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Barco PGXG-61B

Barco PGXG-61B
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level XGA data projector, with moderate running costs
40dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 1100:1 Yes Feb 2015
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Barco PGXG-61B Review

Released 3 years ago, we have ranked the Barco PGXG-61B number 841 in 3D projectors.
66
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better 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 2,026 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
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
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Barco PGXG-61B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the PGXG-61B is £110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,026 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Barco multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Barco PGXG-61B has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PGXG-61B of 40dB is in the loudest 4% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PGXG-61B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,100 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PGXG-61B's projector brightness of 6,750 ANSI lumens is brighter than 94% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PGXG-61B of only 1,500h is in the shortest 1% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The PGXG-61B supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PGXG-61B of 465W is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Barco PGXG-61B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Barco PGXG-61B does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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