Epson PowerLite 98
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Epson PowerLite 98

PC Mag Editor's Choice
A great value for money and award winning 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Sep 2013
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Epson PowerLite 98 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite 98 number 444 across all projectors.
1 Review + 1 Award
Good Features
$92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of $92 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The PowerLite 98 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite loud noise level
Does not support full HD

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Epson PowerLite 98 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this multimedia projector was terrific and gave it their highest award. This projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received a score of 80% from projector expert review site PC Mag.

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Epson Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,045 expert and owner reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has very good reviews. We also found that Epson has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Moderately Priced

The cheapeast data projectors that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector represents good value.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the PowerLite 98 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the PowerLite 98 has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson PowerLite 98 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the PowerLite 98 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite 98 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 98 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Epson projector has been on the market since September 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PowerLite 98 has an average 1 year running cost of $92 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h577020
Barcodes 00010343910027, 00012304682974, 00103439100270, 00617407446623