Epson 1970w
Epson 1970w
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Epson 1970w

A fully featured 10000:1 280 x 800 projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 39dB Aug 2015
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Epson 1970w Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$111 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $111 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite bright projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Not Energy Star certified

Epson 1970w In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 1,045 owner and expert reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most of the other projectors, the Epson 1970w is not Energy Star certified.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Epson 1970w has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. The Epson 1970w has a quite loud noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson 1970w does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson 1970w has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson 1970w has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Epson released the 1970w in August 2015.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1970w will cost $111 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h622041, epson 1280x800, epson eb1970w
Barcodes 08715946538631