Epson EH-TW8100 vs EH-TW9100 Specs Comparison & Review

Both Epson EH- TW8100 and EH- TW9100 offer Full 3D HD 1080p picture with great picture quality for serious film enthusiasts.

Both projectors show very realistic images, with ISF certification for high color accuracy.
Both projectors use 3LCD Technology. LCD technology typically offers great bright picture with lively colours.

Epson EH-TW8100 vs EH-TW9100

Epson EH-TW8100 (source:Epson)

Contrast Ratio Comparison:

Both have a Contrast Ratio of 320000:1 and show deep black tones. For people not familiar with contrast ratio concept, basically it indicates how much black is shown as black. E.g. shadows, black dress showing perfect black against a different background etc. Higher the contrast ratio means better black reproduction. Since you are looking at mid-range/higher end projectors at higher price point, you would expect they offer this kind of contrast.

TW9100 vs TW8100 Lens shift:

Both Epson EH- TW8100 and EH- TW9100 have a wide-angle lens with Lens Shift function and advanced ultra-powerful zoom. This will give you better placement choices as compared with projectors with less lens shift. Keystone correction offered by both projectors is Auto vertical: ± 30 °.
It uses technology improving light Epson exclusive, so you will notice the remarkable clarity of your 3D content.
With a simple push of a button, you can project your 2D movies and video games in Full HD 3D mode.

Epson EH-TW8100 vs EH-TW9100

Epson EH-TW9100 (source:Epson)

Connectivity Comparison:

Epson EH- TW8100 has RS-232C, VGA in, Composite in, Component in, HDMI 1.4 (2x) connectivity whereas Epson EH- TW9100 has VGA in, RS-232C, Composite in, Component in, HDMI 1.4.

Lamp:

Both projectors use same lamp ETORL, 230 W, 4.000 h durability, 5.000 h durability (economy mode)

Dimensions:

Both have same dimensions – 466 x 395 x 140 mm (Width x Depth x Height)

What does the Package include:

What is included with Epson EH- TW8100:
Cable cover, Main unit, Power Code, Remote control incl. batteries, User’s Manual Set
What is included with Epson EH- TW9100:
3D Glasses Charger, Cable cover, Main unit, RF 3D Glasses x 2, Remote control incl. batteries, User’s Manual Set

Comparison:

Epson EH- TW8100 UK price is around £2,249.99 whereas Epson EH- TW9100 costs £2,899.99.

Features Comparison:

EH- TW8100 Features- 3D depth adjustment, 480hz drive for 3D viewing, Automatic keystone correction, DeepBlack technology, Epson Cinema Filter, Epson Super White, Frame interpolation
EH- TW8100 Features- 3D depth adjustment, 480hz drive for 3D viewing, DeepBlack technology, Epson Cinema Filter, Epson Super White, Frame interpolation, ISF certification, Super resolution
Comparing above Epson EH- TW8100 features , package and price against the TW9100, TW8100 doesn’t come with any 3D glasses (although it is 3D capable like TW 9100). It also can’t be fitted with an anamorphic lens attachment; and doesn’t support ISF certification.

Epson EH-TW8100 vs EH-TW9100

Epson EH-TW8100 vs EH-TW9100

Epson EH-TW8100 vs  EH-TW9100 – which one should I buy?

Fundamentally, both are same projectors with some differences in what comes in the package and the price difference. Both offer same great picture quality. So, looking at the price difference, 8100 will save you some money and you can spend that on buying the 3D glasses and some blue ray discs.