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I would be more concerned that your installer doesn't know the difference between HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 nor do they seem to be providing you with the service for which they are being paid. They should know your equipment and should easily be able to explain why they are making the recommendations and installations for which you are paying. Here is an article to explain 4K specifications .

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They messed up and don't have long enough HDMI 4k cable as they need to wire a 2nd HDMI cable to the back of the projector. They are also saying our DirecTV will not be enhanced w/ a 4k cable since it's not 4k TV but I thought I read from Epson and another dealer that said the picture will be better even when not watching 4k TV w/ the new Epson 5050. Is this not true? I'm sure it's very minor since it's not 4k but the picture should be even better?

What are your thoughts on the HDCP 2.2 being hooked straight to Apple TV vs Xbox vs straight to the receiver? What is the norm or best thing to hook up the Epson 2.2 port to?

Thanks again
Honestly I would be asking for a significant discount for my money back for the installation both of the ports on the Epson 5050 are HDMI 2.0 an hdcp 2.2 compliant. Both HDMI ports are identical and support 18 gigabits per second. DirecTV does offer some 4K programming but you would have to have their 4K box if your DirecTV box is just 1080p then it sends a 1080p signal to your receiver. The projector can then upscale that 1080p signal to 4K. Some people prefer not upscaling 1080p which you can choose in the projector not to upscale 1080p but honestly all these questions and the answers should easily be understood by your installer which I believe you said it's Best Buy. I would be telling them to send me out somebody at this point who knows what they're doing because it's pretty obvious at this point that whoever is in your house does not.
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Honest I hope that you are kidding unless you have a shelf installed on your ceiling how would you install the projector right side up since the mounting holes for the projector are only on one side. Please tell me you are trolling please tell me you are joking. Just curious as to why you are mounting it's so far back if you only have a hundred 15 inch screen if possible it makes more sense to mount it closer so you're getting more lumens on the screen the further back the projector is mounted you lose brightness.
Not trolling We have a soffit w/ a box cut out shelf where the projector sits on that shelf next to the ceiling. Our old Epson 6030 had no issues w/ picture quality sitting that far back. I'm sure it could be a little better mounting it on the ceiling and moving it up 5-10 feet but aesthetically for the room it's in it looks much better in our crown moulded soffit ceiling shelf that was built for the projector.

If you have a HDMI cable that needs to be 18 feet run from the projector to the receiver would use use the HDMI 4k cable or use an ethernet cable to a converter?
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I would be more concerned that your installer doesn't know the difference between HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 nor do they seem to be providing you with the service for which they are being paid. They should know your equipment and should easily be able to explain why they are making the recommendations and installations for which you are paying. Here is an article to explain 4K specifications .

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They messed up and don't have long enough HDMI 4k cable as they need to wire a 2nd HDMI cable to the back of the projector. They are also saying our DirecTV will not be enhanced w/ a 4k cable since it's not 4k TV but I thought I read from Epson and another dealer that said the picture will be better even when not watching 4k TV w/ the new Epson 5050. Is this not true? I'm sure it's very minor since it's not 4k but the picture should be even better?

What are your thoughts on the HDCP 2.2 being hooked straight to Apple TV vs Xbox vs straight to the receiver? What is the norm or best thing to hook up the Epson 2.2 port to?

Thanks again
Honestly if you have an AV receiver all of your sources meaning the Apple TV, your Xbox, any Blu-ray player, your DirecTV box and anything else should be going to your AV receiver and then just your one HDMI connection from your HDMI out on your AV receiver to the HDMI port on your Epson 5050. I can't believe you're having a professional do this installation and you're coming here to ask these questions. This is not disrespectful to you I just can't believe a professional is in your house and doesn't know what to do.
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I would be more concerned that your installer doesn't know the difference between HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 nor do they seem to be providing you with the service for which they are being paid. They should know your equipment and should easily be able to explain why they are making the recommendations and installations for which you are paying. Here is an article to explain 4K specifications .

