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Epson EX5230

$699.97
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Sep 2015
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Epson EX5230 Review

Released 2 years ago but with low running costs,
48
Average
30
4 Great Features
73
1 Year Old
60
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £91 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 20% of all 123 new multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Very small bulb power
Does not support full HD

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Epson EX5230 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 1,042 expert and owner reviews (including 31 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EX5230 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Epson EX5230 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other latest comparable spec projectors.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Epson EX5230 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EX5230 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also are HD-Ready.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Epson EX5230 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EX5230 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector range from 27dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Epson EX5230 has one of the louder noise levels amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the Epson EX5230 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Recently released similar spec data projectors have bulb powers of between 170W and 430W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson EX5230 does not support full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2015.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the EX5230 is only £91 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run new multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $322 (46%)

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Epson EX5230 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EX5230 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.

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