Barco CVHD-31B
Barco CVHD-31B
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Barco CVHD-31B

£1,719.61 £993.14 cheaper than 82 days ago
A 2 year old and poor value for money 2500:1 1920 x 1080 projector
2,500 1080p (1920x1080) No 30dB Feb 2015
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Barco CVHD-31B Review

With low running costs and average features, we have ranked the Barco CVHD-31B number 908 across all projectors.
Value for Money
Average Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

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This projector has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Quite quiet noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very short service life of lamp

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Barco CVHD-31B In-Depth Analysis


1920 X 1080 Resolution

The CVHD-31B has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the CVHD-31B of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the CVHD-31B of only 2,500 is in the lowest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The CVHD-31B's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The CVHD-31B's service life of lamp of only 2,250h is fairly short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CVHD-31B has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CVHD-31B's bulb power of 220W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 41% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The CVHD-31B supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Barco released the CVHD-31B in February 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the CVHD-31B is £67 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £993 (37%)

The price has dropped from £2,712.75 to £1,719.61 in the last 82 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Barco CVHD-31B and the United Kingdom price of £1,719.61 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,250.11 (£2,941.57).

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