Epson EBG6970WU
Epson EB-G6970WU
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Epson EBG6970WU

A 2 year old 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with average features
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 39dB Sep 2015
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Epson EB-G6970WU Review

Released 2 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the Epson EB-G6970WU number 664 across all projectors.
Average Features
1 Year Old
£194 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £194 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 9% of all 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

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Epson EB-G6970WU In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,058 owner and expert reviews (including 147 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its data projectors. Epson also has very good reviews specifically within its data projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Not Cheap

After checking the price of 1,099 projectors they range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other projectors.

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The EB-G6970WU is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The EB-G6970WU supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The EB-G6970WU has a quite bright projector brightness (6,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The EB-G6970WU has a quite big bulb power (380 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors is 6,700h. The Epson EB-G6970WU has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 2,500 hours) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of 39 decibels, the EB-G6970WU has one of the louder noise levels amongst data projectors of this age.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the EB-G6970WU is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EB-G6970WU does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Epson EB-G6970WU features noise reduction. Most of the other projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when Epson released the EB-G6970WU.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The EB-G6970WU is in the most expensive 9% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the EB-G6970WU is £194.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h697040, epson ebg6970wu
Barcodes 08715946548661, 08715946548678

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