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Epson 1980WU

Epson 1980WU
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A fully featured and classic moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with satisfactory running costs
39dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Jul 2014
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Epson 1980WU Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Epson 1980WU as follows:
93
Reviews
22 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use.
The 1980WU has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
High quality
More vivid colours
Easy to set up
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Built-in speakers

Epson 1980WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

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Excellent User Reviews

1980WU owners on average rated this data projector as remarkably good. 8 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 2% of all the data projectors when ranked by average user review score.

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Epson Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 3,913 user and expert reviews (including 997 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup.

  • We purchased this projector to replace an $ projector from 2007 that was only manufactured for two years This projector is brighter, easier to setup with a longer warranty from a major manufacturer that we expect to be around longer than 2 years…
  • This projector was easy to set up and calibrate…
  • It took a few minutes to figure out exactly how to use the menus to set the horizontal…

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three owners thought it was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1980WU will cost £100 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the 1980WU in July 2014.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Epson 1980WU has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson 1980WU's noise level of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 5% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson 1980WU's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 56% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Data 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 projector brightness of the Epson 1980WU of 4,400 ANSI lumens is brighter than 76% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 1980WU has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data 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 Epson 1980WU of only 3,000h is shorter than 76% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 1980WU has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson 1980WU of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 76% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson 1980WU supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h620041, epson 1920x1200, epson eb1980wu

Barcodes:

00010343913769, 00012302747255, 00103439137696, 00871594653867

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