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Epson EB-520

71

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Epson EB-520

Epson EB-520

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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 16000:1 No Dec 2014
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Epson EB-520 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Epson EB-520 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
84
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Longer than average service life of lamp
High-quality image
More value for your money
Easy to set up and use
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Epson EB-520 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EB-520 is typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the EB-520 is $54.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Epson EB-520 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Epson data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Epson EB-520 of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson EB-520 of 16,000 is in the highest 23% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Epson EB-520's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 77% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Epson EB-520 of 5,000h is in the longest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EB-520 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EB-520 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Epson EB-520's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 75% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Epson EB-520 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Epson EB-520 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h674040, epson v11h674041

Barcodes:

04053162598768, 05054629663660, 08715946541501, 08715946541518

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