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Epson 5050

They messed up and don't have long enough HDMI 4k cable as they need to wire a 2nd HDMI cable to the back of the projector. They are also saying our DirecTV will not be enhanced w/ a 4k cable since it's not 4k TV but I thought I read from Epson and another dealer that said the picture will be better even when not watching 4k TV w/ the new Epson 5050. Is this not true? I'm sure it's very minor since it's not 4k but the picture should be even better?

What are your thoughts on the HDCP 2.2 being hooked straight to Apple TV vs Xbox vs straight to the receiver? What is the norm or best thing to hook up the Epson 2.2 port to?

Thanks again
Honestly if you have an AV receiver all of your sources meaning the Apple TV, your Xbox, any Blu-ray player, your DirecTV box and anything else should be going to your AV receiver and then just your one HDMI connection from your HDMI out on your AV receiver to the HDMI port on your Epson 5050. I can't believe you're having a professional do this installation and you're coming here to ask these questions. This is not disrespectful to you I just can't believe a professional is in your house and doesn't know what to do.
The only explanation that makes any sense as to why you're trying to bypass your AV receiver is that your AV receiver is not 4K capable and hdcp 2.2 compliant. In that case they should have at least explain to you what the options are and they should have already been prepared for that because they should have known what your equipment was before they came out to do the installation that is the first question anybody should ask and they should have you fill out a questionnaire describing all of your equipment so they are prepared well in advance. If they made a mistake by not having the HDMI cables they need they should be going back to the store and getting what they need honestly it should already be on their truck. It certainly does not sound like you have a qualified installer in your home right now.
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Honest I hope that you are kidding unless you have a shelf installed on your ceiling how would you install the projector right side up since the mounting holes for the projector are only on one side. Please tell me you are trolling please tell me you are joking. Just curious as to why you are mounting it's so far back if you only have a hundred 15 inch screen if possible it makes more sense to mount it closer so you're getting more lumens on the screen the further back the projector is mounted you lose brightness.
Not trolling[IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG] We have a soffit w/ a box cut out shelf where the projector sits on that shelf next to the ceiling. Our old Epson 6030 had no issues w/ picture quality sitting that far back. I'm sure it could be a little better mounting it on the ceiling and moving it up 5-10 feet but aesthetically for the room it's in it looks much better in our crown moulded soffit ceiling shelf that was built for the projector.

If you have a HDMI cable that needs to be 18 feet run from the projector to the receiver would use use the HDMI 4k cable or use an ethernet cable to a converter?
The smaller the number of components like a converter the better in your chain between your receiver and your projector to avoid any handshake issues. It is up to you which way you would like to mount the projector. I personally feel the projector is more secure mounting it to the ceiling with a mount then having it in a shelf. Some people believe a shelf cuts down on the projector noise just make sure the front of the projector is clear since that's where the Heat and fan exhaust.
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Honestly if you have an AV receiver all of your sources meaning the Apple TV, your Xbox, any Blu-ray player, your DirecTV box and anything else should be going to your AV receiver and then just your one HDMI connection from your HDMI out on your AV receiver to the HDMI port on your Epson 5050. I can't believe you're having a professional do this installation and you're coming here to ask these questions. This is not disrespectful to you I just can't believe a professional is in your house and doesn't know what to do.
We moved from Dallas where everyone knew a lot to an area outside the city where obviously they don't do as many. They are trying to say plugging the main 4k device (Apple TV or XBox/BlueRay) straight to the projector 2.2 port will give us better quality than having it go to the receiver and then 1 cord to the projector. We are buying a new marantz 4k receiver so I can't imagine it makes that much difference. He was also saying after 4 years of doing this the X Box can have issues converting thru the receiver to projectors. Have no idea if that's true or not but now the issue is having an 18 foot HDMI cable coming down to the receiver from the Epson 5050 will we lose quality or should we go with the Ethernet converter or is that not a big deal?

