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Epson Pro G6170
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Epson Pro G6170 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 39dB 6,500 ANSI Lumens Feb 2015
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The PowerLite Pro G6170 large-venue projector delivers XGA resolution with uncompromising image quality. Offering 3x Brighter Colors* than competitive models, Epson 3LCD projectors ensure... More
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9 Reasons For

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 736 expert and owner reviews, Epson has good ratings for its data projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically within its projectors range.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Epson Pro G6170 supports Full HD projection, unlike most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago which do not support Full HD projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the VPL-VW350ES ($8,499.00), or the VPL-VW320ES both from Sony or the LG PF1500G.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Pro G6170 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the Pro G6170 also support 3D image projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the other data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the Sony VPL-HW65ES which has better reviews.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been on the market for more than a year is 500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,200 ANSI lumens. At 6,500 ANSI lumens, the Epson Pro G6170 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the Pro G6170.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Panasonic PT-DZ780 (7,000 ANSI lumens).

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1440 X 1050 Graphics Resolution

The Pro G6170 supports a maximum resolution of 1440 x 1050. That's over four times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by projectors of this age and type. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. This multimedia projector also support a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the Pro G6170 the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Very Big Lamp Power

The average lamp power of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the Pro G6170 is 240W, and the lamp power range from 50W to 380W. At 380 Watts, the Pro G6170 has a very big lamp power compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the Pro G6170.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most projectors of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Epson Pro G6170 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Light

Across all the similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pro G6170 the weights range from 9.7g to 18kg. When compared to other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pro G6170, the weight of the Pro G6170 of only 9.75 grams is one of the lightest.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Epson Pro G6170 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the Pro G6170.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other projectors that have been available for more than a year, the Epson Pro G6170 does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Vivitek Qumi Q6 ($525.99).

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

The Pro G6170 has one of the shorter lamp service lives (only 2,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The average lamp service life of comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Pro G6170 is 7,800h, and the lamp service lives range from 2,000h to 30,000h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of only 4,000 hours, the Epson Pro G6170 has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The service life of lamp in economic mode of projectors that came out around the same time as the Pro G6170 range from 2,500h to 10,000h.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most data projectors that were released more than a year ago have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Pro G6170 which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Pro G6170 is a one HDMI port projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the Pro G6170 have one HDMI port.

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Quite Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The quietest noise level in economy mode of projectors of a comparable type and age to the Pro G6170 is 21dB, the loudest is 35dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 29dB. The Pro G6170 has one of the louder noise levels in economy mode (31 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than a year have noise levels of between 22dB and 39dB. With a noise level of 39 decibels, the Pro G6170 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

There are a number of alternative 39dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Vivitek Q7 Plus ($799.00).

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Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The lowest power consumption in economy mode of projectors that have been available for more than a year is 85W and the highest is 430W. When compared to other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the Pro G6170 that we have assessed, the Pro G6170's power consumption in economy mode of 421 Watts is one of the highest.

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Very Wide

With a width of 505 millimeters, the Epson Pro G6170 is one of the widest projectors that are a comparable age to the Pro G6170 amongst projectors of this age. The narrowest comparable spec projector that is a similar age to the Pro G6170 is 130mm wide, the widest is 510mm, and the average width is 350mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Epson Pro G6170

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this multimedia projector was released.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Pro G6170 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

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Horizontal Keystone Correction
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Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Voltage Tolerance
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cable Included
Other Features
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Electricity cost when switched on $130.22
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Total running cost over 5 years $130.22
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h705020
Barcodes 00010343918405

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