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EIKI EK301W

71

Overall Score

EIKI EK301W

£1,199.99
EIKI EK-301W
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A good spec and fairly new moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
40dB 1280 X 800 8000:1 No Aug 2016
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EIKI EK-301W Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have scored the EIKI EK-301W as follows:
54
Value for Money
Average
75
Features
Good Features
85
Age
17 Months Old
69
Running Costs
£83 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At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £83 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
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
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 (1.6:1) 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 WXGA resolution. compatible with inputs up-to UXGA and WUXGA
5100 ANSI lumens bright with 80% uniformity and a 8,000:1 contrast ratio
Security bar. kensington microsaver security slot. PIN lock
Very short service life of lamp
Louder than average noise level

EIKI EK-301W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £1,199.99 it is in the most expensive 30% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the EIKI EK-301W and the United Kingdom price of £1,199.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,495.00 (£2,073.71).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the EK-301W is £83 over 5 years based on average 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.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EK-301W of 40dB is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The EK-301W's contrast ratio (typical) of 8,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 58% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The EK-301W's projector brightness of 5,100 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EK-301W has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the EK-301W of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EK-301W has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The EK-301W's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has an Air Filter

The EK-301W 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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04571194678345

EIKI EK301W

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