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Epson PowerLite 97 Projector

$498.88
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $90.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 887 expert and user reviews (including 30 verified purchases), Epson has good ratings for its data projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson PowerLite 97 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite 97 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson PowerLite 97 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 97 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite 97 has a quite long service life of lamp (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector. The average service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector is 6,400h, and the service life of lamps range from 500h to 30,000h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 200 Watts, the Epson PowerLite 97 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector. The smallest bulb power of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 15W and the biggest is 840W.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 97 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Epson Home Cinema 600 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite 97 in April 2017.


Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the PowerLite 97 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

We compared all the other 37dB noise level projectors to this data projector and we think the Epson EB-X24 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Projector

XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The PowerLite 97 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 97 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the NEC NP-M282 ($599) (2,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h576020
Barcodes 00010343910010, 00103439100102

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