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Barco PGWU-61B

67

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Barco PGWU-61B

Barco PGWU-61B
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
40dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 1100:1 No Feb 2015
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Barco PGWU-61B Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Barco PGWU-61B as follows:
74
Features
Good Features
74
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data 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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
This eye-catching white projector will fit perfectly with your modern meeting room or boardroom and enables you to do your business without worrying about the technology. what you'll love about this projector - stylish design that seamlessly blends in with your office interior
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 PGWU-61B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PGWU-61B is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PGWU-61B is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Barco released the PGWU-61B in February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Barco PGWU-61B has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PGWU-61B's noise level of 40dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 96% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Barco PGWU-61B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,100 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 94% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of 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 brightness of the PGWU-61B of 5,900 ANSI lumens is brighter than 89% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The PGWU-61B's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is in the shortest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Barco PGWU-61B's bulb power of 465W is very big compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 99% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The PGWU-61B has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PGWU-61B does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

barco pgwu61b, barco w1warr

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