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37

Overall Score

Barco PFWX-51B

A 2 year old 1800:1 280 x 800 projector with not very good features
1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 42dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Barco PFWX-51B Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs,
37
Missing Some Features
57
2 Years Old
42
£121 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

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 £121 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite short service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite loud noise level

Barco PFWX-51B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Barco PFWX-51B's bulb power of 370W is quite big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Barco PFWX-51B of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 3% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PFWX-51B has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

The best resolution across similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PFWX-51B of 4,750 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 21% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a DVI Port

The PFWX-51B has a DVI port, unlike 88% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

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

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Supports Full HD

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

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PFWX-51B has an average 1 year running cost of £121 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pfwx51b

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