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Epson EB-S18 Projector

10000:1 SVGA (800x600) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £88.59 Electricity cost over 5 years
Epson projectors have good reviews
Reasonably priced
Good connectivity

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Reviews

Epson Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 886 owner and expert reviews (including 30 verified purchases), Epson has good reviews for its data projectors. Epson also has good reviews specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The EB-S18 is typical compared to the other 161 multimedia projectors of a similar age and type that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the EB-S18 is £89.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. David S Crawford wrote in his Epson EB-S18 review “This is a sophisticated projector offering good value”.


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Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Last year David S Crawford said “It has good connectivity (very important), came with a computer cable for the VGA socket” in his Epson EB-S18 review.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer who bought the Epson EB-S18 reckoned that it was easy to use. David S Crawford wrote on Amazon “The remote control is intuitive and easy to use” in his review of this projectors.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was not noisy.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was December 2013 when this multimedia projector was released.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector, the Epson EB-S18 does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider including the Epson Home Cinema 600 which also has a higher rating.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EB-S18 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including the NEC NP-M282 which has better reviews.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Epson EB-S18 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Epson EB-955W (£400) (37dB).

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Epson EB-S18 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is actually the worst resolution across all 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Across similar types of data projector the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson EB-S18 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Acer U5313 (£909.97) (3,100 ANSI lumens), or the Panasonic PT-TW340 (£611.98) (3,200 ANSI lumens).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Epson EB-S18 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EB-S18 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson EB-S18 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 02724285121523, 04053162598423, 08715946531168, 08715946531175

Epson EB-S18 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EB-S18 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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