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Epson 1985WU

Epson 1985WU
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with low running costs
39dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 No Jul 2014
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Epson 1985WU Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Epson 1985WU as follows:
93
Reviews
7 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data 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 £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The 1985WU has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Wirelessly stream full HD content from your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet
3x brighter colors with epson
Bright and colorful
WUXGA
WiDi/Miracast screen mirroring
HDMI with MHL connectivity
Auto screen fit
Split screen
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp

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Epson 1985WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

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

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this multimedia projector rated it as excellent. 5 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars. If all the projectors are ranked by average owner review score then this data projector is in the top 11%.

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Epson Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,595 expert and user reviews (including 472 verified purchases), Epson has excellent ratings for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1985WU will cost £77 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2014.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Epson 1985WU has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. 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 1985WU's noise level of 39dB is in the loudest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson 1985WU of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 53% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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 projector brightness of the Epson 1985WU of 4,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 21% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Epson 1985WU's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 86% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 1985WU has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 1985WU does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 81% of data projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Epson 1985WU of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson 1985WU supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson 1985WU is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Epson 1985WU is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth keeping in mind that 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h619020, epson emp1985wu

Barcodes:

00010343913752, 00014444567319, 00103439137528

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