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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and price. The image quality and design also get good views, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB


The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB Projector ($2,199 direct) is Epson's top of the line model in its home cinema projector category, bracketed by Entry Level models below and Pro Cinema models above. The Pro Cinema models are generally reserved...

Vertical and horizontal lens shift. Two HDMI connectors. Noticeably dark black levels and excellent detail in dark areas

As an LCD projector, lacks the 3D support found in many current DLP projectors

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB Projector delivers great looking images whether in theater dark lighting or with the ambient light in a family room.

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB Projector Reviewed


The Home Cinema 8700 UB sits atop Epson's already stellar line up of projectors. Capable of superb image quality and brightness this LCD based projector is supremely affordable at just $2,199 and is one of video editor, Adrienne Maxwell's, top picks....

The Home Cinema 8700 UB produces a very attractive image, with great blacks and contrast for a $2,000 projector ; This 1080p projector can accept 24p sources, offering 4:4 pulldown to reduce judder ; The 120Hz FineFrame technology continues to get...

The zoom, focus, and lens-shift controls are manual, not motorized ; The 8700 UB's deinterlacing of 1080i signals could be better. I sawsome moiré in my demo scenes from Mission Impossible III and GhostRider; however, I didn't see blatant artifacts...

I can find very little to fault with Epson's Home Cinema 8700 UB. Itsimply produces a pleasing image with minimal setup effort, and it hasall the features people want to see in their projectors these days: THXcertification, 120Hz, 4:4 pulldown, an auto...

Jan, 2011

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB Review


The 8700 UB is a powerful, capable 1080p projector that's perfect for serious home theater yet does not cost a fortune.