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Barco PHWX-81B Review
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£161 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 31?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £161 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite loud noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Quite short service life of lamp
Barco PHWX-81B In-Depth Analysis
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Barco PHWX-81B has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution amongst similar types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Quite Loud Noise Level
The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the PHWX-81B of 44dB is very loud compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the PHWX-81B of only 2,800 is quite low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Barco PHWX-81B's projector brightness of 7,300 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 5% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Quite Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Barco PHWX-81B of only 2,000h is in the shortest 5% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.
Quite Big Bulb Power
Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the PHWX-81B of 350W is in the biggest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The PHWX-81B does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a DVI Port
The PHWX-81B has a DVI port. 88% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Barco released the PHWX-81B in February 2015.
Running Costs Are Very High
The PHWX-81B is in the most expensive 12% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PHWX-81B will cost £161 over 5 years to run.