Barco RLM-W12
Barco RLM-W12
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Barco RLM-W12

A fully featured 1600:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector
1600:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 43dB Apr 2013
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Barco RLM-W12 Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Barco RLM-W12 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 18?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite big bulb power
Quite short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level

Barco RLM-W12 In-Depth Analysis


WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The RLM-W12 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. When compared to other projectors, the bulb power of the Barco RLM-W12 of 400 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. When compared to other multimedia projectors that we have checked, the Barco RLM-W12's service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour is one of the shortest.

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RoHS Compliance

The Barco RLM-W12 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. With a noise level of 43 decibels, the RLM-W12 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

When compared to other projectors that we have checked, the Barco RLM-W12's projector brightness of 10,500 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The RLM-W12 supports full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2013 when Barco released the RLM-W12.

Barco RLM-W12 Review Sources

To prepare this Barco RLM-W12 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 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 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.