With an impressive Home Theatre pedigree, the Epson EH-TW Home Theatre Projector is the latest release from the world’s number one projector. Epson EH-TW review. As an entry level projector, we can’t recommend Epson’s extremely capable ‘ enough. You’d need to spend a. Epson is one of the leading projector manufacturers in the world today and offers a five-strong home cinema lineup. The EH-TW is its.

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However if your budget is tight or you plan on using the projector in a room with a lot of ambient light then the TW is certainly worth a look. Welcome to Epson and keep an eye out for our latest updates and exclusive offers.

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The TW sports the same monochrome system that we saw on the TW but with a few slight changes. But anyone hankering for top-notch home cinema performance should wait for the company’s forthcoming RH models. For Affordable easy to install good detail, balanced colours, solid black levels. However despite this the TW was reasonably quiet, especially in ECO mode and we couldn’t hear it when watching normal viewing material.

However on the plus side the TW is much brighter and whilst this might be detrimental rpson the overall black levels is does mean that the TW is capable of producing quite a bright image.

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Welcome to Epson and keep an eye out for our latest updates and exclusive offers. Installation is made easy by an optical x2. Black levels are impressive, too, the digging out detail from darker scenes in which is renders deep, solid black epsoh faithfully. When it came to the video deinterlacing tests the results weren’t quite as good with the TW producing jaggies on the rotating line at a less acute angle than we saw with tw300 TW This high level of performance is mainly thanks to the accurate greyscale and colour gamut which form the backbone of any good video image.

The Epson’s performance struggled a bit here, mainly on account of its rather average black level response. You may withdraw your consent or view our privacy policy at any time. No, create an account now. All other product names and other company names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


Finally there is a sub-menu for all the Advanced calibration controls which we will come back to later. However there were no such problems with high definition material and the resulting images were excellent with plenty of detail and smooth t3600 free motion from 24p material. The TW also had no problems with 24p and was able to deliver images that were smooth and free of judder. You are providing your consent to Epson Australia Pty Ltd.

On the film detail test the TW’s performance was good, correctly locking on to the image but in the cadence tests the performance was a mixed bag. Out-of-the-Box Epsln For the purposes of epwon out-of-the-box measurements we used the ‘Cinema’ preset, selected the 2.

Against Average black level response Rival models are more affordable. In fact the biggest problem with the amount of heat the bulb generates isn’t the need for cooling but t3600 fact that the light path cannot be sealed.

With Toy Story 3 BDcolours had great richness. Blacks are truly black, meaning the audience can see every detail, just the way the director intended. Specifications epsson subject to change without notice. Epson disclaims any and all rights in those marks. Well, this is a x resolution projector, more than happy to receive a Full HD signal.

Epson is the registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Despite the brighter bulb the TW was reasonably quiet, especially in Dpson mode and we couldn’t hear it when watching normal viewing material. Things improved considerably with Freeview HD broadcasts and when it came to Fw3600 the TW was capable of producing natural and detailed images with a lovely film-like quality.

Equipment supplied by Epson Australia is designed to function in conjunction with genuine Epson consumables and accessories specifically configured for it. Your nickname or email address: A claimed contrast ratio of 50, Please try again later. Of course the brighter the bulb, the greater the dpson that is generated and the more cooling that is required. The TW was able to correctly detect the 3: Once level it just took a couple of minutes to zoom up the image, then shift it so that it precisely filled the projector screen and focus the image.


Design and Features The Epson TW shares exactly the same white chassis as Epson’s TW and as we mentioned in the review for that projector we would prefer it if there epsonn an option for a black version as well. High Performance Cinema Filter — Improved design delivers a wider colour space and superior colour purity 3LCD Technology — 3LCD technology achieves brighter, more natural images and smoother, sharper video playback. Colour burst In use, the TW delivers a solid but not exceptional picture.

Some shadow detail was lost, as the TW struggled with the low-lit confines of Ryan Reynold’s submerged coffin. Fw3600 whilst the TW offers rpson performance for a projector at this price point, the superior video processing and blacks on the TW make it a better choice if you can afford the extra cost.

A fine performer for the money Projecting the Blu-ray of Inceptionit’s clear that the Epson is very capable. Otherwise it has the same reasonable build quality and weight of the TW whilst still retaining a eepson plastic feel.

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This might prove useful if you are planning on using a projector in a room with a lot of ambient light where washed out blacks are to be expected and overall brightness is more important. The EH-TW has a good variety of colour temperature options. We have measured better contrast ratios from similar projectors.

The projector did however have no problems displaying mixed film material with scrolling video text and was able to reproduce the text without any shredding or blurring.

Projection Lens Optical Zoom 2. Calibrated Measurements For these measurements we used the White Balance control RGB to calibrate the greyscale and we also used the Customisable Gamma to try and correct the gamma curve.

That said, I can vouch that this Epson is capable of producing an extremely bright picture, so it’s well suited to those whose viewing environment isn’t overly dark. Oddly, you should pick the 7,K setting to get closest to 6,K, but it looked natural nevertheless.