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Epson G6870 XGA
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Epson G6870 XGA Projector

XGA (1024x768) 39dB 7,000 ANSI Lumens 1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Feb 2015
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The PowerLite Pro G6870 large-venue projector delivers XGA resolution with bright, uncompromising image quality. Offering 3x Brighter Colors* than competitive models, Epson 3LCD projectors ensure... More
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Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 735 expert and user reviews, Epson has good reviews for its data projectors. Epson also has good reviews specifically for its projectors compared to other brands.

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G6870 XGA is 500 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 8,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. At 7,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson G6870 XGA has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

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1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Graphics Resolution

The G6870 XGA supports a maximum resolution of 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+). That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector). In addition, this Epson multimedia projector support a graphics resolution of 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). The resolution of all projectors that were released more than a year ago ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Three Audio Out Ports

The Epson G6870 XGA is a three audio out port projector.

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Very Bright Colour Light Output

When compared to other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the G6870 XGA, the colour light output of the Epson G6870 XGA of 7,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest. The average colour light output of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the G6870 XGA is 4,300 ANSI lumens.

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Very Bright White Light Output

The white light outputs of similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the G6870 XGA range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G6870 XGA that we have assessed the white light output of, the G6870 XGA's white light output of 7,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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Very Big Lamp Power

The smallest lamp power of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the G6870 XGA is 50W and the biggest is 380W. When compared to other projectors of a similar spec and age to the G6870 XGA, the G6870 XGA's lamp power of 380 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Very High Horizontal Resolution

At 1,024 line, the G6870 XGA has a very high horizontal resolution compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The lowest horizontal resolution of comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago is 540 lines, the highest is 1,100 lines, and the average horizontal resolution is 790 lines.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This data projector has a 100|1000 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is typical of many projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the G6870 XGA support 3D image projection, however the G6870 XGA does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other projectors that were launched more than a year ago have a built-in speaker, however the G6870 XGA does not have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The G6870 XGA does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the G6870 XGA also do not support Full HD projection.

It is worth also looking at other multimedia projectors which also support Full HD projection including the Sony VPL-VW350ES[plb_3231569_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The G6870 XGA does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the G6870 XGA also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

The lamp service lives of data projectors that were launched more than a year ago range from 2,000h to 30,000h. When compared to other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the G6870 XGA, the lamp service life of the G6870 XGA of only 2,000 hours is one of the shortest.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At only 4,000 hours, the G6870 XGA has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G6870 XGA. The service life of lamp in economic mode of data projectors of a similar age and type to the G6870 XGA range from 2,500h to 10,000h.

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Quite Low Maximum Vertical Synchronization

The lowest maximum vertical synchronization of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the G6870 XGA is 0.12kHz, the highest is 120kHz, and the average maximum vertical synchronization is 90kHz. The G6870 XGA has one of the lower maximum vertical synchronization (only 85 kilohertz) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Epson G6870 XGA is a one USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the G6870 XGA have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

The G6870 XGA is a one HDMI port data projector. Most of the other projectors of this type and age have one HDMI port.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

With a noise level in economy mode of 31 decibels, the G6870 XGA has one of the louder noise levels in economy mode amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The noise levels in economy mode of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the G6870 XGA range from 21dB to 35dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 29dB.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 39 decibels, the Epson G6870 XGA has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors that came out more than a year ago. The quietest noise level of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G6870 XGA is 21dB, the loudest is 39dB, and the average noise level is 32dB.

There are a number of alternative 39dB noise level projectors currently available which you might also want to look at including the Vivitek Q7 Plus[plb_2729062_price] which has better reviews.

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Heavy

With a weight of 9.8 kilograms, the G6870 XGA is one of the heavier data projectors of this age and spec amongst projectors of this age. Comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago have weights of between 9.7g and 18kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The lowest power consumption in economy mode of data projectors that were launched around the same time as the G6870 XGA is 85W and the highest is 430W. At 421 Watts, the G6870 XGA has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the G6870 XGA.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Epson G6870 XGA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Epson released the G6870 XGA.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the G6870 XGA is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

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DisplayPort
Audio Out Port
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USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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Performance
Noise Level
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Electricity cost when switched on $130.44
Electricity cost when on standby $18.82
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Total running cost over 5 years $149.26
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0.96T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h698020
Barcodes 00010343918412
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