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Barco PFWU-51B Projector

1800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 42dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £120.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Supports full HD
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a DVI port

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2015.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Barco PFWU-51B supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the PFWU-51B is £121 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 25 projectors of this type and age.


Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The PFWU-51B has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors of this age and spec is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is WVGA (854x480).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Barco PFWU-51B has a pretty average projector brightness (4,650 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PFWU-51B has a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago do not have a DVI port.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PFWU-51B has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector which do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour, the PFWU-51B has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years. Across all the projectors of this age and spec the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 15,000h.

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Very Big Bulb Power

Across all the projectors of this spec and age the bulb powers range from 50W to 370W. When compared to other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the bulb power of the PFWU-51B of 370 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 42 decibels, the Barco PFWU-51B has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector. Multimedia projectors of this age and type have noise levels of between 31dB and 43dB.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Sharp XG-P560WN (£849) (37dB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pfwu51b

Barco PFWU-51B Review Sources

To prepare this Barco PFWU-51B review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,384 projector reviews and 2,839,100 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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