Epson MovieMate 85HD

  • Epson MovieMate 85HD
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Based on 5 scores, 7 reviews available
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    2
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    2
  • Average:
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  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Highly portable, High brightness, Integrated speakers, Built-in DVD player.
  • Instant theater with 720p projector, integrated DVD player, and stereo audio system.
  • Brighter and cheaper than previous models.

Cons:

  • Built-in optical drive.
  • No controls for adjusting brightness, contrast, or other common settings.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ProjectorCentral on 96

Listed at $899 with a native 1280 x 800 resolution, the 85HD projector houses a DVD player, a 20-watt audio system, and a 2,500-lumen projector in one integrated package, displays 720p widescreen movies without compression, and it handles all sorts of...

By Macworld on 80

The MovieMate 85HD has a lot to offer as a convenient, portable, all-in-one home entertainment media player. With its built-in DVD player, integrated speakers, and variety of connectors, this versatile projector can turn your backyard into an outdoor...

By The Lobe and Mail on

Digital projectors, once on the cusp of breaking into the consumer world in a big way, were a casualty of the flat screen war. Though capable of delivering literally wall-sized, high-definition images, their disadvantages – namely, that they...

By PC Mag on 60

The Epson MovieMate 85HD is a portable home theater in a box, complete with DVD player, sound system, and a 720p projector. Buy it...

By Projectors at Projector Reviews on

This MovieMate is a combo projector containing a bright projector, a standard DVD player, and a decent sound system. The reason the 85HD doesn't compete with other all-in-one projectors is that there really aren't any others - at least in the...

By Maximum PC on 90

Buying a projector to show movies on the side of your house on warm summer evenings is akin to owning a boat. It’s an absolute blast the first few times, but it soon devolves into a chore: Drag out the projector. Drag out the speakers. Drag out...

By About.com on 80

Manufacturer's SiteThe Epson MovieMate 85HD is one of a class of video projectors that include a built-in DVD player. The projector section utilizes 3LCD technology with 1280x800 (approx 720p) native resolution. All DVDs played in the...