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Overall Score

Barco PHWU-81B

A 2 year old 2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with passable features but high running costs
2800:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 44dB Feb 2015
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Barco PHWU-81B Review

Released 2 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Barco PHWU-81B as follows for Summary.
43
Average Features
57
2 Years Old
5
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

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 projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
Fairly big bulb power
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD

Barco PHWU-81B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Loud Noise Level

The PHWU-81B's noise level of 44dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 1% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The PHWU-81B's projector brightness of 7,500 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PHWU-81B does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Barco PHWU-81B of 350W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PHWU-81B's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The PHWU-81B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Barco PHWU-81B has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco phwu81b

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