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Epson EH-TW5100

72

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Epson EH-TW5100

Epson EH-TW5100
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A classic and astoundingly economical to run moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with good features
37dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 13000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Epson EH-TW5100 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Epson EH-TW5100 as follows:
84
Reviews
1 Review
78
Features
Good Features
98
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $0 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Epson projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
HD 3d gaming projector
Gaming graphics
Big screen entertainment
No lag time
MHL support
3D home cinema
Louder than average noise level
Very dim projector brightness

Epson EH-TW5100 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The EH-TW5100 has an average running cost of only $0 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Epson EH-TW5100 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The EH-TW5100's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the EH-TW5100 of 13,000 is higher than 65% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EH-TW5100 of only 1,800 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 9% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Epson EH-TW5100 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EH-TW5100 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the EH-TW5100 of 5,000h is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EH-TW5100 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the EH-TW5100 of only 200W is in the smallest 22% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The EH-TW5100 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson EH-TW5100 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EH-TW5100 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The EH-TW5100 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a DVI Port

The EH-TW5100 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson eleyntmh2zprh1, epson 8715946545066, epson v11h562140lu

Barcodes:

04053162598485, 08715946545066, 08715946545073

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