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Epson EB Z9870U

Epson EB Z9870U
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An average spec and 3 year old moderate noise level 1920 x 1200 resolution projector
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Sep 2014
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Epson EB Z9870U Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Epson EB Z9870U as follows:
58
Features
Average Features
45
Age
3 Years Old
36
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Epson 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 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Clear images and 3lcd technology
Perfect for large venues
Portrait projection
Easy set-up
Connectivity
Short-throw capability
Does not have a handheld remote control
Does not have a built-in speaker

Epson EB Z9870U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 1,440 owner and expert reviews (including 282 verified purchases), Epson has excellent reviews for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Epson multimedia projector has been on the market since September 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 Resolution

The EB Z9870U has a 1920 x 1200 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and WUXGA (1920x1200). Data projectors resolutions range from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Epson EB Z9870U of 35dB is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 42% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the EB Z9870U of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the EB Z9870U of 8,700 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 2% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of 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 Handheld Remote Control

The EB Z9870U does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other multimedia projectors. 80% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The EB Z9870U does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Built-In Display

The EB Z9870U has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Epson EB Z9870U has a zoom capability. 91% of multimedia projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a DVI Port

The EB Z9870U has a DVI port. 89% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The EB Z9870U's bulb power of 380W is bigger than 95% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The EB Z9870U supports Wi-Fi. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other multimedia projectors, the EB Z9870U is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the EB Z9870U does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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