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Epson Powerlite 1870 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 39dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £122.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
Epson has good reviews for its projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Epson projectors have an average rating of 88 out of 100, which is in the top 19% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the Powerlite 1870 will cost £123 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 42 data projectors of this spec and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson Powerlite 1870 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Powerlite 1870 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at including the Ricoh PJ WX4130.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Powerlite 1870 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the VPL-CH375 (£1,555.75) (5,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH370 (£1,426) (5,000 ANSI lumens) both from Sony.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many data projectors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Powerlite 1870 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 34dB. The Powerlite 1870 has one of the louder noise levels (39 decibels) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the VPLSW536M (35dB), or the VPL-DX145 (£300) (35dB) both from Sony or the DELL 7700 (£1,500) (39dB).

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Epson Powerlite 1870 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson Powerlite 1870 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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DELL 7700 vs Epson Powerlite 1870

DELL 7700 vs Epson Powerlite 1870
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Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
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One More VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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Sony VPL-CH370 vs Epson Powerlite 1870

Sony VPL-CH370 vs Epson Powerlite 1870
Sony VPL-CH370 Epson Powerlite 1870
£ 1,426.00 £0.00
20% Brighter Projector Brightness
16% Cheaper to Run
2W Higher RMS Rated Power
Quieter Noise Level
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Only One Headphone Outputs

Vivitek Qumi Q2 vs Epson Powerlite 1870

Vivitek Qumi Q2 vs Epson Powerlite 1870
Vivitek Qumi Q2 Epson Powerlite 1870
£ 179.99 £0.00
£91.17 Cheaper to Run
Longer Service Life of Lamp
Quieter Noise Level
3D
Dimmer Projector Brightness
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