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68

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Barco PFWU-51B

Barco PFWU-51B
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A good spec but 3 year old fairly noisy WUXGA data projector, with satisfactory running costs
42dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 1800:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Barco PFWU-51B Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Barco PFWU-51B number 789 in 3D projectors.
75
Features
Good Features
74
Age
3 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £85 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
High-quality images with an unmatched level of detail and contrast
Button-free and cable-free for simple operation and less clutter
Reliable DLP technology for true ease of mind
Easily upgradable with future connectivity add-ons
Low cost of ownership thanks to DLP technology and sealed optics
Preset image modes that allow for flexible color management
Intuitive control menu with the most common features at your fingertips
User-friendly remote control that features just one button
Louder than average noise level
Shorter than average service life of lamp

Barco PFWU-51B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PFWU-51B has an average running cost of £85 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since February 2015.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Barco PFWU-51B has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Barco PFWU-51B's noise level of 42dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 2% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Barco PFWU-51B's projector brightness of 4,650 ANSI lumens is brighter than 79% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PFWU-51B's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PFWU-51B supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PFWU-51B's bulb power of 370W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PFWU-51B supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PFWU-51B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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barco pfwu51b

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