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Epson Powerlite 1870

Epson Powerlite 1870 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 39dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Data projectors produced by Epson have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 15% of all projector manufacturers that we have looked at.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Powerlite 1870 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the Powerlite 1870 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two Headphone Outputss

The Powerlite 1870 is a two headphone outputs projector.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 10 Watts, the Powerlite 1870 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. The lowest RMS rated power of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Powerlite 1870 is 1W, the highest is 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.4W.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most data projectors of a comparable type and age to the Powerlite 1870 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Powerlite 1870 which has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Powerlite 1870 does not support full HD. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the Powerlite 1870 also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the Powerlite 1870, the Powerlite 1870 does not support 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Powerlite 1870 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the Powerlite 1870 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The lowest number of colours of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the Powerlite 1870 is 16M, the highest is 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 410M. With a number of colours of only 16.7 million, the Epson Powerlite 1870 has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Powerlite 1870.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Powerlite 1870 range from 24dB to 51dB. At 39 decibels, the Epson Powerlite 1870 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the DELL 7700[plb_1406488_price] (39dB).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson Powerlite 1870

Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the Powerlite 1870 over four years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Powerlite 1870 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH370[pl_2752052_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens) both from Sony.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Electricity cost when switched on $89.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $89.86
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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