Obviously I'm not an audio/visual guy, we've had an Epson 6030 for 5 years and had it professionally installed by another company so it's certainly frustrating getting 4-5 different options from everyone. I had done my homework prior by calling the best stores in the Dallas area so it's getting confusing.
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Honest I hope that you are kidding unless you have a shelf installed on your ceiling how would you install the projector right side up since the mounting holes for the projector are only on one side. Please tell me you are trolling please tell me you are joking. Just curious as to why you are mounting it's so far back if you only have a hundred 15 inch screen if possible it makes more sense to mount it closer so you're getting more lumens on the screen the further back the projector is mounted you lose brightness.
Not trolling[IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG] We have a soffit w/ a box cut out shelf where the projector sits on that shelf next to the ceiling. Our old Epson 6030 had no issues w/ picture quality sitting that far back. I'm sure it could be a little better mounting it on the ceiling and moving it up 5-10 feet but aesthetically for the room it's in it looks much better in our crown moulded soffit ceiling shelf that was built for the projector.

If you have a HDMI cable that needs to be 18 feet run from the projector to the receiver would use use the HDMI 4k cable or use an ethernet cable to a converter?
18 ft is not a very long run for an HDMI cable. I would not introduce the ethernet cable / converter combination. It seems unnecessary for your installation. Please make sure you check all your sources are working before the gentleman leave as I do not have great confidence in their abilities at this point. They should at the very least know that the Epson 5050 has two identical HDMI ports.
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Honestly if you have an AV receiver all of your sources meaning the Apple TV, your Xbox, any Blu-ray player, your DirecTV box and anything else should be going to your AV receiver and then just your one HDMI connection from your HDMI out on your AV receiver to the HDMI port on your Epson 5050. I can't believe you're having a professional do this installation and you're coming here to ask these questions. This is not disrespectful to you I just can't believe a professional is in your house and doesn't know what to do.
We moved from Dallas where everyone knew a lot to an area outside the city where obviously they don't do as many. They are trying to say plugging the main 4k device (Apple TV or XBox/BlueRay) straight to the projector 2.2 port will give us better quality than having it go to the receiver and then 1 cord to the projector. We are buying a new marantz 4k receiver so I can't imagine it makes that much difference. He was also saying after 4 years of doing this the X Box can have issues converting thru the receiver to projectors. Have no idea if that's true or not but now the issue is having an 18 foot HDMI cable coming down to the receiver from the Epson 5050 will we lose quality or should we go with the Ethernet converter or is that not a big deal?

Obviously I'm not an audio/visual guy, we've had an Epson 6030 for 5 years and had it professionally installed by another company so it's certainly frustrating getting 4-5 different options from everyone. I had done my homework prior by calling the best stores in the Dallas area so it's getting confusing.
For an 18 foot run from your receiver to your projector you should not lose any quality if you're using a good HDMI cable. I can't speak to the Xbox issue that the installers mentioning. He may have had that happened and blame the Xbox going into the receiver but quite frankly it could have been the HDMI cable causing handshake issues it could be the Xbox the receiver or the display causing handshake issues. I personally think it's easier do you have everything running into your receiver and then one cable running to your projector. It takes out the complexities if any issues arrive if you are only using one HDMI cable. You are paying for the installation their job is to listen to you and to make it work.
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No generic settings compare to a real calibration. If there is one thing that is absolutely confirmed it’s the amount of variation between units. Despite my units contrast issue the amount of sharpness and detail I am now seeing is eye opening it’s such a big difference I will pay him to come back and do my replacement unit since Epson will not set up to the plate on that. $450 for the 5 hours he spent here actually seems like a bargain I can’t recommend it enough.

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18 ft is not a very long run for an HDMI cable. I would not introduce the ethernet cable / converter combination. It seems unnecessary for your installation. Please make sure you check all your sources are working before the gentleman leave as I do not have great confidence in their abilities at this point. They should at the very least know that the Epson 5050 has two identical HDMI ports.
Epson's page has #1 port as the 2.2. I don't see where the 2nd HDMI is also 2.2 compatible.

https://files.support.epson.com/docid/cpd5/cpd56380.pdf
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We moved from Dallas where everyone knew a lot to an area outside the city where obviously they don't do as many. They are trying to say plugging the main 4k device (Apple TV or XBox/BlueRay) straight to the projector 2.2 port will give us better quality than having it go to the receiver and then 1 cord to the projector. We are buying a new marantz 4k receiver so I can't imagine it makes that much difference. He was also saying after 4 years of doing this the X Box can have issues converting thru the receiver to projectors. Have no idea if that's true or not but now the issue is having an 18 foot HDMI cable coming down to the receiver from the Epson 5050 will we lose quality or should we go with the Ethernet converter or is that not a big deal?

