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Epson 520

$628.99
pcworld.com_techhive.com Top 10
An award winning and good value for money 16000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
16000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Nov 2014
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Epson 520 Review

75
7 Reviews + 1 Award
51
Average
50
Good Features
49
$86 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 63%.
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 projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of $86 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The 520 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
HD-Ready
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

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Epson 520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this projector was very good. Pcworld.com_techhive.com gave this Epson projector a "Top 10" award.

Poor Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this projector is 63 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, pcworld.com_techhive.com, printercomparison.com and Mac World. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this Epson data projector.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 1,045 user 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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Epson 520 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Epson 520 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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HD-Ready

The Epson 520 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson 520 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h. The Epson 520 has a quite long service life of lamp (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson 520 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Epson 520 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,700 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was November 2014 when Epson released the 520.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the 520 is $86, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h674040, epson 1024x768
Barcodes 00010343915039, 00103439150398, 04053162598768, 08715946541501

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