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38

Overall Score

Barco PFWU-51B

A 2 year old 1800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with satisfactory features
1800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 42dB Feb 2015
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Barco PFWU-51B Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs,
42
Average Features
57
2 Years Old
42
£121 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £121 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big bulb power
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

Barco PFWU-51B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The Barco PFWU-51B'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 multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The PFWU-51B has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the PFWU-51B of 370W is in the biggest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The PFWU-51B's noise level of 42dB is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Supports Full HD

The PFWU-51B supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PFWU-51B has a DVI port. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Barco PFWU-51B of 4,650 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 21% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Barco released the PFWU-51B in February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PFWU-51B will cost £121 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pfwu51b

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