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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|3 Years Old|
|£339 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 22?
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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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Supports Full HD
The PowerLite Pro Z9870 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.
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.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2014.
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.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||epson z9870nl, z9870unl|