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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB

The PowerLite® Home Cinema 8500 UB is a 3LCD™ home theater projector that features D7 technology for optimal color and detail. The Home Cinema 8100 reaches a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and features the latest in real color reproduction capabilities for natural and precise colors, delivering optimal viewing experience for home entertainment and AV enthusiasts. With pricing of $3000 (plus an additional $100 rebate at launch), the Home Cinema 8500 provides users…

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB

The PowerLite® Home Cinema 8500 UB is a 3LCD™ home theater projector that features D7 technology for optimal color and detail. The Home Cinema 8100 reaches a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and features the latest in real color reproduction capabilities for natural and precise colors, delivering optimal viewing experience for home entertainment and AV enthusiasts. With pricing of $3000 (plus an additional $100 rebate at launch), the Home Cinema 8500 provides users with high-definition 3LCD home entertainment, delivering natural color and image detail. This 3LCD projector uses an advanced, three-chip optical engine that reduces possibility of color break-up, unlike DLP projectors that generate images using a spinning color wheel with a white segment.

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The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 features Epson's C2Fine® and UltraBlack™ technology for optimal black levels and vivid images and includes brightness of 1,600 lumens color and light output and new dual-layered auto iris technology, allowing for a contrast ratio of up to 200,000:1. The projector also features Epson's Super-resolution™ technology that creates detailed picture resolution ideal for broadcast signal noise reduction or enhancing the quality of poor DVD transfers. The projector also includes real color reproduction capabilities, which delivers natural colors, allowing viewers to experience the true-to-life colors filmmakers intended; Epson's 12-bit 3LCD driver technology and a built-in Silicon Optix HQV Reon-VX scaling and de-interlacing video processor. This processor reduces mosquito and block noise and augments multi-level contrast enhancement to further improve picture quality. The Home Cinema 8500 UB also features FineFrame™ technology that results in smoother frame interpolation, sharper video quality and the elimination of judder. Other features on the 8500 UB includes: Cinema Filter: Delivers larger color space for improved color fidelity; Fujinon OptiCinema™ Multi-Lens Optics System which projects clean edges with consistent image quality across the entire screen, expanding installation flexibility; 7 Pre-set Color Modes: Dynamic, Living Room, Natural, Theatre, Theatre Black 1, Theatre Black 2, x.v.Color for optimal viewing in any environment; E-TORL® (Epson Twin Optics Reflection Lamp) which provides optimum light uniformity and increased light output for screen sizes larger than ten feet with exclusive 200 watt high efficiency design; uses less energy for up to 4,000 hours of lamp life(iii); Advanced Dust Filtration System which ensures efficient power use, reduced cool-down periods, lower fan speeds, quieter operation (only 22 db), and 98 percent efficiency for longer filter life and input options such as two HDMI 1.3a inputs with Deep Color support, high definition component video input, S-video input, composite video input, and VGA-type RGB input (D-sub 15).

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    What is the best projector screen for the Power lite 8500? I need a well rounded screen the room im using it in is light durning the day and dark at night. What type of screen is best for this. I was thinking of buying the Elite ezFrame R100H1 it is around 400 dollars. That is about the range im looking to spend

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