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Overall Score

Epson EH-TW490

A Venerable 12000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
12000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Epson EH-TW490 Review

7
Poor
43
3 Years Old
Overall Score
8
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 8?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.

Epson EH-TW490 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 1,042 expert and user reviews for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically within its 12000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 86% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Size

One owner who reviewed the Epson EH-TW490 reckoned that it was compact. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Although called a 'home projector', Epson's EH-TW490 is compact, weighs only 2.4kg”.

Excellent Design

One owner who reviewed it considered that it was neat.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EH-TW490 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released 12000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Noise Level

The EH-TW490 has a fairly typical noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other 12000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 12000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the EH-TW490 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EH-TW490 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other latest projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EH-TW490 is HD-Ready. Most of the other latest similar spec multimedia projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The EH-TW490 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other new similar spec projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Epson EH-TW490 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector are also not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Epson EH-TW490 has a carrying case, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The EH-TW490 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when Epson released the EH-TW490.


Epson EH-TW490 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EH-TW490 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 monkey v11h558040lu, epson v11h558040lu, epson ep53151ean
Barcodes 02050002337473, 04053162599659, 08715946528960, 08715946531519

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