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Epson Data Projectors Have Good Reviews
Epson is one of the superior multimedia projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Epson also has good reviews for its 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of customers wrote that it was quiet. Marky_uk said on Amazon “It's bright enough to use even in lit/daylight rooms and it's super quiet” in their Epson EB-1771 review. Tony S said this year “Almost silent, Simple and easy to operate” in his review of the Epson EB-1771 and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
Easy to Use
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Marky_uk wrote on Amazon in August last year “It's bright enough to use even in lit/daylight rooms” in their review of this projectors.
One Epson EB-1771 reviewer thought the product was easy to setup. M P Cook mentioned in their review of this projectors on Amazon “I use it with an Ipad and hdmi adapter and it takes me around 10 minutes to set up - fantastic” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
One customer who bought it reckoned that it was well made. M P Cook and said in August last year “The unit itself seems to be really solid and will handle some throwing about”. One Epson EB-1771 owner concluded that it was strong and durable. M P Cook said on Amazon “It's not really robust so bought a cheap laptop bag”.
Several Epson EB-1771 owners thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. M P Cook and mentioned on Amazon “I use it with an Ipad and hdmi adapter and it takes me around 10 minutes to set up - fantastic”. Brisbanetimes.com.au said “We ran a DVD from a laptop using the HDMI connection for best digital transfer”.
Good Product Quality
One person who reviewed the Epson EB-1771 concluded that it was good quality. Marky_uk wrote in their review of this projectors on Amazon “Quality is superb”.
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Good Remote Control
One Epson EB-1771 reviewer wrote that it had a good remote control. Tony S scored the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this projectors on Amazon “Good remote and will work sans PC from a flash drive”.
One customer who purchased it wrote that it was easy to carry around. M P Cook said on Amazon “It's really light so easy to carry (comes with a case” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Good Sound Quality
One Epson EB-1771 owner reckoned that it had good sound quality. M P Cook mentioned in their review of the Epson EB-1771 on Amazon “The sound is poor so buy a speaker to plug in to your headphone jack (bluetooth speakers seem to work when you use hdmi from an ipad”.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £100.82
The EB-1771 has dropped in price by £100.82 in the last 47 days.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the EB-1771 has a built-in speaker.
Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include the NEC U310W which has a better Rating; or the Epson EB-93 which is cheaper.
There are a number of alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at including the Canon LV-8235.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
The highest resolution of the EB-1771 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years native projector resolutions range from XGA (1024x768) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).
Other projectors that have a resolution of WXGA (1280x800) currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the NEC U310W.
Supports One Video Colour Mode
The number of video colour modes supported by the EB-1771 is more than most multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video colour mode is Cinema, but this video colour mode is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video colour modes Blackboard|Dynamic|Presentation|Sports|sRGB|Whiteboard are also supported by this data projector.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The EB-1771 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the projectors of this spec and age. This data projector is a three USB 2.0 port projector compared to most of the 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the EB-1771 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Very Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode
The Epson EB-1771 has one of the lower power consumption in economy mode (only 203 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age. Data projectors that were launched around the same time as the EB-1771 have power consumption in economy mode of between 200W and 460W.
The widths of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EB-1771 range from 120mm to 540mm. With a width of only 292 millimeters, the Epson EB-1771 is quite narrow compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EB-1771.
The weights of similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 370g to 19kg, and the average weight is 6.1kg. At only 1.7 kilograms, the Epson EB-1771 is fairly light compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.
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A Bit Expensive
Two Epson EB-1771 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was not cheap. John and he wrote on Amazon “It's expensive”. John also wrote “It looks rather expensive (£110ish) and forces you down a proprietary presentation format”.
Does Not Support Full HD Projection
The EB-1771 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support 3D Image Projection
The Epson EB-1771 does not support 3D image projection, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the EB-1771 also do not support 3D image projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the EB-1771 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Epson EB-1771 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
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Very Small Offset
At only 10 percent, the EB-1771 has a quite small offset compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years. The average offset of data projectors of this spec and age is 66%, and the offsets range from 7.9% to 100%.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The Epson EB-1771 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated power range from 1W to 19W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.2W.
Very Dim Brightness in Economy Mode
Multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the EB-1771 have brightness in economy mode of between 1,400 ANSI lumens and 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average brightness in economy mode is 3,000 ANSI lumens. At only 1,700 ANSI lumen, the EB-1771 has a quite dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the EB-1771.
Very Loud Noise Level
With a noise level of 40 decibels, the Epson EB-1771 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the EB-1771. The noise levels of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EB-1771 range from 28dB to 42dB.
If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the NEC U310W (36dB and higher rated); or the Epson EB-93 (33dB and cheaper).
Very Small Matrix Size
2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the EB-1771 have matrix sizes of between 0.45" and 55". The Epson EB-1771 has a quite small matrix size (only 0.59 inches) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the EB-1771.
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Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the EB-1771 is £101 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 73 projectors of a similar age and spec.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when this Epson data projector was released.
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the EB-1771 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the EB-1771.
MADuke would recommend the Epson EB-1771W (Verified Purchase)
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