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Epson PowerLite 585W
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Epson PowerLite 585W Projector

PC Mag Editor's Choice
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 3,300 ANSI Lumens Feb 2014
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The PowerLite 585W ultra-short-throw projector redefines collaborative learning. Engineered for today's BYOD classroom, it features widescreen WXGA resolution, plus advanced network connectivity... More
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11 Reasons For

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

On average Epson 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all multimedia projectors manufactured by Epson.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite 585W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerLite 585W also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the PowerLite 585W is 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+). That's over four times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years. In addition, this multimedia projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA) and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Three Audio (L,R) Ins

The PowerLite 585W is a three audio (L,R) in multimedia projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most multimedia projectors of this age and spec have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the PowerLite 585W which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Epson PowerLite 585W is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Epson PowerLite 585W has a quite high RMS rated power (16 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite 585W. The lowest RMS rated power of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 1W and the highest is 20W.

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Quite Bright Colour Light Output

The PowerLite 585W has a fairly bright colour light output (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the PowerLite 585W. Comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerLite 585W have colour light outputs of between 600 ANSI lumens and 4,800 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Bright White Light Output

The Epson PowerLite 585W has a fairly bright white light output (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerLite 585W. The dimmest white light output of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 600 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,800 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

At only 28 decibels, the PowerLite 585W has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerLite 585W. Across all the data projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite 585W the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 40dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors of this age and spec.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite 585W, the PowerLite 585W does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PowerLite 585W, the Epson PowerLite 585W does not support full HD.

Other projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the Benq W1300 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite 585W do not support wi-Fi. The PowerLite 585W is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Other data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Benq W1500 ($1,976.29), or the Epson PowerLite 1222 ($695.00) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of projectors of a similar age and type to the PowerLite 585W is 1.8x. At only 1.35 times zoom factor, the PowerLite 585W has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite 585W.

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Heavy

Multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the PowerLite 585W have weights of between 360g and 54kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg. With a weight of 5.3 kilograms, the Epson PowerLite 585W is fairly heavy compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PowerLite 585W that we have checked the power consumption (PowerSave) of, the PowerLite 585W's power consumption (PowerSave) of 280 Watts is one of the highest. 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.2W and 280W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 160W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite 585W

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite 585W over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 585W has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PowerLite 585W.

Other 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might also want to consider include the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ ($1,936.99) which has better reviews.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer H6520BD (3,500 ANSI lumens).

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Average Noise Level

The PowerLite 585W has a pretty average noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the PowerLite 585W.

There are a number of other 35dB noise level projectors currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Epson PowerLite 580 ($1,229.99), the Acer P1303, or the Panasonic PT-RZ370U ($3,399.00).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
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
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

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PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 July 2014

The Epson PowerLite 585W WXGA 3LCD Projector offers WXGA (1,280-by-800) native resolution and an ultra-short throw that delivers a big, bright, high-quality image from only inches away...

PC Mag

Ultra-short throw
Bright
WXGA 1 280-by 800) native resolution
Excellent quality for data images
Wall mount included
No 3D support
Harder than much of the competition to set up on a flat surface below the screen

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 3 December 2014 by Knight
(Verified Purchase)

It is exactly what the customer wanted and is being installed as I write this review...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $91.25
Electricity cost when on standby $24.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $115.25
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson 1280x800, epson v11h602020, epson v11h602320, visipax v11h602320, generic v11h602020, visipax v11h602020, epson america emp585, visipax prv11h602020, visipax prv11h602320, epson america emp585w, epson america v11h602020, epson america v11h602320
Barcodes 00000011360816, 00010343910706, 00010343928626, 00103439107064, 00740617028096, 00779184176282, 00779184176886

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