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Barco PGWU-61B Projector

1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 5,900 ANSI Lumens Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £154.31 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very big bulb power
Quite bright projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in February 2015.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Barco PGWU-61B does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the VPL-VW500ES, or the VPL-VW600ES both from Sony.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 40 decibels, the PGWU-61B has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Samsung SP-U300M (£342.13) (30dB).

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The PGWU-61B has a quite bright projector brightness (5,900 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. The projector brightnesses of similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector range from 75 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens.

If this Barco projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Christie DHD600-G (£5,074.80) (5,950 ANSI lumens).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The PGWU-61B has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector ranges from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PGWU-61B has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors of this spec and age is 130W, the biggest is 580W, and the average bulb power is 270W. The bulb power of the Barco PGWU-61B of 465 Watts is one of the biggest amongst projectors of this age and type.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,300h. With a service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour, the PGWU-61B's service life of lamp is one of the shortest amongst multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PGWU-61B has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The PGWU-61B has an average running cost of £155 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other projectors of this age and spec.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pgwu61b

Barco PGWU-61B Review Sources

To prepare this Barco PGWU-61B 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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