Epson PowerLite 580
Epson PowerLite 580
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Epson PowerLite 580

PC Mag Editor's Choice
A 3 year old 10000:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Feb 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson PowerLite 580 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 580 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£153 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £153 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a mounting brackets included
Does not support full HD

Epson PowerLite 580 In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,088 expert and owner reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 580 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The PowerLite 580 has a mounting brackets included. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Epson PowerLite 580 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PowerLite 580 of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PowerLite 580 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Epson projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson PowerLite 580 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in February 2014.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PowerLite 580 has an average 1 year running cost of £153 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h604020, epson v11h604320, brand v11h604020


00010343910720, 00012302436111, 00103439107200

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