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Epson EH-TW490 Projector

£672.61
12000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
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Good brand
Good size
Nice design
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 886 owner and expert reviews for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically for its 12000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. 86% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner who reviewed the Epson EH-TW490 reckoned that it was compact. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Although called a 'home projector', Epson's EH-TW490 is compact, weighs only 2.4kg”.


Design

Nice Design

One owner who reviewed it considered that it was neat.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the EH-TW490 in September 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EH-TW490 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the EH-TW490 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other 12000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the EH-TW490 does not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EH-TW490 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 12000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson EH-TW490 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 12000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson EH-TW490 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Epson EH-TW490 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson EH-TW490 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Certificates

Not Energy Star Certified

The Epson EH-TW490 is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec are also not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers monkey v11h558040lu, epson v11h558040lu, epson ep53151ean
Barcodes 02050002337473, 04053162599659, 08715946528960, 08715946531519

Epson EH-TW490 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EH-TW490 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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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