Epson EB-426Wi
Epson EB-426Wi
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Epson EB-426Wi

A 4 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 data projector with fine features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jun 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson EB-426Wi Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
Average Features
4 Years Old
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Has a built-in speaker
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Epson EB-426Wi In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 1,088 user and expert reviews (including 161 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.


Has an Air Filter

The EB-426Wi has an air filter. 95% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EB-426Wi of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of 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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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EB-426Wi of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Epson EB-426Wi does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EB-426Wi has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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The Epson EB-426Wi is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Epson EB-426Wi has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in June 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EB-426Wi is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the EB-426Wi is £97.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson eb426wi
Barcodes 00715946523132, 08715946523132
Bigger bulb power
2h shorter service life of lamp
25% quieter noise level
19% cheaper to run
Older by seven months
Vastly brighter projector brightness
21% quieter noise level
Bigger bulb power
Significantly shorter service life of lamp