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Overall Score

LG BD430

A Cheap to Run 5000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
5000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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LG BD430 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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5 Great Features
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4 Years Old
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£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
14
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 14?

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 only £97 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 8% of all 67 latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very dim projector brightness
Does not have a DVI port
Very small bulb power
Does not support full HD

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LG BD430 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

LG multimedia projectors have an average rating of 81 out of 100, which is in the top 39% of all multimedia projector brands that we have analysed. 100% of those that bought a LG multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG BD430 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the LG BD430 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 34 decibels, the LG BD430 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of new comparable spec projectors is 37dB.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

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

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The LG BD430 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector, the LG BD430 does not have a DVI port.

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Ceiling Mountable

The LG BD430 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other latest projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG BD430 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other recently released multimedia projectors.

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Very Small Bulb Power

New 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W, and the average bulb power is 300W. At only 230 Watts, the LG BD430 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other new multimedia projectors, the LG BD430 does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The BD430 has an average 1 year running cost of only £97 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 67 latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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LG BD430 Review Sources

To prepare this LG BD430 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 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 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.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192590076, 08806084050311

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