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Epson 1985WU Review
|Value for Money||
|$131 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 44?
It has not bad expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of $131 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 14% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The 1985WU has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
1920 x 1080 resolution
Fairly loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp
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Epson 1985WU In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Good
This data projector received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site PC Mag.
Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews
Based on 1,045 expert and owner reviews (including 146 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its data projectors. Epson also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
The cheapeast multimedia projectors that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000. We think that this projector looks expensive.
Supports Full HD
The Epson 1985WU supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The highest resolution of the Epson 1985WU is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. The Epson 1985WU has a quite loud noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.
Quite Big Bulb Power
The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 280 Watts, the Epson 1985WU has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Epson 1985WU has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.
The Epson 1985WU is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.
Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control
The Epson 1985WU does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most of the other projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Epson 1985WU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Epson 1985WU has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,800 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.
Not Energy Star Certified
The Epson 1985WU is not Energy Star certified, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors are also not Energy Star certified.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.
The Epson 1985WU supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was July 2014 when this data projector was released.
Running Costs Are Very High
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1985WU will cost $131 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||epson v11h619020, epson emp1985wu|
|Barcodes||00010343913752, 00014444567319, 00103439137528|