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Epson EX5230

An economical to run 10000:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Sep 2015
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Epson EX5230 Review

With low running costs but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the Epson EX5230 as follows for Summary.
42
Average Features
66
1 Year Old
70
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker
Quite loud noise level
Quite small bulb power

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Epson EX5230 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Epson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 1,088 expert and user reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson EX5230 of 37dB is in the loudest 22% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson EX5230 of only 200W is in the smallest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Epson EX5230 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson EX5230 is HD-Ready. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EX5230 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Epson EX5230 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson EX5230 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Epson EX5230 of 5,000h is fairly long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Epson released the EX5230 in September 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the EX5230 is £91 over 1 year based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson 1024x768
Barcodes 00010343912335, 00010343914223, 00799198096215
24% quieter noise level
4% cheaper to run
Moderately bigger bulb power
1h shorter service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £66.66
697 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
6dB quieter noise level
12% bigger bulb power
50% dimmer projector brightness
20% quieter noise level
Bigger bulb power
4% cheaper to run
1h shorter service life of lamp
40% brighter projector brightness
34% bigger bulb power
Longer service life of lamp
3469% higher running costs over five years
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
120W bigger bulb power
Quieter noise level
Higher running costs over five years by £152.86

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