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EPSON Home Cinema 880 User Manual


EPSON Home Cinema 880

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Make sure your projector box includes all of these parts:EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 1

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.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 2External speakers
You can connect the projector to external self-powered speakers through the Audio Out port.
EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 3Note: 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.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 4
  3. Open the A/V Mute slide all the way.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 5
  4. Press the power button on the projector or remote control. The projector beeps, the Status light flashes blue, and then stays on. Open the A/V Mute slide all the way.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 6
  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.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 7
  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.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 8
  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.
    EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 9
  4. To sharpen the image, turn the focus ring.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 10
  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.
    EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 11
  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).

EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 12

EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 13For 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.EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 14
  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.
    EPSON Home Cinema 880 FIG 15
  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.

Caution: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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® Private Line® 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).




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