Product Sheet - Projector Central

Product Sheet - Projector Central
Epson PowerLite® Home Cinema 8500 UB
Product Name
PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB
Genuine Epson Lamp
Air Filter Set
Product Code
0 10343 87439 8
0 10343 87268 4
0 10343 87269 1
Support — The Epson ConnectionSM
Projection System
3LCD, 3-chip optical engine
Poly-silicon TFT active matrix
Projection Methods
Front/rear/ceiling mount
White Light Output2
1600 lumens (ISO 21118 standard)
Color Light Output2
1600 lumens
Aspect Ratio
Native 16:9 widescreen (4:3 resize)
Compatible with 4:3 and 16:9 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 Life4
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
Pre-sales support
U.S. and Canada 800-463-7766
Internet website
Service Programs
Includes two years of toll-free, priority technical support,
plus Epson’s two-year limited warranty and a 90-day limited
lamp warranty
What’s In The Box
Projector, power cord, remote control, two batteries,
user manual
Projection Lens
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)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Including feet: 17.7" x 15.5" x 5.7"
Excluding feet: 17.7" x 15.5" x 5.4"
Weight: 16.1 lb
Accessory Part Numbers
Genuine Epson Lamp
Air Filter Set
Ceiling Mount
Packaging Specifications
PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 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
Home video projectors under $3000.
Light output varies depending on modes (color and white light output). White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
Data source:, Jan. 2009. Average of 796 shipping models, for which manufacturers provided lumens and total power data, all resolutions and brightness levels.
Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.
See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at
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, C2Fine and E-TORL are registered trademarks, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation.
PowerLite is a registered trademark, 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. CPD-30558 11/09
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB
home theater projector
Stunning image quality and contrast
for the finest home cinemas.
Experience home theater in a way you never thought possible with the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema
8500 UB. With a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1, unprecedented in its class,1 you get deep blacks and
extraordinary detail, putting you right in the middle of the action. Whether you’re watching movies, or
sports, or playing videogames, this 1080p projector ensures amazing image quality with Epson D7
chip, an HQV processor and innovative Super-resolution video technology. Enjoy brilliant quality and
blockbuster performance. With a powerful cinema filter, frame interpolation and state-of-the-art Fujinon®
lens, a brand trusted by renowned Hollywood producers, this product delivers dynamic video in virtually
any setting.
High-definition, 1080p home theater experience — D7 chip with C2Fine® technology
delivers 1920 x 1080 resolution
Brilliant images anytime — 1600 lumens color light output, 1600 lumens
white light output2
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 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
Innovative technology with proven reliability
• 3 chips for full-time, vibrant color
• 25% less electricity required per lumen of brightness
when compared to 1-chip DLP projectors3
• Road-tested reliability from a company
with over 20 years of experience
Energy-efficient E-TORL® lamp, exclusively
from Epson
Amazing light output
• 1600 lumens color light output and 1600
lumens white light output2
• High color light output for bright, balanced,
colorful images
• Light output and performance to meet
your expectations
• White light output that’s measured using ISO 21118
(a more rigid standard than the outdated ANSI lumens
rating used by competitive products)
• Delivers more lumens per watt and
lasts up to 4000 hours4
• Minimizes both light diffraction and
light leakage
• E-TORL lamps maximize your
viewing time, while minimizing your costs
High color light output
E-TORL lamp
OptiCinema™ lens for outstanding picture
quality and easy setup
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.
The OptiCinema lens system is a precision, high-quality,
optical grade system. Co-developed with Fujinon, a top
supplier of precision camera optics to the world’s leading HD
camera makers, this system offers excellent picture uniformity
and clarity across the screen. This lens system also provides
precision focus with a 2.1x zoom ratio. And, it delivers
maximum installation flexibility with 96% vertical and 47%
horizontal lens shift (without image distortion).
Built for flexible installation
Eco features
Energy-efficient 3LCD light engine
Energy-efficient E-TORL lamp
Designed to be recycled5
Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaysm
Transport Partner6
For more information on Epson’s environmental programs,
go to
Amazing image quality
High performance home entertainment
• 2.1x zoom ratio — offers great positioning flexibility
• Two HDMI 1.3 ports — for flexible connectivity options
• 8x projection — projects images 8x larger than they
would appear on a 40" widescreen TV
• 80" widescreen — displays an 80" widescreen image from
just 8' away, or a 120" image from just 12' away
THX display certification
Ensures outstanding picture quality —
exceptional performance standards for black levels, resolution,
contrast, color gamut and signal processing
PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB Features
• Advanced video quality — HQV processor,
Super-resolution chip and THX certification
• Rich, vibrant color and reliable performance — 3LCD,
3-chip technology
• High-definition, 1080p home theater experience — D7
chip with C2Fine technology delivers
1920 x 1080 resolution
• Sharp, dramatically rich images — revolutionary
Super-resolution technology enhances DVD, SD
and HD content
• Deep, dark blacks; crystal-clear detail — contrast ratio
up to 200,000:1 and UltraBlack technology with new
dual-layer auto iris
• Stunning picture uniformity and clarity — state-of-theart lens by Fujinon
Versatile Movie Mode settings —
a playback setting that lets consumers
• Amazing, true-to-life color — Epson exclusive cinema
filter with an expanded color gamut and new color
reproduction feature
experience studio color, black levels
and clean-signal processing with few
calibration adjustments
Incredibly deep blacks with crystal-clear detail
• Brilliant images, anytime, day or night — 1600 lumens
color light output, 1600 lumens white light output2
Achieve astounding blacks — with an incredible contrast
• Cutting-edge connectivity — two HDMI 1.3 ports for
maximum flexibility
ratio of up to 200,000:1, UltraBlack™ technology and Epson’s
• Smooth gradations — 12-bit chip driver
exclusive Vertical Alignment (VA) LCD technology
• Unobtrusive operation — low fan noise so you can
focus on pure entertainment
VA Mode: Normally Opaque (black)
A conventional TN
(Twisted Nematic) LCD
chip can’t achieve a
true opaque (black)
Applied Voltage
VA D7 LCD chips are
naturally opaque (black).
Signal voltage is applied
to increase translucency
TN Mode: Normally Translucent
Applied Voltage
“black levels” simulated
• Ideal for fast-action movies, TV shows — advanced,
high-speed auto iris function adjusts light output
up to 60 times per second to match every
entertainment option
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 incredibly deep blacks
to be produced by more efficiently
controlling the light reduction rate
that passes through the auto iris
shutter gates.
Original picture
Without HQV
Images simulated to show block noise reduction
With HQV
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