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Epson PowerLite W16SK Projector

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5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 39dB Jan 2013
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Immerse your students in ultra-bright 3D imagery that takes any subject to a whole new level. The Epson PowerLite W16SK dual projection system adds a bold, new dimension to education, displaying... More
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One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that this projector was good. This data projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This projector has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

Epson Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of multimedia projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average Epson projectors have good reviews from owners and experts.

Easy to Use

One Epson PowerLite W16SK owner mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Expert website Itreviews.com mentioned “The Epson PowerLite W16SK 3D 3LCD Dual Projection System delivers passive 3D with an easy to set up pair of projectors” in their Epson PowerLite W16SK review.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Epson PowerLite W16SK owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Itreviews.com scored it 4 stars and wrote three years ago “The W16SK works with passive, rather than active, 3D glasses” in their review of this projector.

Nice Design

One Epson PowerLite W16SK reviewer who purchased the Epson PowerLite W16SK mentioned that it was a good design.

Good for Ceiling Mounting

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for ceiling mounting.

Good Picture Quality

One Epson PowerLite W16SK reviewer who bought the Epson PowerLite W16SK concluded that it had a sharp image. Projectorreviews.com wrote “Although stacked projector sharpness is acceptable” in their review of the Epson PowerLite W16SK.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Unlike most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago which do not support 3D image projection, the PowerLite W16SK supports 3D image projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the Epson Z8455WUNL[plb_1838281_price], or the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK which do not support Full HD projection, the PowerLite W16SK supports Full HD projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative multimedia projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Epson Z8455WUNL[plb_1838281_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite W16SK has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK also have a built-in speaker.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Epson PowerLite W16SK supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by data projectors that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The best resolution of all comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Two Built-In Speakers

The PowerLite W16SK has more built-in speakers than most of the projectors of this age and type. Most of the similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK only have one built-in speaker, however this projector has two built-in speakers.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on projectors of this age and spec.

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Narrow

With a width of only 325 millimeters, the Epson PowerLite W16SK is fairly narrow compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PowerLite W16SK. Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the PowerLite W16SK the widths range from 150mm to 540mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerLite W16SK does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite W16SK also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support WiFi connectivity which you might want to consider including the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The PowerLite W16SK has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite W16SK is 2,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,800 ANSI lumens.

If this Epson multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Very Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the PowerLite W16SK has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK. Multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PowerLite W16SK is 1.3x. With a digital zoom of only 1.2 times zoom factor, the PowerLite W16SK has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Lamp Power

At only 200 Watts, the PowerLite W16SK has a fairly small lamp power compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for more than two years. The smallest lamp power of projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK is 190W and the biggest is 2,800W.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of this spec and age is 2W and the highest is 16W. When compared to other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago, the PowerLite W16SK's RMS rated power of only 2 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK the noise levels range from 29dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. The Epson PowerLite W16SK has one of the louder noise levels (39 decibels) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Infocus IN3138[plb_2142781_price] (37dB), or the Epson Z8455WUNL[plb_1838281_price] (40dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Audio in Port

The PowerLite W16SK is a one audio in port projector. Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite W16SK have between one and five audio in ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite W16SK

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite W16SK over three years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on 5000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
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
Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Serial Interface Type
Audio Out Port
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
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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Projectorreviews.com

See this projector in our annual Classroom Projector Report, sponsored by:I chose to review the unique, Epson W16SK 3D passive projector system myself. (Editor's priviledge! This projector offers... Read more…

3000 claimed lumens produced 3112 in the projector's brightest mode
Ultra short throw design allows wall mounting above a screen which typically saves real money compared to ceiling mounting
Plenty of brightness allows most users to run in "ecomode" w
Dual-projector system designed for easy setup
Passive 3D uses low-cost glasses
Although stacked projector sharpness is acceptable, it certainly could be a bit sharper
That, however, would probably require adjustable lens shift, instead of keystone correction and corner correction controls, and Adjustable lens shift adds a good deal
Useful brightness is substantially lower than the rated brightness
Needs third-party software to work with 3D computers

IT Reviews.com

29 March 2013

The Epson PowerLite W16SK 3D 3LCD Dual Projection System delivers passive 3D with an easy to set up pair of projectors...

27 March 2013

The Epson PowerLite W16SK 3D 3LCD Dual Projection System is a complete 3D data projector solution that's designed for easy setup and uses inexpensive, passive 3D glasses...

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.21
Electricity cost when on standby $18.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.60
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson w16, epson w16s, epson w16sk, epson v11h494020
Barcodes 00010343904026, 00103439040262

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