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Epson PowerLite W16SK Projector

$1,885.16
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 39dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $91.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Good technical features
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this 5000:1 contrast ratio projector was good. This data projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this projector is 80%.

Epson Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 887 expert and user reviews, Epson has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically within its 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased this projector considered that it was easy to setup. Itreviews.com mentioned in their review of this projector four years ago “The Epson PowerLite W16SK 3D 3LCD Dual Projection System delivers passive 3D with an easy to set up pair of projectors” and scored it 8 stars.

Good Product Quality

One owner who reviewed the product said that it was good quality. Five years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “¬†Although its image quality is adequate for basic business or sc”.

Ultra Short Throw Design Allows Wall Mounting Above a Screen Which Typically Saves Real Money Compared to Ceiling Mounting

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Epson PowerLite W16SK was well designed. Projectorreviews.com mentioned four years ago “Ultra short throw design allows wall mounting above a screen which typically saves real money compared to ceiling mounting” however they gave it a score of 14 out of 100.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who bought the Epson PowerLite W16SK mentioned that it had good features. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Epson PowerLite X15 Multimedia Projector provides features suitable for basic classroom” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Epson PowerLite X15 Multimedia Projector is a portable data projector for classroom or conference room use, with some nice features such as a slider for horizontal image correction” in their review.


Good for Ceiling Mounting

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the Epson PowerLite W16SK was good for ceiling mounting.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three owners agreed that the Epson PowerLite W16SK had a good 3D picture quality. Four years ago Itreviews.com mentioned in their review of this projector “The W16SK works with passive, rather than active, 3D glasses”. Expert website Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “The W16SK from the time it was announced, sounded like a great 3D solution for the classroom, training room” .


Video

Supports Full HD

The Epson PowerLite W16SK supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to consider including the Epson Z8455WUNL which has better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PowerLite W16SK has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite W16SK has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 4,000 hours, the Epson PowerLite W16SK has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector is 2,000h and the longest is 5,000h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

When compared to other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector that we have assessed the bulb power of, the Epson PowerLite W16SK's bulb power of only 200 Watts is one of the smallest. The bulb powers of 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 300W.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector the projector brightnesses range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Epson PowerLite W16SK has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Ricoh PJ WX4141N (3,300 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and type the noise levels range from 29dB to 48dB. With a noise level of 39 decibels, the PowerLite W16SK has one of the louder noise levels amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Z8455WUNL (40dB), or the PowerLite 4650 ($1,599.99) (38dB) both from Epson which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Epson released the PowerLite W16SK.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prv11h494020, visipax v11h494020, epson v11h494020, visipax w16sk, epson w16sk
Barcodes 00010343904026, 00103439040262, 00779184360445, 00809393892991, 00880816162563

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