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Overall Score

Epson 1985WU

A classic 10000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector with passable features but high running costs
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 39dB Jul 2014
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Epson 1985WU Review

With excellent reviews but average features,
88
5 Reviews
52
Average Features
50
3 Years Old
29
£166 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of £166 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The 1985WU has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

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Epson 1985WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received a rating of 80% from multimedia projector expert review site PC Mag.

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Epson Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 1,088 user and expert reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its data projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Epson 1985WU has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Epson 1985WU of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 1985WU has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson 1985WU supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson 1985WU of 39dB is in the loudest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The Epson 1985WU's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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HD-Ready

The Epson 1985WU is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Epson 1985WU of 4,800 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Epson 1985WU is not Energy Star certified, although this is within the context that 99% of multimedia projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Epson 1985WU supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 1985WU does not have a handheld remote control, unlike 79% of projectors which have a handheld remote control.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The 1985WU has an average running cost of £166 over 1 year based on passable energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h619020, epson emp1985wu
Barcodes 00010343913752, 00014444567319, 00103439137528

Other Popular Comparisons With The Epson 1985WU

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