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Epson EB-430 LW

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Epson EB-430 LW

Epson EB-430 LW
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A 5 year old and poor spec 3000:1 XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, with alright running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Nov 2012
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Epson EB-430 LW Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Epson EB-430 LW as follows:
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Features
Missing Some Features
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Age
4 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
30
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

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 £76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,855 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but it does also miss a couple of key features:
Powered by 3lcd technology, the eb-430 achieves accurate colour reproduction, important in education for natural-looking flags, maps and diagrams. A high white and colour light output of up to 3,000 lumens assures a clear picture, even in daylight, while a contrast ratio of 3,000:1 delivers sharp detail.<br> interactive lessons
Attach the optional epson elp-iu03 interactive module to captivate the class with interactive presentations. the module works with the projector to make any surface interactive - no screen required. notes or additions can be created and saved with the included digital pen.<br> convenient to control
The eb-425w is compatible with the epson elpcb01 control and connection box, which puts epson projector controls within easy reach at the front of the classroom. it also keeps cables tidy.<br> engaging presentations
Presentations can be made more engaging by plugging in the epson elp-dc06 USB document camera to show 3d objects close-up, or by using the HDMI input to display high-definition content. the built-in 16w speaker and microphone input ensure students won t ever struggle to hear.<br> easy to use
Super-easy to set up and use, the eb-430 features 3-in-1 USB display, so one cable is all that's needed for visuals, audio and mouse control. the picture can be aligned in seconds using the vertical and horizontal keystone correction, which is unique to epson in the short-throw category. plus, the projector can be conveniently turned on and off from a wall switch using the direct power on/off function.<br> economical
Lower than average projector native resolution
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Epson EB-430 LW In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the EB-430 LW is £76, which is typical compared to the other 1,855 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since November 2012.

Features

Lower Than Average Projector Native Resolution

The EB-430 LW's projector native resolution of only 786,000 is lower than 74% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. 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

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson EB-430 LW of 37dB is louder than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the EB-430 LW of only 3,000 is lower than 75% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The EB-430 LW's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 34% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Epson EB-430 LW of 6,000h is in the longest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EB-430 LW has a built-in speaker. 75% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EB-430 LW has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson EB-430 LW of 230W is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The EB-430 LW supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the EB-430 LW does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h469040lw

Barcodes:

08715946508887

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