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Epson EBG6970WU

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Epson EBG6970WU

£6,193.28
Epson EB-G6970WU
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A fully featured but slightly out of date moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
39dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 5000:1 No Sep 2015
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Epson EB-G6970WU Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Epson EB-G6970WU as follows:
51
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
Features noise reduction

Epson EB-G6970WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

Based on 2,595 expert and user reviews (including 472 verified purchases), Epson has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £6,193.28 it is in the most expensive 5% of projectors.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The EB-G6970WU has an average running cost of £120 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since September 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The EB-G6970WU has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This Epson data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson EB-G6970WU's noise level of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the EB-G6970WU of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EB-G6970WU of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The EB-G6970WU does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of data projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Epson EB-G6970WU of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EB-G6970WU has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Noise Reduction

The EB-G6970WU features noise reduction. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The EB-G6970WU's bulb power of 380W is bigger than 95% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The EB-G6970WU is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The EB-G6970WU supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h697040, epson ebg6970wu

Barcodes:

08715946548661, 08715946548678

Epson EBG6970WU

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