Close
Barco MSWU-81E
Barco MSWU-81E
7 Images
Share on

Loading image...

35

Overall Score

Barco MSWU-81E

A 2 year old 1800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with poor features and high running costs
1800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 43dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United Kingdom.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Barco MSWU-81E Review

Released 2 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Barco MSWU-81E as follows for Summary.
36
Missing Some Features
57
2 Years Old
18
£296 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £296 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite loud noise level
Quite short service life of lamp

Barco MSWU-81E In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The MSWU-81E's bulb power of 350W is in the biggest 12% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

What does "bulb power" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Full HD

The MSWU-81E supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

What is full HD? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Loud Noise Level

The Barco MSWU-81E's noise level of 43dB is in the loudest 2% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The MSWU-81E's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

What does "service life of lamp" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The MSWU-81E's projector brightness of 8,300 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

What does "projector brightness" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The MSWU-81E has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

What does "projector native resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Barco released the MSWU-81E in February 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on satisfactory energy prices we estimate that the MSWU-81E will cost £296 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 1,763 projectors.

Calculate your own running costs

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco mswu81e
Barcodes 00750408379382
A lot longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
Older by over one year
Cheaper to run by £239.33
Hugely longer service life of lamp
8dB quieter noise level
Three times dimmer projector brightness
£218.50 cheaper to run
95% longer service life of lamp
9dB quieter noise level
2x dimmer projector brightness

Feedback