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Infocus IN1142

$487.99
A cheap to run and great value for money 4000:1 280 x 800 data projector
4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 34dB May 2014
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Infocus IN1142 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Infocus IN1142 number 172 across all projectors.
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$20 Over 1 Year
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Why Has it Scored 63?

It has superb user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This Infocus projector has running costs of only $20 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 4% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The IN1142 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Very long service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $351.99 at Newegg UK 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Infocus IN1142 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Data projector expert review site PC Mag scored this data projector 70%.

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Infocus Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 148 owner and expert reviews (including 18 verified purchases), Infocus has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Infocus also has very good reviews specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Infocus projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Size

Two owners said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this projector “The InFocus LightPro IN1142 offers WXGA (1,280-by-800) resolution and a 700-lumen rating in a small, lightweight projector.”. Dawn mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “This is small, lightweight, comes with a bag that holds the projector”.

Good High Def TV

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Value for Money

Three people concluded that it was good value for money. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Excellent Value For Price” in their review of the Infocus IN1142. Erin mentioned in his review of this projector “I use this to watch roku and it's an amazing projector for the price” . Two years ago Dawn said “The picture is clear and the price was right!”.

Good Quality

One owner who reviewed the Infocus IN1142 thought it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this projector “Video Quality” although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Easy to Setup

One owner said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com said “Easy To Set Up” in their review of the Infocus IN1142 however they gave it a score of 1 stars.

Good Contrast Ratio

Two people who purchased the Infocus IN1142 agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “High Contrast Ratio” although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. One owner who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation. Bhphotovideo.com said “Color Saturation” in their review of this projector.


Value For Money

Good Value

We think this projector represents good value compared to other multimedia projectors. The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000.

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We found a cheaper price for the Infocus IN1142 of £477.60 ($477.60) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $10.39.

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Features

Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Infocus IN1142 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. The Infocus IN1142 has one of the longest service life of lamps (30,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Infocus IN1142 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Infocus IN1142 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Infocus IN1142 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Infocus IN1142 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 700 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when Infocus released the IN1142.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the IN1142 is only $20, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

infocus in1142

Barcodes:

00012302575506, 00797212980595, 07972129805954, 08718104742734

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