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Overall Score

Epson EH-TW5200

dgl.ru Recommended digitallife.se Recommended techno-labs.com Value for Money 01net.com 4 Star
A Good Value for Money 15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Projector
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 37dB Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson EH-TW5200 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Epson EH-TW5200 number 309 across all projectors.
86
137 Reviews + 4 Awards
87
Very Good
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5 Great Features
44
3 Years Old
58
£95 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
61
Average

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Digitallife.se and one other site and a "Value for Money" award from Techno-Labs.com.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The EH-TW5200 has running costs of £95 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 75 new comparable spec data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a DVI port
Quite loud noise level

Epson EH-TW5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this 15000:1 contrast ratio data projector and have given it four awards.

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this projector. Digitallife.se and Dgl.ru both gave this Epson projector a "Recommended" award.

This data projector received a "Value for Money" award from website Techno-Labs.com who concluded that this projector was good value for money.

01net.com gave this data projector a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 10 expert reviews from sites including dgl.ru, techtickerblog.com, computertotaal.nl and intogadgets.nl this data projector has an average expert rating of 76%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 127 owner reviews this data projector has a terrific average owner rating. Over 81% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

12 customers considered that the product was good value for money.

Unacceptable Noise Level

15 people who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy.

Good Picture Quality

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality and five people who purchased the product considered that it had good colour saturation.

Good Product Quality

14 owners wrote that the Epson EH-TW5200 was good quality.

Epson Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,042 expert and user reviews (including 66 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 98% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Excellent Design

Four people who purchased it said that it was good looking.

Good Remote Control

Three customers agreed that the product had a good remote control.

Easy to Use

Four customers who bought it thought it was easy to use, three people considered that this projector was easy to setup and three customers reckoned that the Epson EH-TW5200 was easy to use the menus.

  • It's relatively straightforward to setup…
    Avforums.com March 2014
  • Its easy to set up and obviously sound is much improved playing through a dedicated surround receiver…
  • The remote button are sensible and the menus are clear…
  • The keystone correction works really well in both dimensions and the menu system is intuitive…
  • Only a minor inconvenience when setting up the angle and position correctly…
    Alex (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2013
  • * very easy set of options and menu which gives in real time the number of hours used for the lamp…
  • The arrow buttons on the supplied white remote control you simply press to have one photo replace the one being shown…
    ... (Amazon.co.uk) - October 2013
  • The picture quality is excellent and the menus are easy to follow…
  • Optical zoom allow the projection image to be manipulated and this gives a great deal of control to the owner for positioning the projector at angles, yet maintaining a clear, uniformed image…
  • The projector is very simple to set up…
    Eleanor (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2014

Robust

Three people who purchased it mentioned that it was well made.

Good Size

Two customers reckoned that it was compact.

Good Sound Quality

Nine people who reviewed this projector said that it had good sound quality.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EH-TW5200 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors that are a similar age to this projector range from 700 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other multimedia projectors of this spec and age that we have assessed, the projector brightness of the EH-TW5200 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The highest resolution of the EH-TW5200 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The EH-TW5200 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other recently released similar spec projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EH-TW5200 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,200h. The EH-TW5200 has a fairly long service life of lamp (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of latest 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 24dB, the loudest is 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. At 37 decibels, the Epson EH-TW5200 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other similar age 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The EH-TW5200 supports full HD. Most of the other new comparable spec projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 15000:1 contrast ratio data projector has been on the market since October 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the EH-TW5200 is £95 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 75 new comparable spec data projectors.

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Epson EH-TW5200 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EH-TW5200 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 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 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 epson swv3432s10, epson v11h561040
Barcodes 02050002102781, 03609740140631, 04053162598478, 05054533112933, 08715946528977, 08715946531922

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