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Epson PowerLite 525W Projector

£1,512.87
16000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £107.90 Electricity cost over 5 years
Epson has good reviews for its multimedia projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 886 owner and expert reviews for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. However we also found that Epson has unexceptional reviews specifically within its 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The PowerLite 525W is typical compared to the other 12 data projectors of this spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PowerLite 525W will cost £108 over 1 year to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 16000:1 contrast ratio projector was released in November 2014.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite 525W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including the Epson PowerLite 535W which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago, the PowerLite 525W does not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Acer H7550BD (£457.99) which also has a higher rating.

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HD-Ready

The Epson PowerLite 525W is HD-Ready. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector also are HD-Ready.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PowerLite 525W has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the EB-530 (£695.15) (37dB), the EB-535W (£675.56) (37dB), or the EB-520 (£579.40) (35dB) all from Epson.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 525W has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Epson PowerLite 525W has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson PowerLite 525W is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 525W has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PowerLite 525W does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 16000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00010343915053, 00103439150534

Epson PowerLite 525W Review Sources

To prepare this Epson PowerLite 525W 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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One less USB 2.0 port
Vivitek DW866

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DW866

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NEC UM301

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