as Apple TV, Chromecast, GoPro and Roku to display a choice of content.
  • The 740HD offers contrast ratios up to 15,000:1, as well as color brightness levels up to 3,000 lumens and white brightness levels up to 3,000 lumens.
  • The Home Cinema 2040, Home Cinema 2045 deliver 1080p resolutions, two HDMI inputs (one is MHL enabled), 3D picture options, and rechargeable RF 3D glasses.
  • The 740HD delivers a 720p resolution, a single HDMI input, and dealer options such as a 1.2 zoomable lens and keystone correction.

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  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

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