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Epson home projectors get ready for the future
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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September will see the release of Epson's new range of enthusiast-class home cinema projectors. The EH-TW8300, EH-TW9300, EH-TW9300W (where the W stands for wireless) have been designed to offer 4K enhancement, UHD Blu-ray and high dynamic range support, motorised optics and lens position memory.

All three projectors promise to deliver incredible definition, clarity and the deepest blacks due to an exceptionally high contrast ratio of up to 1,000,000:1 and a new 16-piece glass lens. Colours should also be rich and vivid thanks to Epson's 3LCD panels that emit an equally high White and Colour Light Output of 2,500 lumens. In addition,interpolation and detail enhancement help to create sharp, smooth and flowing images.

Epson says that the projectors' extended lamp life means owners can watch a film every day on the big screen, with the projector in eco mode, for the next seven years. Installation is added by motorised optics, including a powered 2.1x optical zoom, powered focus and a powered lens shift of ±96.3% vertical and ±47.1% horizontal.

The projectors are capable of storing up to ten different lens memory positions, making it easy to switch between different aspect ratios, enabling viewers to watch films as the director intended.


The EH-TW9300W 4Ke Wireless HD projector can stream content to a projector from a smartphone, games console, Blu-ray player and more. The all new WiHD transmitter makes it possible to receive high-quality 4K content over WiHD, providing flexibility when positioning the projector.

General Manager, Business Division, Epson Australia Craig Heckenberg said, “We want customers to achieve the very best cinematic experience at home, so we're really excited to be introducing the EH-TW8300, EH-TW9300 and EH-TW9300W.

The latest technologies integrated in these models, such as 4K enhancement and UHD Blu-ray and HDR support, mark a significant improvement in image quality and will really enhance the user's overall experience. But what's great is that they're also easy to use, with motorised optics and lens position memory making everything from installation to everyday use simple and hassle-free.


Epson has also launched its new mid-range home theatre projectors aimed at the family viewing market. Consisting of the EH-TW6700 and EH-TW6700W for families looking to ‘plug and play' and the EH-TW6800 aimed at home theatre specialists looking for a mid-range option with additional functionality and higher specifications, the 6000 series still packs a serious punch.

*This product has not yet been released in New Zealand, but is due to be made available shortly.