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Epson EB-580 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1366x768) 35dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Apr 2014
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This 3,200 lumens ultra short throw projector, from the world's leading projector manufacturer1, is ideal for delivering high-quality classroom presentations with fewer shadows. The EB-580... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Epson 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good reviews as do all projectors built by Epson.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this age and type, the Epson EB-580 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including a cheaper multimedia projector such as the Benq W1070+W, or the Epson EB-575W or you might consider a higher rated multimedia projector such as the Optoma DH1017.

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Supports Six Video Colour Modess

The number of video colour modes supported by the Epson EB-580 is more than most projectors of this age and spec. This data projector supports a Dynamic video colour modes, which is the most commonly supported video colour modes supported by data projectors of this age and spec. The video colour modess "Presentation", "Sports", "sRGB", "Theatre" and "Whiteboard" are also supported by this projector.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most projectors that were launched around the same time as the EB-580 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Epson EB-580 which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Epson EB-580 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors of this age and type have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Bright Colour Light Output

The Epson EB-580 has a quite bright colour light output (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago. The colour light outputs of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 600 ANSI lumens to 4,800 ANSI lumens, and the average colour light output is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Bright White Light Output

With a white light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Epson EB-580 has one of the brighter white light outputs amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The white light outputs of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the EB-580 range from 600 ANSI lumens to 4,800 ANSI lumens, and the average white light output is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many projectors of this spec and age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of only 28 decibels, the Epson EB-580 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The average noise level (economic mode) of projectors that are a similar age to the EB-580 is 30dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 40dB.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the EB-580 do not support 3D. The Epson EB-580 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

It is worth considering alternative data projectors which also support 3D including the Benq W1070+W, or the Infocus IN134 ($1,221.85); or the Optoma DH1017.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the EB-580 do not support full HD. The Epson EB-580 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq W1070+W or the Optoma DH1017, or the Benq W1080.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Epson EB-580 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the EB-580 also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq W1070+W.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The Epson EB-580 has one of the dimmer projector brightness (economic mode)s (only 1,900 ANSI lumen) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EB-580 the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 240 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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Heavy

At 5.5 kilograms, the Epson EB-580 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the EB-580. The lightest multimedia projector of this type and age is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 54kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the EB-580 is 0.2W and the highest is 280W. At 270 Watts, the Epson EB-580 has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the EB-580.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Epson EB-580

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released.

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Epson EB-580 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

Alternative 35dB noise level projectors currently available which you might want to consider include the EB-575W, or the EB-570 both from Epson which is cheaper.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Epson EB-580 has a pretty standard projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Epson 1980WU ($1,133.99) (4,400 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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WXGA (1366x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Epson EB-580 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1366x768). That's 2% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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1024 X 768 (XGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Epson EB-580 is 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's over two times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EB-580.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Video Colour Modes
Video Processing
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $86.15
Electricity cost when on standby $1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years $87.98
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162598638, 08715946534343, 08715946534350

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