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Barco PGXG61B

71

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Barco PGXG61B

$509.00
Barco PGXG-61B
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
40dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 1100:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Barco PGXG-61B Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Barco PGXG-61B number 617 across all projectors.
69
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$92 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $92 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
High-quality images with an unmatched level of detail and contrast
Button-free and cable-free for simple operation and less clutter
Reliable DLP technology for true ease of mind
Easily upgradable with future connectivity add-ons
Low cost of ownership thanks to DLP technology and sealed optics
Preset image modes that allow for flexible color management
Intuitive control menu with the most common features at your fingertips
User-friendly remote control that features just one button
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Barco PGXG-61B In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $509.00 it is more expensive than 78% of projectors.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PGXG-61B is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the PGXG-61B will cost $92 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PGXG-61B has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PGXG-61B's noise level of 40dB is in the loudest 3% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PGXG-61B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,100 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PGXG-61B's projector brightness of 6,750 ANSI lumens is brighter than 94% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PGXG-61B's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 2% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PGXG-61B supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Barco PGXG-61B's bulb power of 465W is very big compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a DVI Port

The PGXG-61B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PGXG-61B does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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