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Barco CTWU-61B

67

Overall Score

Barco CTWU-61B

Barco CTWU-61B
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with OK running costs
33dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 5300:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Barco CTWU-61B Review

With very good features, we have scored the Barco CTWU-61B as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Silent and compact
Unmatched image quality
Built to last
Very short service life of lamp

Barco CTWU-61B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CTWU-61B is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CTWU-61B will cost $100 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CTWU-61B has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CTWU-61B of only 33dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CTWU-61B's contrast ratio (typical) of 5,300 is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CTWU-61B's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Barco CTWU-61B supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CTWU-61B's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CTWU-61B has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the CTWU-61B of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The CTWU-61B supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Barco CTWU-61B has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

barco ctwu61b

Barcodes:

00783555028957, 05499778005020

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