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Epson 1284 Projector

$782.74
$754.99 $27.75 cheaper than 59 days ago
15000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 37dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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Get the most out of your presentations with the PowerLite 1284 wireless projector, boasting premium, Full HD resolution and enhanced connectivity. Project graphics and video in 1080p from laptops,... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 735 expert and owner reviews for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Epson 1284 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the 1284 do not support Full HD projection.

Other projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might want to look at include the W1110, or the W2000 both from Benq which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 1284 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including the W1110, or the W2000 both from Benq which has better reviews.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The Epson 1284 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) native projector resolution is in fact the best resolution across all multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

A WXGA (1280x800) native projector resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of data projector.

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1680 X 1050 (WSXGA+) Graphics Resolution

The Epson 1284 supports a maximum resolution of 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+). That's over five times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). In addition, this projector support graphics resolutions of 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1280 x 960, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1440 x 900 and 1600 x 900. Across all comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the 1284 the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Fairly Bright Colour Light Output

The Epson 1284 has one of the brighter colour light outputs (3,200 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The dimmest colour light output of comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the 1284 is 2,800 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Bright White Light Output

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and type the white light outputs range from 2,800 ANSI lumens to 3,300 ANSI lumens, and the average white light output is 3,100 ANSI lumens. At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Epson 1284 has a fairly bright white light output compared to most of the other data projectors that were released one year ago.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 279 millimeters, the Epson 1284 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. Multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1284 have widths of between 220mm and 390mm, and the average width is 300mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Epson 1284 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also do not support 3D image projection.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support 3D image projection which you might also want to look at including the W1110, or the W2000 both from Benq which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Epson 1284 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The numbers of colours of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the 1284 range from 1M to 1,100M. With a number of colours of only 1.07 million, the Epson 1284 has one of the lower numbers of colours amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Quite Small Lamp Power

Projectors of a comparable spec and age to the 1284 have lamp power of between 170W and 310W. At only 200 Watts, the Epson 1284 has a quite small lamp power compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the 1284.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Epson 1284 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson 1284

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released over a year ago.

Average Noise Level

The Epson 1284 has a pretty average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1284.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the W2000 (29dB and higher rated), or the W1110 (29dB and higher rated) both from Benq.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Epson 1284 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Tele Projection Distance
Wide Projection Distance
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 December 2015 by FSG
FSG would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1284 (Verified Purchase)

The network setup was straight forward and the connections were intuitive...

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.16
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Total running cost over 5 years $72.16
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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