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Epson BrightLink 485Wi
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Epson BrightLink 485Wi Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £155.59 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Does not have a good 3D picture quality
PC Mag Editor's Choice projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The expert at one expert review site said that this data projector was fantastic and gave it their highest award. PC Mag gave this multimedia projector an "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at one other expert review site concluded that this projector was good. This data projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 93%. If all the 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this Epson multimedia projector is in the top 14%.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

On average projectors from Epson are rated 88 out of 100, which is in the top 19% of all data projector brands that we have analysed.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One Epson BrightLink 485Wi reviewer reckoned that the product was cheap. Expert review site Projectorreviews.com wrote in their Epson BrightLink 485Wi review five years ago “The BrightLink 485Wi is also inexpensive to maintain”. One customer concluded that it was expensive. Pcmag.com said “The Epson BrightLink 485Wi business projector is more expensive than the competition.” and scored the Epson BrightLink 485Wi 8 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

One Epson BrightLink 485Wi owner who reviewed it said that it had good features. Pcmag.com said in their review of this projector “Among its more interesting features are automatic calibration” .


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The BrightLink 485Wi has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Epson BrightLink 485Wi has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson BrightLink 485Wi is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The BrightLink 485Wi has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The BrightLink 485Wi has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who bought the Epson BrightLink 485Wi reckoned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag mentioned five years ago “No 3D support”.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson BrightLink 485Wi does not support full HD. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also do not support full HD.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

The BrightLink 485Wi has an average 1 year running cost of £156 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The BrightLink 485Wi does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Epson released the BrightLink 485Wi.


Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the BrightLink 485Wi has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the NEC UM330Xi (£936.50) (28dB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h452520w
Barcodes 00010343885769, 00010343888807, 00115971219273, 00132017739106, 00132017944586, 00747189615778

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