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Overall Score

Epson 1980WU

$1,443.57
A highly rated and fully featured 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 39dB Jul 2014
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Epson 1980WU Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Epson 1980WU number 269 across all projectors.
87
4 Reviews
41
Average
50
Good Features
24
$125 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has not bad expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of $125 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 17% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The 1980WU has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Fairly big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level

Epson 1980WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This Epson projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from projector expert review website PC Mag.

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Epson Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Lacks 3D Support

One person who purchased this projector reckoned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Lacks 3D support”.

Fairly Priced

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Flannelman said on Bhphotovideo.com “Great features for price”. Three years ago Js mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “When they hear the price, they are amazed” in their review of the Epson 1980WU.

Excellent Product Quality

One customer thought this projector was good quality. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Epson PowerLite 1980WU WUXGA 3LCD Projector offers excellent image quality, high resolution” in their Epson 1980WU review and scored the product 8 stars.

Great Technical Features

One owner said in their reviews that this projector had good features.

Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this projector three years ago “Network Control” . Js mentioned in their review of the Epson 1980WU on Bhphotovideo.com also three years ago “It took a few minutes to figure out exactly how to use the menus to set the horizontal” and scored the product 7 stars.

One owner reckoned that this projector was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their Epson 1980WU review “Easy To Set Up” although they only gave the product a score of 1 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.


Features

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Epson 1980WU has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,400 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. With a bulb power of 280 Watts, the Epson 1980WU has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Epson 1980WU has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Epson 1980WU has a quite loud noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson 1980WU supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson 1980WU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson 1980WU is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the 1980WU in July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 1 year running cost of the 1980WU is $125 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prv11h620020, visipax v11h620020, epson v11h620020, epson v11h620040, epson eb1980wu

Barcodes:

00010343913769, 00012302747255, 00103439137696, 00779184049791, 08715946541099

$144 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by $16.96
4dB quieter noise level
Older by over one year
Longer service life of lamp
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
1dB quieter noise level
$205 More Expensive
Cheaper to run by $21.70
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
18% bigger bulb power
$306 More Expensive

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