PowerLite Cinema 500

This product is discontinued

This product has been replaced with: PowerLite Home Cinema 720 Projector

Features & Benefits

Exceptional image quality
  • Incredible 720p resolution for extreme entertainment including movies, sports and digital gaming
  • Authentic theater viewing with native 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Epson 0.7" LCDs for evenly distributed color across the screen
  • Up to 1200:1 contrast ratio for exceptional clarity and color
  • Up to 1000 ANSI lumens for brilliant largescreen entertainment
  • Features Epson AccuCinema™ Color Management technology for deep blacks, detailed gamma control and rich color

State-of-the-art video technology
  • DigiScan™ Processing with Faroudja DCDi™ video processor for ultimate video quality
  • Built in 3D Y/C separation
  • Motion adaptive I/P conversion with 3:2 pull down
  • 3D digital gamma correction
  • 3D digital noise reduction

Easy to install, plus complete control over your cinema experience
  • Manual lens shift (horizontal and vertical) for installation flexibility
  • 6-axis color adjustments (R, G, B, Y, M, C) for optimum results
  • RS-232 or Ethernet connectivity for maximum control
  • Keystone correction for fine tuning images
  • Convenient memory feature to save your own image settings
  • Power zoom/focus with 1.5x zoom ratio for flexible projector placement

Rich feature set
  • Easy connection to your DVD player, digital set top/cable box, camcorder, gaming console, PC and more
  • HDTV-ready for the latest and greatest in video technology
  • Adjustable aspect modes for even specialty formats like wide-screen movies or foreign films with sub-titles
  • Six adjustable color modes (Dynamic, Living Room, Natural, Theatre, sRGB, Theatre Black) for maximum viewing flexibility
  • Quiet operation for uninterrupted viewing
  • Attractive design that compliments any room in the house; no light leakage
  • 3000-hour lamp life
  • Multi-functional backlit remote control for easy operation
  • HDMI for a complete digital video and audio connection

For advanced home entertainment enthusiasts, the PowerLite Cinema 500, Epson's top of the line projector, offers unparalleled image quality at a highly competitive price. Debut authentic 16:9 theater performance in your home theater with the Epson PowerLite Cinema 500, your ticket to big-screen entertainment at its best. With native 720p resolution, you'll get the kind of image quality you would normally pay much more for. Using its state-of-the-art Faroudja™ video processor, this powerful performer delivers ultimate clarity, plus six adjustable color modes for maximum viewing flexibility. Its leading-edge Epson LCDs and up to 1200:1 contrast ratio make this the ideal solution for vivid, larger-than-life performance, whether you're enjoying movies, sports, or digital gaming. A star in any setting, the Epson PowerLite Cinema 500 offers easy setup, plus a rich feature set, all in an attractive exterior that compliments virtually any environment.