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Epson PowerLite 530

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Epson PowerLite 530

Epson PowerLite 530
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with plenty of owner recommendations
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 16000:1 No Nov 2014
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Epson PowerLite 530 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 530 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors 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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
The ultra bright short-throw projector for reliable performance
What's in the box
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson PowerLite 530 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PowerLite 530 will cost £54 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since November 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PowerLite 530 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The PowerLite 530's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 20% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PowerLite 530 of 16,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 23% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson PowerLite 530 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 530 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PowerLite 530's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 32% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 530 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PowerLite 530 of 215W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 37% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson PowerLite 530 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Epson PowerLite 530 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic v11h673020, epson v11h673020, epson v11h673320, epson 1024x768, epson 3e3203

Barcodes:

00010343915046, 00010343928640, 00103439150466

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