PowerLite Cinema 500

This product is discontinued

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


  • Studio quality and performance for the ultimate cinema experience in the privacy of your own home theater
  • Powered by the Digital 3LCD engine for true HD picture quality with 1.07 billion shades of color to reproduce
  • Native 720p resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Maximum 1200:1 contrast ratio for blacker blacks and whiter whites
  • Up to 1000 ANSI lumens for vivid, larger-than-life performance
  • DigiScan™ Processing with Faroudja DCDi technology, plus 3:2 pull-down
  • HDMI-ready for complete digital video/ audio connectivity
  • Epson AccuCinema™ Color Management for accurate color and subtle detail, plus greater control over individual color levels (RGB, CYM)
  • Wide-range vertical and horizontal lens shift to accommodate virtually any room configuration
  • Integrates into your existing system via IR or RS-232 control codes
  • Renowned Epson service and support with comprehensive two-year warranty

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Home theatre you've only dreamed about – until now

For the ultimate cinematic experience, this powerhouse offers native 720p resolution for incredible image quality, as well as fine shadow detail. A Faroudja DCDi video processor provides remarkable clarity and a color gamut that's second to none. And of course, there's robust digital connectivity. If you want the best home theater room, this is as good as it gets.

For over 60 years, Epson has developed technologies that have profoundly affected the world. Like the fact that Epson is the number one manufacturer of LCDs used in projection engines worldwide. Now, we're bringing our technical expertise in digital imaging to the world of home entertainment. So you'll get a whole new way to experience the thrill of a gargantuan picture – right in your own living room. Welcome to the wide world of Epson