Rated 4 out of 5 by emptystreets130 Great Projector with a bit of shortcome
This projector is really good. Picture quality is clear, 1080p, colors are accurate, 3D really pops, built in speakers is pretty loud, overall a well rounded projector. It's also very bright.
The only downside is that I wish the contrast ratio is a bit higher, fan is noisy at the highest settings and there are times while I'm watching something that it will jump to the Epson/Blank screen for about 10 seconds and jumps back to the content.
October 7, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Veera amazing projector
I am really like this projector , weight less , good price , picture quality is greats as well 3d , I am happy with my purchase
February 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Adi great product and easy to setup!
This is my first purchase of a projector and I cudn't be happier! Setting it up was extremely easy and the picture quality is truly amazing!!
I was looking for something not expensive but had the quality, and this is just that...
Already shown to my friends and they love it too!
November 13, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Duncan epson powerlite 2030
Great unit but ive only had it for around 3 months and it has these annoying vertical green lines that just recently appeared on the screen. I plan on sending the unit in for repairs to epson. Ill follow this review with another letting you guys know how the return process and customer service went.
September 27, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by bigdawgfan1969 Vertical Keystone drives to +60, cannot be changed
I loved, loved, loved this projector for the first 2 months, but then it began uncontrollably driving the Vertical Keystone setting to +60, skewing the image with no way to correct it, and then the Keystone Menu remains on the screen partially blocking the image...
*** It acts like the + button is stuck; however, it is not stuck. ***
The projector sometimes works perfectly fine for hours with no problem.
Other times the problem appears almost right away.
And sometimes this problem goes away, and then the projector functions properly (even the Vertical Keystone, but the problem always eventually returns.
And once the Keystone Menu appears, the projector can no longer be manipulated by the POWER or MENU buttons; the only option is to unplug it.
It is a refurbished unit, so I am not sure whether Epson offers a warranty for it.
I have submitted the problem to Epson Customer Service and am awaiting a response.
I have also received approval from Amazon to return it despite being beyond the 30-day return period; however, Amazon cannot guarantee a refund until the receive the product and investigate.
I am waiting to hear from Epson before returning the product.
Things I have tried:
I have tried pressing every button, including ESC, MENU, -Keystone, etc...
this only occasionally makes the Keystone Menu disappear for a
moment, but then it returns.
I have tried tilting the projector so that Auto Keystone change activates, but this only resets the Vertical Keystone for moment and makes the Keystone Menu disappear for moment, but then the problem returns.
I have tried using the remote, but the same problems continue.
I have tried powering off and unplugging the projector, but the problem always returns.
I have tried turning off the Auto Keystone, but the problem occurs in both Manual and Auto Vertical Keystone.
September 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by HoustonCricket Budget price, great quality
Simple projector - but with most features needed for home use. Delivers great performance. Slightly noisy.
April 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Good Projector
This projector was perfect out of the box had it for 2 days now, but for some reason keeps telling me my lamp is bad. The projector has less than 8 hours of use. haven't read about anyone else having this problem so maybe it was just me.
January 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by GraphicsGirl Perfect color
I actually didn't buy this projector for home cinema use; I teach Adobe software, and needed a new projector to accommodate the higher resolution on new laptops. "Business" projectors display lousy color -- not good for teaching Photoshop. The color rendering is perfect with this projector, and its support for high resolution content results in gorgeous presentation.
But since the projector supports 3D, I bought a pair of Epson 3D glasses and tried that out—wow! It looks like I might be using it for home cinema after all :-)
November 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TwoHandsPete Big Bang for little buck
This was a first time endeavor in the projector world. After reading dozens of reviews as well as seeing them on YouTube, choosing the 2030 seemed like a no brainer. I'm in the process of finishing my basement where the 2030 will be permanently mounted on the ceiling. I tested it on a 36 inch stool 14 feet from a wall painted prairie yellow(yes, prairie yellow, a true yellow) It produced an amazing, sharp picture with vivid color almost 10 ft. wide. There was one lamp on with a 75 watt bulb throwing some ambient light but it did not affect picture quality. The 3D feature was amazing. It rivals movie theater quality. Let's not forget the 2 year warranty. I couldn't find that else where. I suppose if you're a techno-geek you could critique the black levels, lumens, lens features, etc. but I found that to be a non-issue because I'm not an electronics critic. Read the reviews. People are saying good things about this projector. You won't be disappointed.
June 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JamCar WOW!!
I bought this projector for myself last Christmas (2013). It is my first projector and it replaced a 25" crt. I recently just finished remodeling my living room (17'x18') and wanted a large screen tv to finish it off. Since this is my first projector, I had done quite a bit of research and still had many questions about placement, throw, input lag, etc.. But I pulled the trigger and purchased it anyway. I am beyond satisfied!
Currently, I do not have a screen as I simply didn't know what size I would need. Shooting onto the wall which is a goldish color gives a great picture. I was really surprised how white the whites are. Shooting onto a white bedsheet obviously gives better whites and skin tones, but it who needs a bedsheet hanging on the wall, so I just use the painted wall.
Not really an issue. Currently, it is sitting off to the side of the room about 13' back shooting onto the wall opposite the sofa at about a 60 degree angle. The mechanical keystone adjustment squares the picture up nicely. The zoom, although not a large adjustment, allows ample adjustment in the range of 8-10" at this distance. Plus, the projector automatically deals with vertical keystone.
I really didn't care if the tv had 3D or not, but after I got the projector up and running, I decided to give 3D a try. I purchased the cheapest glasses I could find with the same 'Full HD 3D RF' symbol on them as on the projector. I also picked up Avatar-3D. Result... WOW! I don't see any reason to ever purchase another non-3D disc ever again! I will note that upon first setting up the 3D, I did get and error message that my ps3 could not detect my 3D viewing device. But after setting the video output settings of the ps3 (where you set screen size) and cycling power on the projector, all was well and it works flawlessly.
With a tv this large, you KNOW you are going to play games on it, so input lag was a concern. Since I only racing games, the input lag of this projector is not a problem. Don't even notice it.
April 10, 2014