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Overall Score

Epson BrightLink 485Wi

PC Mag Editor's Choice projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
A Multi Award Winning 3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Multimedia Projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Epson BrightLink 485Wi Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Epson BrightLink 485Wi number 142 across all projectors.
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2 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
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5 Great Features
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5 Years Old
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£156 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
53
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%. This projector has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag and an industry award from Projectorcentral.com.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The BrightLink 485Wi has running costs of £156 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 13% of all 94 recently released comparable spec multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
WXGA (1280x800) resolution
Does not have a DVI port
Does not support full HD

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Epson BrightLink 485Wi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The expert at one expert review site said that this data projector was excellent and gave it their highest award. This projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

The editor of one more expert review site decided that this 3000:1 contrast ratio projector was very good. Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com have rated this multimedia projector on average 93 out of 100. Projector experts think this 3000:1 contrast ratio projector is one of the better latest data projectors.

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Good Brand

Epson is one of the superior data projector brands according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all projectors.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The BrightLink 485Wi has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Noise Level

The BrightLink 485Wi has a pretty typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the BrightLink 485Wi has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Epson BrightLink 485Wi is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The BrightLink 485Wi does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The BrightLink 485Wi has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other new projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The BrightLink 485Wi has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The BrightLink 485Wi does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since August 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the BrightLink 485Wi is £156, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 94 recently released comparable spec multimedia projectors.

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Epson BrightLink 485Wi Review Sources

To prepare this Epson BrightLink 485Wi 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 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h452520
Barcodes 00010343888807, 00747189615778

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