Obviously I'm not an audio/visual guy, we've had an Epson 6030 for 5 years and had it professionally installed by another company so it's certainly frustrating getting 4-5 different options from everyone. I had done my homework prior by calling the best stores in the Dallas area so it's getting confusing.
Both HDMI ports on the 5050 are identical and support HDCP 2.2. See the 'Terminal Inputs' part of the product page. https://epson.com/For-Home/Projector...0/p/V11H930020

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18 ft is not a very long run for an HDMI cable. I would not introduce the ethernet cable / converter combination. It seems unnecessary for your installation. Please make sure you check all your sources are working before the gentleman leave as I do not have great confidence in their abilities at this point. They should at the very least know that the Epson 5050 has two identical HDMI ports.
Epson's page has #1 port as the 2.2. I don't see where the 2nd HDMI is also 2.2 compatible.

https://files.support.epson.com/docid/cpd5/cpd56380.pdf
I have various contacts at Epson. Senior management and senior product support.They confirmed that that both the ports are identical when the projector was first released in early April. Quite frankly I trust them a lot more than I trust Best Buy LOL.
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We moved from Dallas where everyone knew a lot to an area outside the city where obviously they don't do as many. They are trying to say plugging the main 4k device (Apple TV or XBox/BlueRay) straight to the projector 2.2 port will give us better quality than having it go to the receiver and then 1 cord to the projector. We are buying a new marantz 4k receiver so I can't imagine it makes that much difference. He was also saying after 4 years of doing this the X Box can have issues converting thru the receiver to projectors. Have no idea if that's true or not but now the issue is having an 18 foot HDMI cable coming down to the receiver from the Epson 5050 will we lose quality or should we go with the Ethernet converter or is that not a big deal?

Obviously I'm not an audio/visual guy, we've had an Epson 6030 for 5 years and had it professionally installed by another company so it's certainly frustrating getting 4-5 different options from everyone. I had done my homework prior by calling the best stores in the Dallas area so it's getting confusing.
Both HDMI ports on the 5050 are identical and support HDCP 2.2. See the 'Terminal Inputs' part of the product page. https://epson.com/For-Home/Projector...0/p/V11H930020
Real easy way to test it just plug the HDMI cable from the Apple 4K TV into each of the ports and run test
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We moved from Dallas where everyone knew a lot to an area outside the city where obviously they don't do as many. They are trying to say plugging the main 4k device (Apple TV or XBox/BlueRay) straight to the projector 2.2 port will give us better quality than having it go to the receiver and then 1 cord to the projector. We are buying a new marantz 4k receiver so I can't imagine it makes that much difference. He was also saying after 4 years of doing this the X Box can have issues converting thru the receiver to projectors. Have no idea if that's true or not but now the issue is having an 18 foot HDMI cable coming down to the receiver from the Epson 5050 will we lose quality or should we go with the Ethernet converter or is that not a big deal?

Obviously I'm not an audio/visual guy, we've had an Epson 6030 for 5 years and had it professionally installed by another company so it's certainly frustrating getting 4-5 different options from everyone. I had done my homework prior by calling the best stores in the Dallas area so it's getting confusing.
Both HDMI ports on the 5050 are identical and support HDCP 2.2. See the 'Terminal Inputs' part of the product page. https://epson.com/For-Home/Projector...0/p/V11H930020
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18 ft is not a very long run for an HDMI cable. I would not introduce the ethernet cable / converter combination. It seems unnecessary for your installation. Please make sure you check all your sources are working before the gentleman leave as I do not have great confidence in their abilities at this point. They should at the very least know that the Epson 5050 has two identical HDMI ports.
Epson's page has #1 port as the 2.2. I don't see where the 2nd HDMI is also 2.2 compatible.

https://files.support.epson.com/docid/cpd5/cpd56380.pdf
So to where should I send my installation and consultation bill lol
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So to where should I send my installation and consultation bill lol
LOL - thanks for the feedback from today.

