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Overall Score

Barco RLM-W12

A 4 year old and expensive to run 1600:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
1,600 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 43dB Apr 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Barco RLM-W12 Review

With mediocre features, we have scored the Barco RLM-W12 as follows for Summary.
49
Features
Average Features
28
Age
4 Years Old
16
Running Costs
£244 Over 5 Years
32
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

Sony multimedia 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 running costs of £244 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Barco RLM-W12 In-Depth Analysis

Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Barco RLM-W12 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Barco RLM-W12's noise level of 43dB is very loud compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 2% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Barco RLM-W12 of only 1,600 is fairly low compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 7% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Barco RLM-W12 of 10,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 1% of all multimedia 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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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Barco RLM-W12 of only 1,500h is in the shortest 2% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Barco RLM-W12 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the RLM-W12 of 400W is in the biggest 3% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The RLM-W12 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The RLM-W12 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2013.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the RLM-W12 is £244, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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