Epson http://www.stuff.tv/epson/news en-GB Hands-on video review: Epson Moverio BT-200 – a Google Glass rival it ain't http://www.stuff.tv/epson/ces-2014/hands-video-review-epson-moverio-bt-200-worthy-google-glass-competitor/video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Are Epson&#039;s augmented reality sci-fi specs good enough to take on Google Glass at its own game? Not yet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Hands-on video review: Epson Moverio BT-200 – a worthy Google Glass competitor? " alt="Hands-on video review: Epson Moverio BT-200 – a worthy Google Glass competitor? " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Screen%20Shot%202014-01-09%20at%2023.02.46.png?1398392053" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-3026417627001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="3026417627001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/ces-2014/hands-video-review-epson-moverio-bt-200-worthy-google-glass-competitor/video#comments CES 2014 Epson Geek accessories Thu, 09 Jan 2014 23:09:21 +0000 Lucy Hedges 1431056 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it http://www.stuff.tv/epson/ces-2014/epson-moeverio-smart-glasses-transform-entire-world-you-see-it/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Epson’s new smart specs are Google Glass on steroids </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1177" height="882" title="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" alt="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/epson-ar-new.jpg?1389382251" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Epson has revealed a pair of smart glasses that pack a mightier wallop than Google Glass in the specs department.</p> <p>The unassumingly named Moverio BT-200 smart glasses have a built-in camera, gyroscope, GPS and an array of other sensors, all of which are powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB or RAM, 8GB of (microSD-expandable) storage, a six-hour battery life and Dolby Digital Plus sound. Phew.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AR you ready? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Because the display itself is transparent, the Moverio glasses also let you layer virtual images over the real-world, allowing them to double up as AR glasses.</p> <p>Wi-Fi-, Bluetooth 3.0 and Miracast support allow users to web brose and stream videos too, but there is a downside &ndash; these bells and whistles rely on a small trackpad controller which houses some of the Moverio&rsquo;s smart innards, and it relies on a cable connection.&nbsp;</p> <p>Still, at least you&rsquo;ll be able to navigate it with ease, and thanks to a developer site due to go live in May, we&rsquo;ll hopefully see a host of custom apps to take advantage of all that tantalising hardware.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our eyes can&rsquo;t wait.</p> <p>[<a href="http://www.epson.co.uk/gb/en/viewcon/corporatesite/products/mainunits/overview/12411" target="_blank">Epson</a>]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature" target="_blank">CES 2014 - the biggest news so far, live from Las Vegas</a></strong></p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2014/2014-ces-hot-stuff-awards/feature">2014 CES Hot Stuff Awards - the 10 best launches from the show</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="376" title="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" alt="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/epson-ar-glasses-2.jpg?1389382251" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="500" height="376" title="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" alt="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/epseon-ar-3.jpg?1389382251" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="500" height="374" title="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" alt="Epson Moverio Smart Glasses transform the entire world as you see it" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/epson-ar-4.jpg?1389382251" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/ces-2014/epson-moeverio-smart-glasses-transform-entire-world-you-see-it/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/ces-2014/epson-moeverio-smart-glasses-transform-entire-world-you-see-it/news#comments CES 2014 Epson Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:02:13 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1430876 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson reveals world’s lightest GPS watch http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-reveals-world%E2%80%99s-lightest-gps-watch/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes you read that right, Epson the printer and projector company, is getting active </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/epson-gps-watch_0.jpg?1364396845" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_1277.jpg?1364396845" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lightweight gadgets are great, but never more so than when puffing and panting on a run, where weight is your worst enemy. So Epson’s first step onto the competitive field of GPS gadgets was placed perfectly with the world’s lightest GPS watch.</p> <p>Epson, previously known only for printers and projectors, has managed to create a 13mm thin, 50g watch that can accurately track your running location for 12 hours before a charge. And should you somehow manage to run for a constant 12 hours it’ll withstand your superfluous sweating as it’s water resistant up to 50m.