They were able to use our previous long HDMI cable we had used for our original Epson 6030, evidently it was 4k compatible since Apple 4k TV worked w/ it thankfully so they didn't have to rewire it. The projector looks great at first glance.

It's much quieter than our previous 6030, I had read reviews that it was loud but so far it's whisper quiet which was a pleasant surprise.

What settings are people using? Dynamic, Neutral, Cinema, etc? Trying to get a good feel before I go in and calibrate it.
I'm not sure if it's the new projector or if it's the newer brighter bulb compared to our other projector but it does seem much brighter and crisper. Haven't done 4k yet, just sports and Marvel movie so we will see.

Any other initial setup tips would be great from anyone. Hoping this lasts a while.

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We've been using the projector for 1 day now. The projector started out being very quiet in several modes. The issue w/ the 4k enhancement on (the whole reason we bought this) is it causes a high pitched humming noise that is very distracting and annoying. If the movie is loud then you can't hear it, but normal noise level or watching TV and you can hear it the whole time.

I turned 4k enhancement off and it goes away but I'm not sure if it affects the picture that much and I know we won't be able to watch 4k w/out it on.

Has anyone else had this issue? I'm going to return it and get the Sony if this can't be fixed, hopefully it's an easy fix.

The picture is fantastic so it will be frustrating if we have to return it. I've heard the Sony 4k projector is very good but not as bright.
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We've been using the projector for 1 day now. The projector started out being very quiet in several modes. The issue w/ the 4k enhancement on (the whole reason we bought this) is it causes a high pitched humming noise that is very distracting and annoying. If the movie is loud then you can't hear it, but normal noise level or watching TV and you can hear it the whole time.

I turned 4k enhancement off and it goes away but I'm not sure if it affects the picture that much and I know we won't be able to watch 4k w/out it on.

Has anyone else had this issue? I'm going to return it and get the Sony if this can't be fixed, hopefully it's an easy fix.

The picture is fantastic so it will be frustrating if we have to return it. I've heard the Sony 4k projector is very good but not as bright.
It seems that either some machines are noisier than others or some people notice and are annoyed by the whine, no doubt it’s always present when on but on mine you will just about notice it when the scene is quiet and on ECO, as soon as you put the fan on Medium this is louder than the whine from the e-shift.

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We've been using the projector for 1 day now. The projector started out being very quiet in several modes. The issue w/ the 4k enhancement on (the whole reason we bought this) is it causes a high pitched humming noise that is very distracting and annoying. If the movie is loud then you can't hear it, but normal noise level or watching TV and you can hear it the whole time.

I turned 4k enhancement off and it goes away but I'm not sure if it affects the picture that much and I know we won't be able to watch 4k w/out it on.

Has anyone else had this issue? I'm going to return it and get the Sony if this can't be fixed, hopefully it's an easy fix.

The picture is fantastic so it will be frustrating we have to return it. I've heard the Sony 4k projector is very good not as bright.
I wonder if the Shelf / box you have it in is exacerbating the noise . I'm not going to say it's the world's quietest sound from the projector but honestly if you have a sound system that's up to par you should really only hear the projector in really quiet scenes. It would improve the picture quality by giving you more brightness if you've moved it closer. I believe you have that option and would also I believe take the noise that is causing you the frustration away from your listening position. I know you had stated from an aesthetic standpoint you did not wish to move the projector. Obviously projectors are about trade-offs as it is with everything in life. Most quality projectors are not going to be whisper quiet that is just the reality. I don't really think the Sony is going to be all that much quieter. You would be giving up a tremendous amount of brightness which affects HDR significantly if you were to go with the Sony and the Sony black levels are just not where the Epson projectors are in my opinion either.
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We've been using the projector for 1 day now. The projector started out being very quiet in several modes. The issue w/ the 4k enhancement on (the whole reason we bought this) is it causes a high pitched humming noise that is very distracting and annoying. If the movie is loud then you can't hear it, but normal noise level or watching TV and you can hear it the whole time.

