Epson Home Cinema 880, 1080 Quick Setup Gide

Epson Home Cinema 880, 1080 Quick Setup Gide

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Epson Home Cinema 880, 1080 Quick Setup Gide

Before using this product, make sure you read these instructions and the safety instructions in the online User's Guide.

Note: These illustrations show the Home Cinema 1080, but the instructions are the same for the Home Cinema 880 unless otherwise noted.


Make sure your projector box includes all of these parts:

Connect the projector

Video device

Home Cinema 880
Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the projector's HDMI port and the other end to an HDMI port on your video device.
Connect Home Cinema 880 to Video Device

Home Cinema 1080
Connect multiple video devices and use the Source Search button on the projector or the remote control to switch between them.
Connect Home Cinema 1080 to Video Device


Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the projector's HDMI port and the other end to an HDMI port on your computer.

Note: For more information on connecting the projector to your computer or other devices (camera, USB flash drive, etc.), see the online User's Guide.

Connect audio

Built-in speaker

The projector has a built-in speaker that can play audio from a video source (DVD player, streaming device, etc.) connected by an HDMI cable. If you connected a composite video cable to the Home Cinema 1080, connect one end of an RCA audio cable to the projector's audio input ports and the other end to your video device's audio output ports.
Connect Built-in Speaker

External speakers

You can connect the projector to external self-powered speakers through the Audio Out port.
Connect External Speakers

Note: The projector's internal speaker is disabled when you connect external speakers.

Turn on your equipment

  1. Turn on your computer or video source.
  2. Plug in the projector. The power light on the projector turns blue.
    Turn on - Step 1
  3. Open the A/V Mute slide all the way.
    Turn on - Step 2
  4. Press the power button on the projector or remote control. The projector beeps, the Status light flashes blue, and then stays on.
    Turn on - Step 3
    Note: To shut down the projector, press the power button twice.
  5. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to highlight any of the options on the Home screen that appears, then press to select it. You can switch between projection sources and quickly access various adjustment options from this screen.
    Turn on - Step 4
  6. The default language of the menu system is English. To select another language, press the Menu button on the projector or remote control. Select Extended and press . Select Language and press . Select your language and press . Press the Menu button to exit the menu system.

Adjust the image

  1. If you don't see an image, press the Source Search button on the projector or remote control to select the image source.
    Note: If you still see a blank screen or have other display problems, see the troubleshooting tips on the back of this sheet.
  2. To raise the image, press the foot release button and lift the front of the projector. Release the button to lock the foot in position.
    Adjust the Image - Step 1
  3. Home Cinema 880: To reduce or enlarge the image, press the E-Zoom buttons on the remote control.
    Home Cinema 1080: To reduce or enlarge the image, turn the zoom ring.
    Adjust the Image - Step 2
  4. To sharpen the image, turn the focus ring.
    Adjust the Image - Step 3
  5. If your image looks like or , you may have placed the projector off to one side of the screen at an angle. Place the projector directly in front of the center of the screen, facing the screen squarely. If you can't move the projector, use the horizontal keystone slider on the projector to correct the image shape.
    Adjust the Image - Step 4
  6. Your projector automatically adjusts an image that looks like or , but if necessary you can press the or button on the projector to correct it.

Using the remote control

Install the batteries as shown (two AA batteries).

Using the Remote Control

For more information on using the remote control, see the online User's Guide.

Mirroring a mobile device

Home Cinema 1080: If your mobile device (laptop, smartphone, or tablet) supports Miracast®, you can project or mirror your device's screen wirelessly. You do not need any additional software to use this feature.

Note: Some restrictions apply. See the online User's Guide for details.

Select screen mirroring settings

  1. Press the Menu button on the remote control.
  2. Select the Network menu and press .
  3. Select On as the Screen Mirroring setting.
    Select Screen Mirroring Settings - Step 1
  4. Select Screen Mirroring Settings and press . Press again.
  5. Select any of the Screen Mirroring Settings options as necessary. See the online User's Guide for details.
    Select Screen Mirroring Settings - Step 2
  6. When you finish selecting settings, select Set and follow the on-screen instructions to save your settings and exit the menus.

Connect your device

  1. Press the LAN button on the remote control. You see the Screen Mirroring standby screen.
  2. Use the Miracast function on your device to search for the projector. You see a list of available devices.
    Note: See your device's documentation for details on using its Miracast function.
  3. If you see a PIN entry screen on your device, enter the PIN code displayed on the Screen Mirroring standby screen or at the bottom right of the projected image.
    The projector displays the image from your device once a connection is established.

    It may take some time to establish a connection. Do not disconnect the projector's power cord while it is connecting to your device. Doing so may cause your device to freeze or malfunction.


  • If you see a No signal message after turning on the projector, make sure your computer or video device is properly connected, and press the Source Search button.
  • If you see a blank screen, check the following:
    • Make sure the A/V Mute slide is open all the way.
    • Make sure the Status light on the projector is blue and not flashing.
    • Press the power button to wake the projector from standby or sleep mode, if necessary.
  • If you see a blank screen when a computer is connected, check the following:
    • On some Windows® laptops, you may need to hold down the Fn key and press F7 or the function key that lets you display on an external monitor. It may be labeled CRT/LCD or have an icon such as .
      On Windows 7 or later, hold down the Windows key and press P at the same time, then click Duplicate.
    • If you're using a Mac laptop, open System Preferences and select Displays. Click the Arrangement tab and select the Mirror Displays checkbox.
  • If the projector does not respond to remote control commands, make sure the batteries in the remote control are installed correctly. Replace the batteries if necessary.


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Where to get help


For more information about using the projector, you can view or download the online manuals from the Epson website, as described below.

Internet support

Visit (U.S.) or (Canada) and search for your product to download software and utilities, view manuals, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or contact Epson.

Telephone support services

To use the Epson® PrivateLine® Support service, call (800) 637-7661. This service is available for the duration of your warranty period. You may also speak with a support specialist by calling (562) 276-4394 (U.S.) or (905) 709-3839 (Canada).

Support hours are 6 AM to 8 PM, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, and 7 AM to 4 PM, Pacific Time, Saturday. Days and hours of support are subject to change without notice. Toll or long distance charges may apply.

Optional accessories

For a list of optional accessories, see the online User's Guide.

You can purchase screens or other accessories from an Epson authorized reseller. To find the nearest reseller, call 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766). Or you can purchase online at (U.S. sales) or (Canadian sales).

Documents / Resources


Download manual

Here you can download full pdf version of manual, it may contain additional safety instructions, warranty information, FCC rules, etc.

Download Epson Home Cinema 880, 1080 Quick Setup Gide


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