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Epson PowerLite 1761W
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Epson PowerLite 1761W Projector

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2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 40dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
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Its sleek, lightweight design, built-in wireless projection, and 2600 lumens colour brightness (colour light output)1 and 2600 lumens white brightness (white light output)1 make it easy for the... More
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Review: Epson Powerlite 1761W Projector
Unboxing - Epson PowerLite 1761W WXGA 3LCD Multimedia Projector
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Epson Powerlite 1761W Multimedia LCD Projector Review

17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

One expert review site thought that this projector was brilliant and gave it their highest award. This data projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Projector expert review website PC Mag scored this data projector 90%. That puts this Epson data projector in the top 11% of all the projectors of a similar spec and age.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this multimedia projector rated it as 85%.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We calculated the average reviews for all Epson data projectors and also specifically for Epson 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors and found that in both cases Epson had good reviews compared to other brands.

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Good Picture Quality

Some Epson PowerLite 1761W reviewers who purchased it thought it had good picture quality. Pcmag.com gave the Epson PowerLite 1761W a rating of 5 stars and said on expert review site PC Mag four years ago “Ultra-light, offers very good data and video image quality”. Pc Mag said in their review of this projector “Excellent data and video image quality”.

Good Size

A number of people wrote in their reviews that this projector was thin. Expert website Pcmag.com rated it 5 stars and mentioned “The Epson PowerLite 1761W Multimedia Projector is slim and ultra-light, offers very good data” in their Epson PowerLite 1761W review.

Robust

Several customers concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this projector on expert website PC Mag “Video image quality and solid connectivity choices”. Pcmag.com also said “Provides solid connectivity choices including Wi-Fi”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Epson PowerLite 1761W reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerLite 1761W which do not support WiFi connectivity, the PowerLite 1761W supports WiFi connectivity.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 1761W has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 1761W also have a built-in speaker.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the PowerLite 1761W is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). In addition, this data projector support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Projectors of this age and spec graphics resolutions range from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The Epson PowerLite 1761W has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The PowerLite 1761W is a two USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

At only 292.1 millimeters, the PowerLite 1761W is fairly narrow compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago. The average width of multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 380mm, and the widths range from 120mm to 540mm.

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Very Light

The weights of projectors of this type and age range from 370g to 23kg. At only 1.7 kilograms, the PowerLite 1761W is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite 1761W.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most data projectors of a similar age and spec to the PowerLite 1761W do not support Full HD projection. The PowerLite 1761W is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The PowerLite 1761W does not support 3D image projection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support 3D image projection.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 1761W has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 1761W have projector brightness of between 110 ANSI lumens and 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The Epson PowerLite 1761W has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 1 Watt) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of this type and age the RMS rated power range from 1W to 19W.

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Very Small Lamp Power

Multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PowerLite 1761W have lamp power of between 170W and 4,000W, and the average lamp power is 320W. At only 205 Watts, the Epson PowerLite 1761W has a quite small lamp power compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Epson PowerLite 1761W's noise level of 40 decibels is one of the loudest. 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite 1761W have noise levels of between 28dB and 42dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Epson PowerLite 1761W

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this projector was released.

Specification

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VGA (D-Sub) Port
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1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 October 2012

The Epson PowerLite 1761W Multimedia Projector is slim and ultra-light, offers very good data and video image quality, and provides solid connectivity choices including Wi-Fi...

PC Mag

Slim and ultra-light
Good price for its capabilities
Excellent data and video image quality
Traces of tinting in some data images
Sound system could be louder

User Reviews

(29)
Reviewed 29 October 2012 by UCLA all the way!
(Verified Purchase)

I love the fact how small yet powerful the projector is. The projector came with a portable wireless adapter for your computer so that you can connect your projector to your computer without... Read more…

Reviewed 7 September 2015 by Mathew Kurian
Mathew Kurian would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1761W

Projector is very good but the audio is very bad, one port is there written as audio but no in/out sound is coming. Try to find out how the audio can be amplified...

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by OldAcez
OldAcez would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1761W

I use my new Epson PowerLite 1761W to make presentations from my MacBook to incarcerated youth. The presentations range from short skits in mpeg format, to Power Points of various kinds. The quick... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2015 by Playdoc
Playdoc would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1761W

It works well and has a good picture, but I found I had problems connecting it reliably with my Macbook Pro until I used an HDMI cable rather than the mini-display/thunderbolt connector. With... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Dalmo
Dalmo would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1761W

Good controls, good projection, adapts to any angle when connected to a laptop. But ... I can't use it with Windows RT in my wife's tablet, this is what brought me to this page...

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.66
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Total running cost over 5 years $114.87
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic emp1761, epson v11h478120, generic emp1761w, epson v11h478120m, epson v11h478120n, epson v11h478120l, epson v11h478120la, visipax v11h478120, visipax prv11h478120
Barcodes 00010343900226, 00010343901605, 00010343902602, 00014445270911, 00050005700405, 00602653659835, 00779184177166, 00803983111615

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