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Epson EX5230

73

Overall Score

Epson EX5230

$699.97
Epson EX5230
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Sep 2015
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NEW! Epson EX5230 Pro XGA 3LCD Projector - Black (HDMI/1024 x 768/3,500 Lumens) (Brand new, unopened)
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Epson EX5230 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Epson EX5230 number 542 across all projectors.
69
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$40 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Proven performance for any presentation
3x brighter colors with epson
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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Epson EX5230 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 68% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $699.97 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The EX5230 has an average 5 year running cost of only $40 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Epson EX5230 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson EX5230's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson EX5230's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 55% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EX5230 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EX5230 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Epson EX5230 of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EX5230 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson EX5230 of only 200W is smaller than 80% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson EX5230 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EX5230 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson epsonex5230, epson 1024x768

Barcodes:

00010343912335, 00010343914223, 00799198096215

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