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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870
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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 Projector

5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 48dB 8,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
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The PowerLite Pro Z9870UNL projector combines bright projection with Full HD, WUXGA performance perfect for installation in auditoriums, lecture halls and other large venues. Offering 3x Brighter... More
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Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Multimedia projectors produced by Epson are some of the better multimedia projectors according to average expert and user reviews.

Very Bright Projector Brightness

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this type and age that we have checked, the projector brightness of the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 of 8,700 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest. Similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago have projector brightness of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,800 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago which do not support Full HD projection, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 supports Full HD projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might also want to look at including the Benq W1060 which has better reviews.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

This projector's resolution (WUXGA (1920x1200)) is actually the best resolution amongst all comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870.

The worst resolution across comparable types of projector is XGA (1024x768).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 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 common resolution supported by comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Two Lamps

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 has more lamps than most of the data projectors of this age and spec. Most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago only have one lamp, however this projector has two lamps.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite Pro Z9870. This Epson projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector compared to most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Fairly Big Lamp Power

With a lamp power of 380 Watts, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has one of the bigger lamp power amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 the lamp power range from 190W to 400W, and the average lamp power is 300W.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 which have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Benq W1060 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 does not support 3D image projection.

There are a number of other projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might also want to consider including the Z8455WUNL, or the PowerLite W16 ($849.00) both from Epson which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 do not support WiFi connectivity. The PowerLite Pro Z9870 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

The shortest lamp service life of comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the PowerLite Pro Z9870 is 2,000h, the longest is 5,000h, and the average lamp service life is 3,400h. The lamp service life of the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 of only 2,000 hours is one of the shortest amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One BNC Input Port

The PowerLite Pro Z9870 is a one BNC input port data projector.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The PowerLite Pro Z9870 is a one USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite Pro Z9870 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the PowerLite Pro Z9870 which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The quietest noise level in economy mode of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 is 28dB and the loudest is 35dB. With a noise level in economy mode of 35 decibels, the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 has one of the louder noise levels in economy mode amongst data projectors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumption in economy mode of 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 range from 200W to 830W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 430W. The Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a quite high power consumption in economy mode (821 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870.

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Very Heavy

Projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite Pro Z9870 have weights of between 2.6kg and 27kg, and the average weight is 7.9kg. With a weight of 26.3 kilograms, the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870's weight is one of the heaviest amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PowerLite Pro Z9870.

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Very Wide

The widths of data projectors of this age and spec range from 250mm to 540mm, and the average width is 420mm. The PowerLite Pro Z9870 is one of the widest projectors of this age and spec (533.9 millimeters) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Data projectors of a similar age and type to the PowerLite Pro Z9870 have noise levels of between 29dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. When compared to other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the PowerLite Pro Z9870's noise level of 48 decibels is one of the loudest.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Epson Z8455WUNL (40dB) which also has a higher rating.

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1 Other reason to consider the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
BNC Input Port
DVI Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included

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Electricity cost when switched on $245.25
Electricity cost when on standby $15.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $260.56
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
44
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 44 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z9870u, z9870un, z9870unl, epson z9870, epson z9870n, epson z9870nl
Barcodes 00010343914704, 00103439147046
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