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LG BD430 Projector

5000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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This LG projector will fit all of your business needs. With an up to 300" class screen you can present to large groups with ease. Plus with an HDMI in, it's easy to hook up all your digital... More
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LG Electronics BD430  XGA Resolution 2700 Lumens Video Projector Quick Review
LG BD430 LCD-Projektor (XGA Kontrast 5000:1 1024 x 768 Pixel 2700 ANSI Lumen)  Test

9 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

LG is one of the superior projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all data projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD430, the LG BD430 has a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the Ricoh PJ WX4141N which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the LG BD430 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). In addition, this multimedia projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 1360 x 768 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the BD430 is 29dB and the loudest is 48dB. At only 34 decibels, the LG BD430 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The LG BD430 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the projectors of this type and age. This data projector is a two number of built-in speakers projector compared to most of the data projectors that are a similar age to the BD430 which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The LG BD430 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the BD430. This multimedia projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector compared to most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors of this spec and age is 2,000h and the longest is 5,000h. With a service life of lamp of 4,000 hours, the LG BD430 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the LG BD430 is one of the lighter projectors of this age and type amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. The weights of projectors of this age and type range from 2.6kg to 27kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The LG BD430 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the Hitachi CP-AX2503 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

Most data projectors of a similar age and spec to the BD430 do not support 3D. The LG BD430 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

It is worth also looking at other multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the Epson Z8455WUNL which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the LG BD430 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the LG BD430 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the BD430 have projector brightnesss of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 10,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the data projectors of this age and type the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 16W. At only 6 Watts, the LG BD430 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Very Small Uniformity

At only 80 percent, the LG BD430 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the BD430. Across all the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD430 the uniformitys range from 80% to 95%, and the average uniformity is 87%.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The LG BD430 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 230 Watts) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the BD430 have bulb powers of between 190W and 2,800W.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most data projectors that came out around the same time as the BD430 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG BD430 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The LG BD430 has a fairly small matrix size (only 0.63 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD430. The matrix sizes of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the BD430 range from 0.55" to 0.79".

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG BD430

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market for over four years.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG BD430 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $68.40
Electricity cost when on standby $2.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $71.11
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00719192590076, 08806084050311
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