Epson PowerLite X17 Review
|Value for Money||
|$89 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 48?
It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $89 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Epson projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD
Epson PowerLite X17 In-Depth Analysis
Average Expert Reviews
This projector received a score of 70% from expert review site PC Mag.
Epson Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 1,045 user and expert reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Excellent Product Quality
One Epson PowerLite X17 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Pc Mag wrote in their Epson PowerLite X17 review on PC Mag “Good text quality”.
Good Sound Quality
One Epson PowerLite X17 owner mentioned that the Epson PowerLite X17 had good sound quality. Pc Mag scored the product 70 out of 100 and wrote on PC Mag two years ago “Strong audio” in their review of this projector.
One Epson PowerLite X17 owner who reviewed the Epson PowerLite X17 reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity.
Great Technical Features
One Epson PowerLite X17 owner who reviewed the Epson PowerLite X17 concluded that it had good features. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on expert review site PC Mag “The Epson PowerLite X17 XGA 3LCD offers a nice mix of connectivity, features”.
Value For Money
We think this multimedia projector represents good value compared to other projectors. The price range of projectors is from $149 to $24,000.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Epson PowerLite X17 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Epson data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
The PowerLite X17 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.
Average Noise Level
At 37 decibels, the PowerLite X17 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.
Quite Small Bulb Power
Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 200 Watts, the PowerLite X17 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
The PowerLite X17 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The PowerLite X17 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite X17 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was September 2013 when Epson released the PowerLite X17.
OK Running Costs
The PowerLite X17 has an average running cost of $89 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.