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Epson EB-1980WU

68

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Epson EB-1980WU

Epson EB-1980WU
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with moderate running costs
39dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Jul 2014
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Epson EB-1980WU Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the Epson EB-1980WU as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$84 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,067 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
High quality
More vivid colours
Easy to set up
Share content
Built-in speakers
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp

Epson EB-1980WU In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The EB-1980WU has an average 5 year running cost of $84 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,067 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Epson EB-1980WU has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The EB-1980WU's noise level of 39dB is louder than 92% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson EB-1980WU of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 44% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EB-1980WU of 4,400 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Epson EB-1980WU's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EB-1980WU has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EB-1980WU has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the EB-1980WU of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 75% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The EB-1980WU supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EB-1980WU is HD-Ready. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The EB-1980WU has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of data projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson deutschland gmbh v11h620040, epson v11h620041, v11h620040bundle, epson ep53867ean, epson 1920x1200, epson eb1980wu, acer eb1980wu

Barcodes:

00871594653867, 04053162598676, 05054484670889, 05054629083833, 08715946538679, 08715946541099

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