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Expert Reviews Are Average
Two experts from sites including PC Mag and PC Advisor.co.uk have rated this Infocus data projector on average 75 out of 100.
A number of people reckoned that this projector was good value for money. Pcmag.com gave this projector a score of 4 stars and mentioned “A wide range of connection choices in a bright, modestly priced WXGA data projector” in their review. Expert review site Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Infocus IN126 “InFocus says is a “short throw projector combines short throw, widescreen resolution, high brightness, networking and low cost – making it perfect for the classroom, off”. Projectorreviews.com also said “Good price for a short-throw projector”.
Infocus Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews
Infocus has good average reviews for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire data projector range compared to other brands.
Some Infocus IN126 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It has solid data-image quality, particularly in terms of text” in their review. Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their Infocus IN126 review “Solid range of connection choices”.
Good Product Quality
A few people who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned in their Infocus IN126 review on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The IN126a ($569) provides good brightness and text quality in a modestly priced WXGA data projector” and scored this projector 4 stars.
Good Technical Features
One Infocus IN126 owner concluded that it had good features. Expert review site Techworld.com said “The features are good - with some excellent options available that can turn it into a very powerful device” in their review of this projector.
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One Infocus IN126 owner said in their reviews that it had network functionality.
Good Picture Quality
One Infocus IN126 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this projector had clear images. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote two years ago “Whether in a classroom or a meeting-room, being able to project a large and clear image is one of the key requirements in creating a big impression” in their review of the Infocus IN126.
Supports 3D Image Projection
The Infocus IN126 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the IN126.
There are a number of alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper multimedia projector such as the Viewsonic PJD6245[plb_1530989_price] or you might consider a higher scoring multimedia projector such as the Optoma W316[plb_2136073_price].
We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support 3D image projection including the Viewsonic PJD5533W[plb_1500188_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the IN126, the Infocus IN126 has a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including the Viewsonic PJD6245[plb_1530989_price] which is cheaper; or the Optoma W316[plb_2136073_price] which has better reviews.
Other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD5533W[plb_1500188_price].
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
The Infocus IN126 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all multimedia projectors of this age and spec the resolution ranges from SVGA (800x600) to WUXGA (1920x1200).
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Infocus IN126 is a three USB 2.0 port projector.
Supports Two Image Formats
The Infocus IN126 has a greater number of supported image formats than most data projectors of a comparable age and type to it. This Infocus projector supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the IN126. The image format "BMP" is also supported by this data projector.
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Inferior Sound Quality
A few Infocus IN126 owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector did not have good sound quality. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector four years ago “Poor audio quality” but even so they gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Last year Projectorreviews.com mentioned “Weak audio” in their review of the Infocus IN126.
Poor 3D Picture Quality
One person who purchased the product concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag mentioned “Claimed 3D feature is extremely limited” yet they still gave this projector a score of 70 out of 100.
Does Not Support Full HD Projection
Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Infocus IN126 does not support Full HD projection.
Other data projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might want to consider include the Optoma S316[plb_2280092_price].
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most multimedia projectors of this age and type do not support WiFi connectivity. The Infocus IN126 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Optoma EX400[plb_2110318_price].
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Quite Small Offset
When compared to other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the IN126 that we have checked the offset of, the Infocus IN126's offset of only 13 percent is one of the smallest. The smallest offset of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 13%, the biggest is 130%, and the average offset is 97%.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
At only 2 Watts, the Infocus IN126 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The lowest RMS rated power of projectors that are a comparable age to the IN126 is 2W, the highest is 30W, and the average RMS rated power is 6.8W.
Only One Built-In Speaker
The Infocus IN126 is a one built-in speaker data projector.
Quite Low Number of Colours
The Infocus IN126 has a quite low number of colours (only 1,070 million) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the IN126. The lowest number of colours of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the IN126 is 1M and the highest is 1,100M.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this projector was released.
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Infocus IN126 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago.
Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Infocus IN126 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.
We compared all the other 32dB noise level data projectors to this data projector and we think the PJD5234[pl_1481513_price], and the PJD6245[pl_1530989_price] both from Viewsonic which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD6235[plb_1530988_price] (32dB).
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Native Projector Resolution
3,500 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
4:3, 5:4, 16:9, 16:10
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
1.5 - 1.8
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio Input
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
Mini-USB B, USB Type-a, USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Ethernet LAN Connection
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Internal Storage Capacity
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display Language
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, HUN, ITA, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, TUR
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