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29

Overall Score

Barco PHWU-81B

A Fully Featured 2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector
2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 44dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Barco PHWU-81B Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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4 Great Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a DVI port
Very loud noise level
Does not support full HD

Barco PHWU-81B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Projector Brightness

At 7,500 ANSI lumens, the Barco PHWU-81B has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other recently released 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PHWU-81B is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all recently released similar spec projectors is nHD (640x360) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a DVI Port

The PHWU-81B has a DVI port, as do most of the other latest projectors.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The PHWU-81B has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other latest 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Ceiling Mountable

The PHWU-81B is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other new 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector is 40dB, and the noise levels range from 27dB to 44dB. The PHWU-81B has a very loud noise level (44 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector, the Barco PHWU-81B does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was February 2015 when Barco released the PHWU-81B.


Barco PHWU-81B Review Sources

To prepare this Barco PHWU-81B review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco phwu81b

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