I turned 4k enhancement off and it goes away but I'm not sure if it affects the picture that much and I know we won't be able to watch 4k w/out it on.

Has anyone else had this issue? I'm going to return it and get the Sony if this can't be fixed, hopefully it's an easy fix.

The picture is fantastic so it will be frustrating if we have to return it. I've heard the Sony 4k projector is very good not as bright.
Sony's least expensive 4K projector the 295ES, is still going to be considerably more than your 5050 and only throws 1500 lumens.

Epson rates fan noise for the 5050 as a range from 20 decibels in ECO power setting to a max of 31 dB in High Power setting. Both the intake and exhaust vents are on the front of the projector. From a 5 foot distance below and in front of the projector (approximately simulating an 8-foot ceiling mount above and somewhat behind the viewer), Mid and ECO fan noise were barely audible in a quiet room and not perceptible over typical soundtracks. The High setting raised the volume and also the pitch, making it harder to mask and obvious in quiet moments. The High Altitude mode, which Epson recommends above 5,000 feet elevation, adds perhaps 2 to 3 dB to any given setting. If it's required along with the High Power mode, consider options for mounting the projector further away from viewers or isolating it.

Sony 295ES is rated at 26DB in low lamp. You will probably be operating in High lamp. Replacement lamp costs are about $200 more on the Sony 295ES than on the Epson 5050UB. I don't think the Sony is going to address your noise concerns.
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We've been using the projector for 1 day now. The projector started out being very quiet in several modes. The issue w/ the 4k enhancement on (the whole reason we bought this) is it causes a high pitched humming noise that is very distracting and annoying. If the movie is loud then you can't hear it, but normal noise level or watching TV and you can hear it the whole time.

I turned 4k enhancement off and it goes away but I'm not sure if it affects the picture that much and I know we won't be able to watch 4k w/out it on.

Has anyone else had this issue? I'm going to return it and get the Sony if this can't be fixed, hopefully it's an easy fix.

The picture is fantastic so it will be frustrating if we have to return it. I've heard the Sony 4k projector is very good but not as bright.
Turn Iris to off and run at medium or eco.

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Turn Iris to off and run at medium or eco.
You may have a defective bulb unit or projector if it gets worse regardless.

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The Sony only achieves 91% of P3 when calibrated. Does not have as good of black levels and I believe it doesn’t have lens memory so the only advantage it has is native 4K the next true upgrade from the Epson is the NX-5

My Epson hit 86% of P3 in Natural mode and did 95% of P3 with or calibration in Digital Cinema. If I didn’t have the subpar blacks I would be a happy camper right now.


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I just received my Epson 6050 projector. Would like to register it with Epson. Could anyone let me know locations of, or methods to access, the serial number of my unit. Thanks, in advance, for any help.
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The only thing holding me back buying the 5050 is the lack of [email protected] I wann to buy my Projector in august/september.

Maybe epson will announce a FW update or a 5060 by then with the FI. Hopefully.

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There should be a sticker with the serial number on the box. Also on the projector.
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The only thing holding me back buying the 5050 is the lack of [email protected] I wann to buy my Projector in august/september.

Maybe epson will announce a FW update or a 5060 by then with the FI. Hopefully.
Look for a projector announcement at Cedia in September 2019. Not going to be a 5060 . Think true 4K and at least double the price with FI on everything but 3D.
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Double the price of the 5050 or the 6050?

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I have my new Epson 6050 set in Digital Cinema / Eco mode to watch standard blu ray and 4k content as well as streaming.

If I want to watch a 3d blu ray, do I have to provide any special, new menu settings, or will the projector just automatically adjust to a default 3d mode of operation when it detects the 3d input signal?

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