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Epson PowerLite 1761W

69

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Epson PowerLite 1761W

Epson PowerLite 1761W
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A good spec and award winning moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
40dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Oct 2013
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Epson PowerLite 1761W Review

With excellent reviews, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 1761W as follows:
96
Reviews
63 Reviews + 1 Award
67
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has brilliant expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this projector to others. 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 data projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
The PowerLite 1761W has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and product quality. However they also report inferior sound quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Epson PowerLite 1761W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site said that this data projector was good and gave it their highest award. This was from PC Mag who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and PC Mag this data projector has an average expert rating of 95 out of 100. This means that experts think this multimedia projector is one of the very best projectors.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 61 owner reviews this data projector has an average owner rating of 86 out of 100. Over 88% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use and five owners who bought the product agreed that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Inferior Sound Quality

Four owners said in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality.

Epson Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was compact and two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was easy to carry around.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Two customers wrote that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

  • A nice look, lots of bells and whistles.
    Sherry (Walmart.com) - September 2013
  • Small, compact, portable, bright, long life light source, lots of picture alignment features, runs cool, etc…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners concluded that it was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PowerLite 1761W is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PowerLite 1761W is £120.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite 1761W in October 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data 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 noise level of the PowerLite 1761W of 40dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 96% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The PowerLite 1761W's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 91% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PowerLite 1761W of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite 1761W's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 60% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 1761W has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PowerLite 1761W of only 205W is in the smallest 27% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 1761W does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerLite 1761W supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prv11h478120, visipax v11h478120, epson v11h478120la, epson v11h478120n, generic emp1761w, epson h478a

Barcodes:

00010343900226, 00010343901605, 00010343902602, 00014445270911, 00050005700405, 00602653659835, 00779184177166, 00803983111615

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