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Epson 421i

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Epson 421i

Epson 421i

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A 4 year old and inferior spec 3000:1 XGA (1024x768) data projector, with high running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Jul 2013
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Epson 421i Review

Released 5 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Epson 421i as follows:
28
Features
Missing Some Features
30
Age
4 Years Old
1
Running Costs
26
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 26?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector is missing some features:
Lower than average projector native resolution
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Epson 421i In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 1,090 expert and user reviews (including 160 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Epson data projector has been on the market since July 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Projector Native Resolution

The Epson 421i's projector native resolution of only 786,000 is in the lowest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have projector native resolutions of between 220,000 and 8,900,000, and the average projector native resolution is 1,300,000.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Epson 421i's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 68% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson 421i of only 3,000 is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Epson 421i's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 421i does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other multimedia projectors. 79% of multimedia projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Epson 421i of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 48% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 421i has a built-in speaker, as do 75% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Epson 421i's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than 75% of all projectors when ranked 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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Supports Wi-Fi

The Epson 421i supports Wi-Fi. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson 421i does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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