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Epson EB-98 Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
High quality, bright and vibrant imagesThis LCD projector effortlessly displays bright images with vivid colours for a crisp, clear picture: ideal for presentations and moving images, and is aided... More
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6 Reasons For

Epson Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 613 owner and expert reviews, Epson has good ratings for its projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Epson EB-98 was good quality. In August this year Ci Hamill and mentioned in their review “Great quality”.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the EB-98, the Epson EB-98 has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the Acer LED K132[plb_1564923_price], or the Infocus IN1146[plb_2100767_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer H6517BD[plb_3186334_price] which is cheaper.

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Two Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins

The Epson EB-98 is a two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the EB-98 have between one and four component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Epson EB-98 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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7 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good value for money. Ci Hamill wrote in their review of this projectors on Amazon in August this year “A tad pricey” nonetheless gave the Epson EB-98 a rating of 99 out of 100.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this projectors was not cheap. In August this year Ci Hamill wrote “A tiny bit expensive” in their review however despite that gave it a score of 99 out of 100.

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Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on data projectors of this type and age.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Epson EB-98 does not support 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the EB-98 also do not support 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the Acer H6517BD[plb_3186334_price]; or the LED K132[pl_1564923_price], or the H6510[pl_1557676_price] both from Acer are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson EB-98 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the EB-98 also do not support full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Acer H6517BD[plb_3186334_price] or the LED K132[pl_1564923_price], or the H6510[pl_1557676_price] both from Acer are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Epson EB-98 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the EB-98 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the EB-98 have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.2W and 280W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 160W. The Epson EB-98 has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) (234 Watts) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the EB-98.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The matrix sizes of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the EB-98 range from 0.45" to 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.62". The Epson EB-98 has one of the smaller matrix sizes (only 0.55 inches) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Epson EB-98

Average Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the EB-98 is £94 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 131 projectors of this age and type.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson EB-98 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

Alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer H6510[plb_1557676_price].

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the NEC M322X[plb_2268469_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated) or the Acer H6517BD[plb_3186334_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson EB-98 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
Full HD
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £90.05
Electricity cost when on standby £3.46
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Total running cost over 5 years £93.51
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer eb98, v11h687041, epson eb98, acer eb98h, epson rs232, epson eb98h, epson rs232c, epson p179783, epson p222616, epson ebg6070, epson ebg6070w, epson b9w2zs00, epson 1024x768, epson p179783p, epson p222616p, epson b9w2za00, epson v11h577040, epson v11h687041, epson v11h577041, epson v11h687040
Barcodes 04053162598546, 04053162871267, 05054629797556, 08715946533483, 08715946533490, 08715946545325, 08715946545332

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