Sharp XG-P560WN


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Sharp XG-P560WN

Sharp XG-P560WN
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An award winning and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with OK running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Mar 2013
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Sharp XG-P560WN Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sharp XG-P560WN as follows:
1 Review + 1 Award
Good Features
Running Costs
$250 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 94%.
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 2018.
This Sharp projector has running costs of $250 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The XG-P560WN has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
WXGA (1280 x 800) native resolution - offers compatibility with standard XGA and 720p HDTV (16:9), as well as "pixel perfect" 1280 x 800 resolution from the newest generation WXGA (16:10) pcs
Two computer/component inputs (15-pin and 5-bnc) - ensure easy installation and operation in most any facility. two computer/component inputs further permit multiple pcs or component video sources (up to 1080p hdtv) to be directly connected to the projector
LAN connectivity (rj-45) with built-in web server - enables remote monitoring, diagnostics and control over a network - including powering the projector "on and off" and switching inputs - without any special software
Extensive theft deterrent features - the projector incorporates extensive theft deterrent features including keylock function, custom start-up screen, kensington lock compatibility and optional security cable for use with ceiling mounting bracket
Accessible service menu with test patterns - built-in password protected service menu provides a wide range of test pattern signals for set-up by qualified service techs without the need for a connected source or signal generator
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sharp XG-P560WN In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the XG-P560WN is $250 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,021 projectors.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sharp XG-P560WN of 37dB is in the loudest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XG-P560WN of only 1,800 is lower than 92% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The XG-P560WN's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XG-P560WN has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The XG-P560WN's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XG-P560WN has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The XG-P560WN's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 26% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sharp XG-P560WN does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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