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Epson Home Cinema 730HD

70

Overall Score

Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Epson Home Cinema 730HD
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PC Mag Editor's Choice
An award winning and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
37dB 1280 X 800 12000:1 No Feb 2015
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Epson Home Cinema 730HD Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Epson Home Cinema 730HD as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
76
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£86 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of £86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The Home Cinema 730HD has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Bright, widescreen experience for the whole family
Up to 3x brighter colors with epson
Louder than average noise level
Smaller than average bulb power

Epson Home Cinema 730HD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review website PC Mag who decided that this Epson multimedia projector was astonishingly good.

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website PC Mag scored this projector 80%.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 2,595 user and expert reviews (including 472 verified purchases), Epson has excellent ratings for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The Home Cinema 730HD is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Home Cinema 730HD is £86.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson Home Cinema 730HD of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 68% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD's contrast ratio (typical) of 12,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Home Cinema 730HD of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 62% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Home Cinema 730HD has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Home Cinema 730HD's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Home Cinema 730HD has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Epson Home Cinema 730HD's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Home Cinema 730HD does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h558020, epson 1280x720, epson hc730hd, epson h558a

Barcodes:

00010343909021, 00010343909069, 00103439090212, 00153162234414, 00791836547226

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