PowerLite® Home Cinema 8700 UB

PowerLite® Home Cinema 8700 UB
PowerLite® Home Cinema 8700 UB
Advanced Features for the Finest Home Cinemas.
Bring blockbuster entertainment home with the PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB. This affordable projector
redefines the home cinema experience with versatile features and remarkable widescreen performance. Use the
projector’s anamorphic (stretch) mode to display 2.40:1 cinemascope content* in its original format — making
full use of the projector’s 1600 lumens color and white light output.1 This means no black bars surrounding
the picture, and brighter, more vibrant imagery. The PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB also delivers deep, rich
blacks and exceptionally sharp details, thanks to an impressive lineup of technology including an astonishing
contrast ratio up to 200,000:1, made possible by a 1080p D7 chip, C2Fine™ technology and 3LCD, 3-chip
technology. Color space can also be selected and customized according to source material or geographic
locale. Experience a new standard in home cinema entertainment with the feature-rich PowerLite Home Cinema
8700 UB.
Deep, dark blacks; crystal-clear detail — 1080p resolution; a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1
Widescreen format — new anamorphic scaling mode preserves original 2.40:1
aspect ratio and eliminates black bars*
Remarkable color reproduction — new preset color space selection
PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB
The best-selling projectors in the world.
Epson offers a wide range of high-quality projectors to meet almost any need. Built with image quality
and reliability in mind, Epson high-definition projectors take home theater entertainment to a whole new
level, featuring color and detail that’s sure to win rave reviews from friends and family alike. With the vivid
realism of Epson 3LCD technology, these projectors will make your home the hottest ticket in town.
3LCD technology — for quality and color
that’s beyond amazing
Amazing light output
• 3 chips for full-time, vibrant color
• 1600 lumens color light output and 1600
lumens white light output1
• 25% less electricity required per lumen of brightness
when compared to 1-chip DLP projectors2
• High color light output for bright, balanced,
colorful images
• Road-tested reliability from a company
with over 20 years of experience
• White light output that’s measured using ISO 21118 (a more
rigid standard than the outdated ANSI lumens rating used by
competitive products)
Energy-efficient E-TORL® lamp exclusively
from Epson
Epson — 3LCD
Other — DLP
The innovative E-TORL lamp,
exclusively from Epson, is a reliable
performer that delivers more lumens
per watt and lasts up to 4000
hours.3 The special E-TORL design
minimizes both light diffraction
and light leakage, providing you
High color light output
E-TORL lamp
remarkable lamp longevity.
Low color light output
Actual photographs of images taken from two competing projectors run in default mode.
Price, resolution and brightness (white light output) are the same for both projectors.
THX display certification
Ensures accurate and exceptional picture
quality — exceptional performance standards for
black levels, resolution, contrast, color gamut and
signal processing
Versatile Movie Mode settings —
a playback setting that lets
consumers experience studio
Built for flexible installation
color, black levels and clean-signal
processing with few calibration adjustments
Eco Features
For more information on Epson’s environmental
programs, go to eco.epson.com
• Energy-efficient 3LCD light engine
• Energy-efficient E-TORL lamp
• Designed to be recycled4
• Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM
Transport Partner5
Amazing image quality
High performance home entertainment
• OptiCinema™ lens for outstanding picture quality and easy
• Revolutionary Super-resolution technology for sharp,
dramatically rich images
• State-of-the-art FineFrame™ interpolation processing
Anamorphic Widescreen Mode*
• Eliminate black bars — convert 16:9 projected images to a cinemastyle 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
Black bars or "letterbox" effect
PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB Features
• Deep, dark blacks; crystal-clear detail — 1080p D7 chip
with C2Fine technology, plus 3LCD, 3-chip technology
and a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1
• Brilliant images, anytime, day or night — 1600 lumens
color/white light output1
• Natural, smooth image quality — built-in Silicon Optix
HQV Reon-VX processor
• Widescreen format — new anamorphic scaling mode
preserves original 2.40:1 aspect ratio and eliminates
black bars*
• High-definition, 1080p home theater experience —
D7 chip delivers 1920 x 1080 resolution
• Remarkable color reproduction — new preset color
space selection facilitates accurate color reproduction
• Stunning picture uniformity and positioning flexibility —
state-of-the-art Fujinon lens with a 2.1x zoom ratio
2.35:1 image on a 16:9 screen
2.35:1 image on a 2.35:1 screen
• Energy-efficient E-TORL lamp — 200 W lamp lasts up to
4000 hours3
Incredibly deep blacks with crystal-clear detail
• Cutting-edge connectivity — two HDMI 1.3 ports for
maximum flexibility
•Achieve astounding blacks — with an incredible contrast
ratio of up to 200,000:1, UltraBlack™ technology and Epson’s
exclusive Vertical Alignment (VA) LCD technology
• Ideal for fast-action movies, TV shows — advanced,
high-speed auto iris function adjusts light output up to
60 times per second
VA Mode: Normally Opaque (black)
A conventional TN
(Twisted Nematic) LCD
chip can’t achieve a
true opaque (black)
VA D7 LCD chips are
naturally opaque (black).
