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68

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Barco PHWX-81B

Barco PHWX-81B
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A good spec but 3 year old fairly noisy 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with OK running costs
44dB 1280 X 800 2800:1 No Feb 2015
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Barco PHWX-81B Review

Released 3 years ago and with very good features, we have scored the Barco PHWX-81B as follows:
70
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,026 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
As style and simplicity are the two key elements in the design of this projector, it perfectly matches your meeting room's decor. what you'll love about this projector - stylish design that seamlessly blends in with your office interior
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
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Barco PHWX-81B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PHWX-81B is one of the more expensive to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PHWX-81B will cost £160 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Barco PHWX-81B of 44dB is in the loudest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) 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 lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The PHWX-81B's projector brightness of 7,300 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 96% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PHWX-81B of only 2,000h is in the shortest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the PHWX-81B of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 89% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PHWX-81B does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PHWX-81B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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barco phwx81b

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