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/satnav-and-gps/news-nugget/epson-reveals-world%E2%80%99s-lightest-gps-watch </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-reveals-world%E2%80%99s-lightest-gps-watch/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-reveals-world%E2%80%99s-lightest-gps-watch/news#comments Epson Wed, 22 Feb 2012 07:53:07 +0000 Luke Edwards 420026 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson unveils Moverio BT-100 for personal 3D viewing on the move http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-unveils-moverio-bt-100-personal-3d-viewing-move/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Epson takes on Sony in the battle of the personal 3D viewer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="269" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/epsonMoverio-BT-100_size_9_0.jpg?1364401036" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_2031.jpg?1364401036" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The demand for personal 3D viewing gear seems to be at an all time high – or so it would seem. First Sony decides to do a U-turn on its jaw-droppingly awesome <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/events/news-nugget/sony-unveils-hmz-t1-head-mounted-3d-visor">head-mounted HMZ-T1 3D visor </a>and actually transform it from concept into a mass-market device. Now, Epson's trying to grab a piece of the personal 3D/2D action with its Moverio BT-100 Video Glasses.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/portable-media/stuff/epson-unveils-moverio-bt-100-for-personal-3d-viewing-on-the-move </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-unveils-moverio-bt-100-personal-3d-viewing-move/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-unveils-moverio-bt-100-personal-3d-viewing-move/news#comments Epson Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:30:21 +0000 Lucy Hedges 418834 at http://www.stuff.tv IFA 2010 - Epson launches EH-R4000 and other new home cinema projectors http://www.stuff.tv/eh-r4000/ifa-2010-epson-launches-eh-r4000-and-other-new-home-cinema-projectors/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At the IFA tech exhibition in Berlin today, Epson has announced a bunch of new home cinema projectors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/197650818mn_0.jpg?1364403883" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="329" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/19766003abli_0.jpg?1364403883" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The cream of Epson's new projector crop are the EH-R4000 and EH-R2000 which are the first to show off Epson's new 3LCD Reflective technology. Both are Full HD beasts and Epson claims the new tech helps them achieve a dynamic contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and 500,000:1 respectively. That means blacker blacks and brighter whites, people.</p> <p>There's plenty of other picture-enhancing magic onboard too, including frame interpolation for smoother motion and a 'super-resolution' feature for high-quality upscaling of standard definition sources like DVDs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/events/stuff/ifa-2010-epson-launches-eh-r4000-and-other-new-home-cinema-projectors </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/eh-r4000/ifa-2010-epson-launches-eh-r4000-and-other-new-home-cinema-projectors/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/eh-r4000/ifa-2010-epson-launches-eh-r4000-and-other-new-home-cinema-projectors/news#comments EH-R4000 Epson Wed, 01 Sep 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 14992 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson EH-TW5500 http://www.stuff.tv/epson-eh-tw5500/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Epson has reinvented the LCD wheel with its stellar new home cinema projector. Is it top of the class? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1300" height="975" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/epsonehtw5500-1.jpg?1364299407" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="726" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Epsonehtw5500right.jpg?1364299407" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="403" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/EpsonEhTW5500front.jpg?1364299407" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>LCD might be winning the technology battle in the TV world, but when it comes to projection it’s historically tended to lose out with AV aficionados to its arch rival, <a href="http://stuff.tv/blogs/jargonbuster/archive/2008/02/11/dlp-digital-light-processing.aspx" target="_blank">DLP</a>. Not that Epson has any truck with such thinking, mind you. </p> <p>It’s stuck doggedly to LCD, delivering some extremely persuasive models along the way. But nothing even Epson has done before has prepared us for what its TW5500 brings to the table.</p> <p><strong>Substance over style</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £3,900.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Epson’s flagship projector proves in no uncertain terms that LCD fully deserves a seat at the high-end home cinema table </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-eh-tw5500 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson-eh-tw5500/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson-eh-tw5500/review#comments EH-TW5500 Epson Projectors Fri, 20 Nov 2009 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 13669 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson EH-TW3800 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-eh-tw3800/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Projectors have a reputation for being an absolute ’mare to set up. This 1080p Epson promises otherwise… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1248" height="936" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/1-Epson_EH-TW3800.jpg?1364299554" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Now, this is one projector that gets off to a winning start. This Epson is easier than a particularly easy Sunday morning when it comes to getting it firing an image exactly where you want it.</p> <p>The EH-TW3800 is a Full HD, 1080p 3LCD projector with two HDMI 1.3a inputs. Epson claims a contrast ratio of 18,000:1 and offers a familiar array of picture-processing tech.</p> <p>Adjusting the size and position of the picture is a two-control affair, and in seconds we're up and running. Top marks for the solid, smart and neatly laid-out remote control, complete with comfy buttons, too.