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Epson EH-TW490

£672.61
A 4 year old 12000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with poor features and high running costs
12000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Sep 2013
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Epson EH-TW490 Review

Released 4 years ago,
21
Poor
29
Missing Some Features
37
3 Years Old
5
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD
Not Energy Star certified

Epson EH-TW490 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Epson Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,088 expert and owner reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £672.61 it is cheaper than 54% of projectors.


Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The EH-TW490 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of data projector.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The EH-TW490's bulb power of only 200W is fairly small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Average Projector Brightness

The EH-TW490's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The EH-TW490's noise level of 37dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 69% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Epson EH-TW490 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The EH-TW490 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EH-TW490 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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HD-Ready

The EH-TW490 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The EH-TW490 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2013.


Product Identifiers

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

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