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A fairly new and good spec moderate noise level 1920 x 1200 resolution multimedia projector, but with high running costs
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Aug 2016
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EIKI EK-810U Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have scored the EIKI EK-810U as follows:
Good Features
13 Months Old
Running Costs
£201 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 45?

Sony 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At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £201 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 1,848 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 resolution
Displays both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. supports most HDTV resolutions
Built-in picture in picture and picture by picture
Pin cushion and barrel image correction
Horizontal and vertical keystone correction
Wifi available with optional USB dongle
Wired network monitoring and control
Flexible installation up to 360
Supports analog and digital video input in all color standards up-to 1080p
Brighter than average projector brightness
Native WUXGA resolution. compatible with inputs up-to UXGA and WUXGA
3 digital inputs including hdbaset
1-chip DLP technology
Lampless laser technology
8,000 lumens bright and a 100,000:1 contrast ratio
Security bar. kensington microsaver security slot. PIN lock
Does not have a built-in speaker

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EIKI EK-810U In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the EK-810U is £201 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors.

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Released 13 Months Ago

This EIKI data projector has been on the market since August 2016.


1920 X 1200 Resolution

The EK-810U has a 1920 x 1200 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and WUXGA (1920x1200). The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EK-810U of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 42% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The EK-810U's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 56% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the multimedia 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-810U's projector brightness of 8,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 96% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The EK-810U does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EIKI EK-810U has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a DVI Port

The EK-810U has a DVI port, unlike 89% of multimedia projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The EIKI EK-810U supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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