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £2,000.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Easy to set up and capable of producing a very watchable picture that doesn’t quite match the best </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-eh-tw3800 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-eh-tw3800/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-eh-tw3800/review#comments EH-TW3800 Epson Projectors Tue, 14 Jul 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12827 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson PX800FW http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-px800fw/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It seems there’s nothing this good-looking, Wi-Fi-enabled workhorse won’t do. But does it produce great quality prints? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="2029" height="1522" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/px800fw_used_on_packaging.jpg?1364299492" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Anyone remember what a fax machine does? Apparently, there's one built into the Epson PX800FW, ticking the final box on a features list that leaves absolutely nothing out – printer, scanner, <a href="http://stuff.tv/blogs/jargonbuster/archive/2008/02/10/wi-fi.aspx" target="_blank">Wi-Fi</a>, card reader and <a href="http://stuff.tv/blogs/jargonbuster/archive/2008/02/11/ethernet.aspx" target="_blank">Ethernet</a> connection are all present and correct.</p> <p><strong>Good engine</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £280.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minor issues with paper trays can't detract from an otherwise excellent all-in-one </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-px800fw </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-px800fw/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-px800fw/review#comments Epson Geek accessories PX800FW Fri, 20 Mar 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12056 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson P-5000 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-5000/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Taking more pictures than a Japanese tourist? Then get yourself this 80GB photo viewer and carry on snapping, our shutterbug friend </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="811" height="608" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/EPSON_P-5000_1_L_0.jpg?1364300006" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's the natural law of things that compact cameras are cheap, SLRs are expensive and bridge cameras, well, they bridge the gap in price as well as specs. But no one seems to have given Fujifilm a copy of the rule book.</p> <p>For just over £100, the S5700 provides a chunky handful of a camera, with a 7.1MP sensor, a whopping 10x optical zoom and a 2.5in LCD. That's a whole lot of tech for the price of an average compact.</p> <p><strong>Purple haze</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £500.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A whole lot of camera for very little money. Snap one up </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-p-5000 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-5000/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-5000/review#comments Cameras Epson P-5000 Mon, 03 Dec 2007 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 8588 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson Stylus Photo R360 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-r360/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A big screen makes this printer easy to use straight from the camera. But rival systems do a better job when it comes to the finished article </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="403" height="302" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/70b6b07d65c9070abd27df9dcdaf2167_0.jpg?1364300115" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Like the HP 7160, this comes with a whopping 3.5inch LCD screen designed to let you choose and edit images without turning to your computer. Print straight from xD, Memory Stick or SD cards just by sticking them in the front panel, or anything else by hooking it up to the USB connection.</p> <p>Nice screen – what can you do with it?</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £100.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Acceptable photo printing straight from the camera – ideal for the computer-phobic </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-stylus-photo-r360 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-r360/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-r360/review#comments Epson Geek accessories Stylus Photo R360 Mon, 05 Nov 2007 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 8328 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson Stylus Photo 1400 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-1400/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This inkjet produces excellent A3 photo prints, but can it reproduce the same form with normal documents? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1859" height="1394" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/StylusPhoto1400front_0.jpg?1364300417" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If standard snapshots or even A4 prints don't cut it for you, then it’s time to step up to this behemoth from Epson, which issues mammoth A3 borderless photo prints. </p> <p><strong>Give it time</strong></p> <p>Not surprisingly, you need to give the 1400 a lot of desk space and time to do it thing – well over ten minutes per print. The results are worth it, though: when used with proper photo paper you get some spectacular images ready for the framing. </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £250.