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Barco PGXG-61B Projector

1100:1 XGA (1024x768) 40dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £154.31 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fairly big bulb power
Fairly bright projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the PGXG-61B is £155 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other data projectors of a similar type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was February 2015 when this 1100:1 contrast ratio data projector was released.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Barco PGXG-61B does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider including the VPL-VW500ES, or the VPL-VW600ES both from Sony.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 40 decibels, the PGXG-61B has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Samsung SP-U300M (£342.13) (30dB).

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector the projector brightnesses range from 75 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,200 ANSI lumens. The PGXG-61B has a very bright projector brightness (6,750 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PGXG-61B is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PGXG-61B has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Fairly Big Bulb Power

At 465 Watts, the PGXG-61B has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago the bulb powers range from 130W to 580W, and the average bulb power is 270W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago is 5,300h. At only 1,500 hour, the PGXG-61B has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PGXG-61B has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco pgxg61b

Barco PGXG-61B Review Sources

To prepare this Barco PGXG-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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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