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Barco PFWX51B

68

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Barco PFWX51B

£599.00
Barco PFWX-51B
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A good spec but 3 year old fairly noisy 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
42dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Barco PFWX-51B Review

Released 3 years ago, we have ranked the Barco PFWX-51B number 773 in 3D projectors.
59
Value for Money
Average
68
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 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 data 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:
1280 x 800 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
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Barco PFWX-51B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the PFWX-51B is £85 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Barco released the PFWX-51B in February 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the PFWX-51B of 42dB is louder than 98% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Barco PFWX-51B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,800 is in the lowest 7% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Barco PFWX-51B of 4,750 ANSI lumens is brighter than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

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

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Supports 3D

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

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Barco PFWX-51B of 370W is bigger than 91% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

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

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Supports Full HD

The PFWX-51B supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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