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35

Overall Score

Barco PGWU-61B

A 2 year old 1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector with inferior features and high running costs
1100:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 40dB Feb 2015
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Barco PGWU-61B Review

Released 2 years ago and with mediocre features,
35
Missing Some Features
57
2 Years Old
29
£155 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £155 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Quite short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

Barco PGWU-61B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PGWU-61B of 465W is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Barco PGWU-61B's noise level of 40dB is quite loud compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 6% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The PGWU-61B has a DVI port. 88% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The PGWU-61B's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 2% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PGWU-61B does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Barco PGWU-61B has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PGWU-61B of 5,900 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 12% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia 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

This projector has been on the market since February 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PGWU-61B is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PGWU-61B will cost £155 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pgwu61b

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