Ricoh PJ WX6170N
Ricoh PJ WX6170N
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Ricoh PJ WX6170N

A fully featured 2000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Ricoh PJ WX6170N Review

Good Features
1 Year Old
£151 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 26?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £151 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 19% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports full HD
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Ricoh PJ WX6170N In-Depth Analysis


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJ WX6170N has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD

The PJ WX6170N supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the PJ WX6170N has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PJ WX6170N has a quite big bulb power (330 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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The PJ WX6170N is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the Ricoh PJ WX6170N has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens, the PJ WX6170N has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this multimedia projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PJ WX6170N has an average 1 year running cost of £151 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run data projectors.

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Ricoh PJ WX6170N Review Sources

To prepare this Ricoh PJ WX6170N 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 330,545 product attributes, 16,109 projector reviews and 2,517,100 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

Manufacturer Part Numbers applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy wx6, ricoh p174992p, ricoh wx6170n
Barcodes 04961311872037