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27

Overall Score

Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL

A fully featured 2800:1 280 x 800 projector
2800:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 41dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
14
$219 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $219 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 6% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
Has a DVI port
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Data 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 Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (7,300 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The WD8700U/BL has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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HD-Ready

The Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Mitsubishi Electric WD8700U/BL does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. The WD8700U/BL has a fairly big bulb power (350 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. At only 2,000 hours, the WD8700U/BL has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The WD8700U/BL does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 41 decibels, the WD8700U/BL has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since February 2013.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The WD8700U/BL is in the most expensive 6% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the WD8700U/BL will cost $219 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mitsubishi wd8700u, wd8700ubl
Barcodes 00082400033895, 00115971220873, 00168141610318, 00682017416038, 00824000338952, 00884542877333, 05052183916642

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