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A great way to show off your digital photos, but keep another printer for everything else </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-stylus-photo-1400 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-1400/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-1400/review#comments Epson Geek accessories Stylus Photo 1400 Mon, 24 Sep 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 7698 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson PictureMate 240 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-picturemate-240/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This Epson makes photo printing portable – and is quite a lot cleverer than it looks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="5204" height="3903" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/487689_2483_0.jpg?1364300389" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Picturemate 240 is certainly portable but not something that you'd particularly want to be seen carrying around. With a slightly bulky shape and a hefty handle, the 240 looks like something Yogi Bear should be rifling through. </p> </p> <p> Photo booth</p> <p> Like Sony’s DPP-FP55, it's designed exclusively for photo printing and issues only 6x4 snapshots. Despite the initial appearance it's a very effective bit of kit, and gives excellent image quality – albeit at the sub-2-photos-a-minute rate typical of portable printers. </p> </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £100.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Great photo prints and some good on-printer editing tools - shame about the looks, though </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-picturemate-240 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-picturemate-240/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-picturemate-240/review#comments Epson Geek accessories PictureMate 240 Mon, 24 Sep 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 7696 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson P-4000 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-4000/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you don&#039;t trust your memory card to hold your holiday snaps the P-4000 is a great way to back-up and edit them before you get home </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="448" height="336" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Epson-P40001_0_0.jpg?1364300695" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you prolifically hammer your camera's shutter button while on holiday, you'll need a gadget to back-up and show off your reams of high-res snaps. Most portable media players can do a passable job, but Epson's dedicated gizmo trumps them all.</p> <p>Better than the naked eye</p> <p>Why's the P-4000 better than an iPod Video for photo storage? The main reason is that gorgeous screen. Not only is it 3.8in, but the 640x480 pixel resolution will pick out all the fine detail you spotted with your naked eye.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £470.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Its media playing powers won't worry the Archos series, but the P-4000's stonking screen and SD card reader make it the best photo viewer on the market </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-p-4000 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-4000/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-p-4000/review#comments Epson Geek accessories P-4000 Fri, 20 Oct 2006 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 2542 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson Stylus Photo R220 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-r220/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The R220 knocks out A4 prints and will print onto CDs and DVDs using 6-ink printing technology </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1245" height="934" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/epsonstylusr220photoprigv4_0.jpg?1364300841" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>You can’t argue with the value. First-rate 6-ink printing technology, borderless prints up to A4 and the ability to print directly on to CDs and DVDs, and all for just £70?</p> <p>The R220 doesn’t have the blinding speed of the Canon printers but it’s still quick enough for most, and the photo output is excellent. It’s got top notch resolution - 5760x1440dpi – guaranteeing some great looking A4 print outs. </p> <p>If you want memory card slots at this price, though, you’re just plain greedy – this one connects via USB. All this and it’s light as a feather at a skimpy 5.2kg.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £70.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unbeatable value as an introduction to photo printing </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-stylus-photo-r220 </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-stylus-photo-r220/review#comments Epson Geek accessories Stylus Photo R220 Wed, 20 Sep 2006 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 1999 at http://www.stuff.tv Epson EMP-TWD1 http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-emp-twd1/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Epson EMP-TWD1 packs a slot-loading DVD drive, Epson lens and JVC sound system </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="617" height="463" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/general_1.jpg?1364300960" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>This Marmite-like, opinion-splitting box is huge but it does pack in a lot: a slot-loading DVD drive, Epson lens and JVC sound system. Plus it has one of the easiest screen adjustment controls around.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £900.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s easy to use but not an Oscar winner – we’re reserving judgement and waiting for a better catch. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/epson-emp-twd1 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-emp-twd1/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/epson/epson-emp-twd1/review#comments EMP-TWD1 Epson Projectors Mon, 11 Sep 2006 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 136 at http://www.stuff.tv