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Epson PowerLite 97H

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Epson PowerLite 97H

$531.99
$299.99 $232 cheaper than 34 days ago
Epson PowerLite 97H
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Epson Powerlite 97H HDMI LCD Projector H688A (Brand new, unopened)
$299.99
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NEW Epson PowerLite 97H XGA 3LCD Projector 1024x768 2700 lumens 10,000:1 (Brand new, unopened)
$499.00
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Epson PowerLite 97H XGA 3LCD Projector V11H688020 (Brand new, unopened)
$539.99
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Epson V11H688020 LCD Projector, PowerLite 97H
$495.00
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Epson PowerLite 97H LCD Projector - HDTV - 4:3
$507.13
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Epson PowerLite 97H 2700 Lumen XGA 3LCD Multimedia Projector
$549.00
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Epson PowerLite 97H LCD Projection with MHL Connectivity (Brand new, unopened) - on
$550.48
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Epson PowerLite 97H LCD Projector - HDTV - 4_3 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$559.31
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Epson - PowerLite XGA 3LCD Projector - White EMP97H
$590.99
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Epson PowerLite 97H LCD Projector - HDTV - 4_3 - EPSV11H688020 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$610.32
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Epson PowerLite 97H Desktop projector 2700ANSI lumens 3LCD XGA (1024x768) White (Brand new, unopened) - on
$612.53
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Used - Epson PowerLite 97H XGA 3LCD Projector 1024 x 768 (XGA) 2700 lumens (Used)
$385.00
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$439.00
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Epson PowerLite 97H Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite 97H number 2 across all projectors.
98
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$44 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of $44 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The PowerLite 97H is one of the best selling projectors currently on the market. View best selling projectors January 2018.
It has some great features:
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
RoHS compliance
The classroom projector with advanced connectivity and premium audio
3x brighter colors with epson
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $531.99 to $299.99 in the last 34 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Epson PowerLite 97H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Popular Choice

The PowerLite 97H is a popular choice of multimedia projector.

Value For Money

Astoundingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $299.99 it is still in the cheapest 17% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $232 (44%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Epson PowerLite 97H and the United States price of $299.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £720.05 ($720.05).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PowerLite 97H is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PowerLite 97H will cost $44 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PowerLite 97H has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Epson PowerLite 97H of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 77% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PowerLite 97H's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 48% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson PowerLite 97H of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite 97H's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson PowerLite 97H has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 97H has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The PowerLite 97H's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 97H does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite 97H is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson epsv11h688020, epson v11h688020, epson 1024x768, epson emp97h, epson h688a

Barcodes:

00010343917910

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