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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870
Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870
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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870

A fully featured 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 48dB Jul 2014
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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 as follows for Summary.
1
Not Currently for Sale
53
Good Features
46
3 Years Old
12
£339 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
22
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 22?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £339 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a DVI port
Quite short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level

Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 1,045 expert and user reviews (including 146 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its data projectors. Epson also has very good reviews specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PowerLite Pro Z9870 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a DVI Port

The PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Built-In Display

The PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. With a bulb power of 380 Watts, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. The PowerLite Pro Z9870 has one of the shortest service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. With a noise level of 48 decibels, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The PowerLite Pro Z9870 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PowerLite Pro Z9870 of 8,700 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2014.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the PowerLite Pro Z9870 is £339 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,092 product attributes, 16,143 projector reviews and 2,463,900 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson z9870nl, z9870unl
Barcodes 00010343914704, 00103439147046

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