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Overall Score

Epson Powerlite 1870

A cheap to run 2500:1 XGA (1024x768) data projector
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 39dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson Powerlite 1870 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
22
2 Great Features
31
4 Years Old
39
£123 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
14
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 14?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £123 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 41 recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Does not have a DVI port
Fairly loud noise level

Epson Powerlite 1870 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector manufacturer. On average multimedia projectors made by Epson have good reviews from owners and experts. 100% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector, the Powerlite 1870 does not support full HD.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector is 400 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Powerlite 1870 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector, the Powerlite 1870 does not have a DVI port.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector is 34dB. With a noise level of 39 decibels, the Epson Powerlite 1870 has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Powerlite 1870 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was January 2013 when this Epson data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The Powerlite 1870 is typical compared to the other 41 recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the Powerlite 1870 is £123.

Calculate your own running costs

Cheaper to run by £25.15
4dB quieter noise level
A lot dimmer projector brightness
Brighter projector brightness
£18.94 cheaper to run
1dB quieter noise level
Cheaper to run by £22.59
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
6dB quieter noise level

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