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Barco PGWU-61B
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Barco PGWU-61B Projector

1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 5,900 ANSI Lumens Feb 2015
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This eye-catching white projector will fit perfectly with your modern meeting room or boardroom and enables you to do your business without worrying about the technology. - Stylish design that... More
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5 Reasons For

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The PGWU-61B has one of the brighter projector brightness (5,900 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the PGWU-61B have projector brightness of between 100 ANSI lumens and 11,000 ANSI lumens.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Barco PGWU-61B is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors of this spec and age the resolution ranges from nHD (640x360) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The PGWU-61B supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PGWU-61B. Across all multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PGWU-61B the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

The Barco PGWU-61B has one of the bigger matrix sizes (0.67 inches) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. Projectors of this age and spec have matrix sizes of between 0.45" and 0.96".

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Very Big Lamp Power

The average lamp power of data projectors of a similar type and age to the PGWU-61B is 280W, and the lamp power range from 190W to 470W. The lamp power of the PGWU-61B of 465 Watts is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PGWU-61B.

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13 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The PGWU-61B does not support 3D image projection, unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the PGWU-61B.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The PGWU-61B does not support Full HD projection, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PGWU-61B does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PGWU-61B.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic PJD5153 ($228.99).

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PGWU-61B does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Epson EH-TW5350 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Across all the multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the PGWU-61B the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 800h to 75,000h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of only 2,000 hours, the PGWU-61B has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released one year ago.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

The lamp service lives of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the PGWU-61B range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 5,900h. At only 1,500 hour, the PGWU-61B has a quite short lamp service life compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PGWU-61B.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Barco PGWU-61B is a one VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the PGWU-61B have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most projectors of this age and type have one HDMI port, including the PGWU-61B which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the PGWU-61B is 35dB. At 40 decibels, the Barco PGWU-61B has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PGWU-61B.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The lowest power consumption in economy mode of projectors of this age and spec is 38W and the highest is 890W. At 460 Watts, the PGWU-61B has a quite high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PGWU-61B.

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Heavy

The lightest comparable spec data projector that has been on the market for a similar time to the PGWU-61B is 270g heavy, the heaviest is 33kg, and the average weight is 8.4kg. The PGWU-61B is fairly heavy (17 kilograms) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the PGWU-61B.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The noise levels in economy mode of comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago range from 24dB to 40dB. At 37 decibels, the PGWU-61B has a fairly loud noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PGWU-61B.

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1 Other reason to consider the Barco PGWU-61B

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released over a year ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Brightness in Economy Mode
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Video
Graphics Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
PC Audio Output
HDMI Version
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
I/O Port
Colour Depth

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $117.43
Electricity cost when on standby $2.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $120.30
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Barco PGWU-61Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.77 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pgwu61, barco pgwu61b

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