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Barco CVWU-31B

Barco CVWU-31B
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A good spec but 3 year old quiet 1920 x 1200 resolution projector, with OK running costs
30dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Feb 2015
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Barco CVWU-31B Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Barco CVWU-31B as follows:
66
Features
Good Features
52
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

Viewsonic multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,951 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
A compact projector
Impressive images, crisp colors
Built to last
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Barco CVWU-31B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CVWU-31B is £67, which is typical compared to the other 1,951 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Barco released the CVWU-31B in February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 Resolution

The CVWU-31B has a 1920 x 1200 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this Barco projector has a projector native resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and WUXGA (1920x1200). The resolution of all projectors ranges from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Barco CVWU-31B of only 30dB is in the quietest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CVWU-31B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CVWU-31B of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Barco CVWU-31B's service life of lamp of only 2,250h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,900h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CVWU-31B has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CVWU-31B's bulb power of 220W is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 58% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The CVWU-31B supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

barco cvwu31b

Barcodes:

00783555028940

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