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Epson EB-X12 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £1,990.32 Electricity cost over 5 years

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Epson Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Epson 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors have excellent reviews on average and across all data projectors Epson is one of the top rated brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Epson EB-X12 has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq SH960, the Epson V11H475020, or the Hitachi CP-WX4022WN which has better reviews.

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Supports Eight Video Colour Modess

The number of video colour modes supported by the Epson EB-X12 is more than most projectors of this type and age. This projector supports a Dynamic video colour modes, which is the most commonly supported video colour modes supported by data projectors of this spec and age. The video colour modess "Blackboard", "Photo", "Presentation", "Sports", "sRGB", "Theatre" and "Whiteboard" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Light

3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EB-X12 have weights of between 2.2g and 30kg. When compared to other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the Epson EB-X12's weight of only 2.3 grams is one of the lightest.

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Expert Reviews Are Poor

This data projector received an expert rating of 60% from parentesis.com. This means that data projector experts really don't rate this multimedia projector very highly.

Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson EB-X12 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EB-X12 also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq SH960, the Epson 475Wi, or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Epson EB-X12 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the EB-X12 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support wi-Fi including the EB-430 LW, the EB-1400WI, or the BrightLink 436Wi (£1,564.53) all from Epson which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Epson EB-X12 does not support 3D. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the EB-X12 also do not support 3D.

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Quite Dim Colour Light Output

The Epson EB-X12 has a quite dim colour light output (only 2.8 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. The average colour light output of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Dim White Light Output

The average white light output of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years is 3,100 ANSI lumens, and the white light outputs range from 2.7 ANSI lumens to 5,200 ANSI lumens. The Epson EB-X12 has one of the dimmer white light outputs (only 2.8 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the EB-X12 is 26dB and the loudest is 45dB. With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Epson EB-X12 has one of the louder noise levels amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

We compared all the other 37dB noise level projectors to this data projector and we think the BrightLink 436Wi (£1,564.53), and the EB-430 LW both from Epson or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors of a comparable spec and age to the EB-X12 is 240W, and the bulb powers range from 140W to 400W. At only 200 Watts, the Epson EB-X12 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EB-X12.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Epson EB-X12 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EB-X12. The lowest RMS rated power of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the EB-X12 is 0.5W and the highest is 20W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Epson EB-X12 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Running Costs Are High

The EB-X12 has an average 1 year running cost of £1,991 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over four years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Epson EB-X12 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Epson EB-X12 has a fairly typical projector brightness (2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

Other 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might want to consider include the UM280X (£685.99), or the VE281 both from NEC or the LG BE320 which has better reviews.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Epson EB-430 LW (3,000 ANSI lumens), the Optoma ES529 (3,000 ANSI lumens), or the Promethean UST-P1 (£1,060.98) (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h429041
Barcodes 00000946504063

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