Epson LS800 3-Chip 3LCD 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector
The $3499 Epson EpiqVision Ultra LS800 4K ultra short throw projector [manufacturer’s link] [available in Black] or [White at Amazon] features a more modern-looking low-profile design than Epson’s previous LS500 model and can also be located much nearer the wall or projection screen surface at just 3.9″ away for a 100″ diagonal image (same as the LG HU915QE which is significantly more expensive), compared to a 17″ distance which was required for the LS500!
The Epson LS800 is the only UST projector featured on this website that utilizes 3-chip 3LCD technology instead of a single Texas Instruments DMD DLP chip, so there is no possibility of a “rainbow effect”. It runs Google’s Android TV operating system with Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in. It’s also among the brightest 4K ultra short throw projectors currently on the market at 4000 lumens. Lastly, it’s got one of the lowest input lag times available from any UST projector at just 16.7ms making it a top choice for hardcore gaming. It is NOT 3D-capable, however.
Projects up to a 150″ diagonal image. For a 100″ diagonal image, you will need to place the projector 3.9″ from the wall or projection screen surface on top of a stand, cabinet, or table that supports the 13.4″ depth of the projector and therefore extends to at least 17.3″ from the wall or projection surface. For guidance with setting up the projector, please check out this product support link.
20000 hour laser life. Integrated Yamaha audio system. HDR and HLG. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Connectivity includes 3 HDMI 2.0 (one with ARC), optical audio output, 3.5mm audio output, and USB type A — no Ethernet port. Projector dimensions are 27.4″ wide, 13.4″ deep, 6.2″ high, and it weighs 27.6 pounds. Two-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
Epson offers optional SilverFlex Ultra Ambient Light Rejecting Screens in 100″ and 120″ diagonal screen sizes [manufacturer’s link] [available in 100″ diagonal] or [120″ diagonal at Amazon] which feature 0.8 gain, absorb up to 90% of ambient light, and have a wide 178° viewing angle, and of course must be properly assembled and wall-mounted.
Looking for an for an elegant integrated cabinet/stand solution measuring just 21.5″ high to sit up against the wall and support your Epson LS800 UST projector just 12.3″ off the ground (leaving plenty of room above for a large projection screen), hidden flush with the top of it, and also hide a center channel speaker and A/V components? There are three different styles of the 245 cabinet offered by Salamander Designs, each with a black solid surface top – the CHICAGO in Black Oak with Grass Texture, the MIAMI in Gloss Warm White, and the OSLO with Black Glass Doors, which are each available at Amazon.com.