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LG BD460 Projector

5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Feb 2013
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This LG projector will fit all of your business needs. With an up to 300" class screen you can present to large groups with ease. Plus with an HDMI in, it's easy to hook up all your digital... More
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11 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The BD460 has an average 1 year running cost of only £97 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 53 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

LG Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector brand. On average multimedia projectors from LG have good ratings from owners and experts.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG BD460 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq W1060 (£499.96), or the Hitachi CP-AX2503.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The LG BD460 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by data projectors that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. In addition, this projector support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the BD460 ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors of this age and type is 29dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. The LG BD460 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BD460.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The LG BD460 is a two built-in speaker data projector.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The LG BD460 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the BD460 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

At 4,000 hours, the LG BD460 has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age. The average lamp service life of projectors of a similar type and age to the BD460 is 3,400h, and the lamp service lives range from 2,000h to 5,000h.

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Very Narrow

At only 327 millimeters, the LG BD460 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the BD460. The average width of 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the BD460 is 420mm.

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Very Light

Data projectors of a similar age and type to the BD460 have weights of between 2.6kg and 27kg. At only 2.9 kilograms, the LG BD460 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The LG BD460 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also do not support Full HD projection.

Other data projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might also want to look at include the Benq W1060 (£499.96), or the Hitachi CP-AX2503 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BD460 do not support 3D image projection. The LG BD460 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D image projection.

Alternative projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might want to consider include the Z8455WUNL, or the PowerLite W16 both from Epson which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The LG BD460 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the BD460 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the BD460 have projector brightness of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,800 ANSI lumens. The LG BD460 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

If you want a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Ricoh PJ WX4141N (3,300 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Uniformity

The LG BD460 has a quite small uniformity (only 80 percent) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the BD460. Data projectors that were released more than two years ago have uniformities of between 80% and 95%.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The LG BD460 has one of the lower numbers of colours (only 16.7 million) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD460 the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of a similar age and type to the BD460 is 2W, the highest is 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 9.3W. At only 6 Watts, the LG BD460 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the BD460.

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Very Small Lamp Power

The average lamp power of projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BD460 is 300W, and the lamp power range from 190W to 400W. The LG BD460 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 230 Watts) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG BD460

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the BD460 over three years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
PC Audio Input
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.63
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg bd460
Barcodes 00719192590090, 04053162879430, 08806084050557

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