Barco PGWU61B
Barco PGWU-61B
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Barco PGWU61B

A fully featured 1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 40dB Feb 2015
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Barco PGWU-61B Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Barco PGWU-61B number 646 across all projectors.
Good Features
$123 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $123 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Fairly big bulb power
Quite short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

Barco PGWU-61B In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money


The price range of projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector looks expensive compared to other projectors.


WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PGWU-61B is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. Projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W. With a bulb power of 465 Watts, the PGWU-61B's bulb power is one of the biggest amongst projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The PGWU-61B has a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 1,500 hour, the PGWU-61B has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Barco PGWU-61B does not support full HD.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 40 decibels, the Barco PGWU-61B has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,900 ANSI lumens, the Barco PGWU-61B has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 1 year running cost of the PGWU-61B is $123 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pgwu61b