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Epson 520

£621.70
pcworld.com_techhive.com Top 10
An alright value for money 16000:1 1024 x 768 projector with moderate reviews and average features
16000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Nov 2014
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Epson 520
Epson EB-520 3LCD Projector 16000_1 2700 Lumens 1024x768 3.7kg (Ethernet) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Epson EB-520 3LCD Projector 16000_1 2700 Lumens 1024x768 3.7kg (Ethernet) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Epson 520 Review

With good reviews, we have ranked the Epson 520 number 485 across all projectors.
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7 Reviews + 1 Award
58
Average
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£108 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 63%. This projector has received an industry award from Pcworld.com_techhive.com. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of £108 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
The 520 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

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Epson 520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that this Epson projector was very good. This was from Pcworld.com_techhive.com who gave it an "Top 10".

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, printercomparison.com, Mac World and about.com this projector has an average expert rating of 63 out of 100. The data projector expert review sites aren't convinced by this data projector.

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Very Good Brand

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


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £621.70 it is cheaper than 58% of projectors.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Epson 520 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson 520 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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HD-Ready

The Epson 520 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Epson 520 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson 520 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Epson 520's noise level of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 58% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since November 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the 520 is £108 over 1 year based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h674040, epson 1024x768
Barcodes 00010343915039, 00103439150398, 04053162598768, 08715946541501
£93 Cheaper
£16.75 cheaper to run
15W smaller bulb power
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
10% cheaper to run
£115 More Expensive
£161 Cheaper
34% brighter projector brightness
13% cheaper to run
11 months older
£172 Cheaper
£16.75 cheaper to run
8% smaller bulb power
£391 Cheaper
34% brighter projector brightness
£14.64 cheaper to run
8% smaller bulb power

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