The average running cost of the PGWX-61B is £155 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was February 2015 when this projector was released.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector, the PGWX-61B does not support full HD.
We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the VPL-VW500ES, or the VPL-VW600ES both from Sony are also worth considering.
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Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 40 decibels, the PGWX-61B has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.
If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Samsung SP-U300M (£342.13) (30dB).
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Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The PGWX-61B has a fairly bright projector brightness (6,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector. The dimmest projector brightness of similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector is 75 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 11,000 ANSI lumens.
WXGA (1280x800) Resolution
The Barco PGWX-61B has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).
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Ports & Interfaces
Has a DVI Port
The PGWX-61B has a DVI port, unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector which do not have a DVI port.
Very Big Bulb Power
At 465 Watts, the PGWX-61B has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector. The bulb powers of data projectors that are a similar age to this projector range from 130W to 580W, and the average bulb power is 270W.
Quite Short Service Life of Lamp
At only 1,500 hour, the PGWX-61B has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector. Projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h.
Has an Ethernet LAN
The PGWX-61B has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors of this type and age which do not have an Ethernet LAN.
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Barco PGWX-61B Review Sources
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