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A fairly new and massive 100000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
100,000 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 35dB Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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EIKI EK-601W Review

Released just 11 months ago but with good features, we have scored the EIKI EK-601W as follows for Summary.
Good Features
12 Months Old
Running Costs
£121 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by EIKI, this data projector features some of the latest data projector technology. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £121 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very short service life of lamp

EIKI EK-601W In-Depth Analysis


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The EIKI EK-601W has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across similar types of multimedia projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EIKI EK-601W of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 52% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the EK-601W of 100,000 is in the highest 6% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

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. The EK-601W's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EK-601W has a built-in speaker. 75% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the EK-601W of only 3,000h is in the shortest 18% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EIKI EK-601W has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The EK-601W's bulb power of 365W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Released 12 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2016.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the EK-601W is £121 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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eiki ek601w



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