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Barco PHWU-81B Review
|3 Years Old|
|£160 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 67?
Epson data 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Barco PHWU-81B In-Depth Analysis
High Running Costs
The PHWU-81B has an average 5 year running cost of £160 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run projectors.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since February 2015.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution
The PHWU-81B has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the PHWU-81B of 44dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 99% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PHWU-81B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 78% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The PHWU-81B's projector brightness of 7,500 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The Barco PHWU-81B's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 93% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PHWU-81B of 350W is in the biggest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The PHWU-81B does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a DVI Port
The Barco PHWU-81B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not have a DVI port.