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Barco MSWU-81E

Barco MSWU-81E
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A middle of the road spec and 3 year old fairly noisy WUXGA data projector, with high running costs
43dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 1800:1 No Feb 2015
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Barco MSWU-81E Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Barco MSWU-81E as follows:
48
Features
Average Features
48
Age
3 Years Old
17
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
35
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,040 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Unparalleled ease of use
Unmatched image quality at a low cost of ownership
Excellence well into the future
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Barco MSWU-81E In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the MSWU-81E is £220 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The MSWU-81E has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the MSWU-81E of 43dB is louder than 99% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MSWU-81E's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 7% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the 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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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The MSWU-81E's projector brightness of 8,300 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 2% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The MSWU-81E's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is shorter than 98% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Barco MSWU-81E's bulb power of 350W is in the biggest 12% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Supports Full HD

The Barco MSWU-81E supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

barco mswu81e

Barcodes:

00750408379382

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