Signal voltage is applied
to increase translucency
TN Mode: Normally Translucent
Applied Voltage
Applied Voltage
“black levels” simulated
• Easy maintenance — convenient dust filtration system
with large surface area for greater efficiency
• Outstanding support — two-year limited warranty;
next-business-day shipping service
Amazing video quality with a built-in Silicon Optix
HQV Reon-VX processor
Reduces block noise and artifacts to restore a more
natural picture
Dual-layer auto iris
A new dual-layer auto iris system
enables production of incredibly
deep blacks by more efficiently
controlling the light reduction rate
that passes through the auto iris
shutter gates.
O r i g i n a l p i c t u re
Without HQV
Images simulated to show block noise reduction
With HQV
PowerLite® Home Cinema 8700 UB
Home Theater Projector
Product Name Product Code PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB V11H419020 Genuine Epson Lamp V13H010L49 Replacement Air Filter V13H134A21 UPC
0 10343 88007 8
0 10343 87268 4
0 10343 87269 1
Accessory Part Numbers
Projection System
3LCD, 3-chip optical engine
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
Projection Methods
Front/rear/ceiling mount
White Light Output1
1600 lumens
Color Light Output1
1600 lumens
Aspect Ratio
Native 16:9 widescreen (4:3 resize)
Compatible with 4:3, 16:9 and 2.35:1
(with anamorphic lens option) video formats
with Normal, Full or Zoom Modes
Native Resolution
Native 1080p (1920 x 1080)
Lamp Type
200 W UHE (Ultra High Efficiency) E-TORL
Lamp Life3
Up to 4000 hours
Size (projected distance)
100" diagonal (wide: 9.8' – tele: 20.9')
Contrast Ratio
Up to 200,000:1
Color Processing
Full 12-bit
7 Color Modes
Dynamic, Living Room, THX, Theater,
Theater Black 1, Theater Black 2, x.v. Color
Input Signal
Terminal Inputs
2 HDMI 1.3a
1 RCA (Composite)
1x3 RCA (Component)
1 Mini DIN (S-video)
1 D-Sub 15 pin (Analog RGB)
1 D-Sub 9 pin (RS-232c)
Video Compatibility
Component video
Composite video
Analog RGB (PC only)
Operating Temperature
41 ˚ to 95 ˚F (5 ˚ to 35 ˚C)
Fan Noise
22 dB – 28 dB
The Epson ConnectionSM
Pre-sales support
U.S. and Canada 800-463-7766
Internet website www.epson.com
Service Programs
Two-year projector limited warranty, Epson Road
Service program, Epson PrivateLine® dedicated
toll-free support and 90-day lamp limited
What’s In The Box
PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB, power cord,
projector remote control, batteries, and user
Genuine Epson Lamp
Replacement Air Filter
Ceiling Mount Projection Lens
Including feet: 17.7" x 15.5" x 5.7"
Excluding feet: 17.7" x 15.5" x 5.4"
Weight: 16.1 lb
Manual zoom/Manual focus
2.0 – 3.17
Focal Length
22.5 mm – 47.2 mm
Widescreen image size (projected distance)
100" diagonal (wide: 9.8' – tele: 20.9')
Zoom Ratio
Manual 2.1x
Lens Shift
Vertical: 96.3% max (up and down)
Horizontal: 47.1% max (left and right)
Packaging Specifications
PowerLite Home Cinema 8700 UB
Dimensions 23.7" x 18.1" x 11.3" (W x D x H)
Weight 22.8 lb
Genuine Epson Lamp
Dimensions 0.6" x 6.3" x 5.6" (W x D x H)
Weight 0.8 lb
Master Carton
Dimensions 13.1" x 28.4" x 6.8" (W x D x H)
Weight 0.4 lb
Air Filter
Dimensions 3.6" x 11.1" x 1.7" (W x D x H)
Weight 0.2 lb
Master Carton
Dimensions 11.8" x 19.2" x 4.8" (W x D x H)
Weight 3.0 lb
Dimensions (W x D x H)
*Requires optional anamorphic lens.
1 Light output varies depending on modes (color and white light output). White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
2 Data source: ProjectorCentral.com Jan 2010. Average of 910 models for which the manufacturers provided lumens and total power data, all resolutions and brightness levels.
3 Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.
4 See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at www.epson.com/recycle
5 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.
Epson America, Inc.
3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806
Epson Canada, Ltd.
3771 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z5
Epson and E-TORL are registered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future and C2Fine are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation.
PowerLite and PrivateLine are registered trademarks, FineFrame, OptiCinema and UltraBlack are trademarks and Epson Connection is a service mark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and
brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2010 Epson America, Inc. CPD-32439 9/10
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