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EIKI EK101X

71

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EIKI EK101X

£749.99
EIKI EK-101X
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A very economical to run and fairly new moderate noise level XGA projector, with a staggeringly high 100000:1 contrast ratio but representing only middle of the road value for money
38.9dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 100000:1 No Aug 2016
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EIKI EK-101X Review

Released 1 year ago and with low running costs, we have scored the EIKI EK-101X as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
71
Features
Good Features
85
Age
17 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Accepts composite, component, and s-video in all major standards
Auto input selection. built-in test patterns
Pin cushion / barrel image correction
Side-accessed air filter & top accessed lamp for ease of maintenance
Wired network control. digital zoom: 1/4~ x16
Built-in 10 watt sound system. closed caption decoding (ntsc)
Displays both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. supports most HDTV resolutions
Fixed image offset. horiz., vert. & corner keystone correction
Brighter than average projector brightness
Convenient mid-range (1.2:1) manual zoom and focus lens
HDMI with MHL (mobile high-definition link) displays HD video from smartphones & tablets
Supports analog and digital video input in all color standards up-to 1080p
Native XGA resolution. compatible with inputs up-to UXGA and WUXGA
4,200 ANSI lumens bright with 80% uniformity and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio
Security bar. kensington microsaver security slot. PIN lock
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

EIKI EK-101X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £749.99 it is more expensive than 51% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the EIKI EK-101X and the United Kingdom price of £749.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $579.00 (£803.02).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EK-101X has an average running cost of £66 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This data projector was released in August 2016.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The EK-101X has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The EIKI EK-101X's noise level of 38.9dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The EIKI EK-101X's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000 is higher than 95% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The EK-101X's projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 26% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the EIKI EK-101X of 4,000h is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 53% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EK-101X has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EIKI EK-101X has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The EIKI EK-101X's bulb power of 218W is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The EK-101X has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

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04571194677829

EIKI EK101X

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