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Epson PowerLite 580

Epson PowerLite 580
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Feb 2014
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Epson PowerLite 580 Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 580 as follows:
74
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 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:
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
One measurement of brightness is not enough look for both high color brightness and high white brightness
The powerlite 580 has:
Color brightness: 3200 lumens
White brightness: 3200 lumens
Amazing image quality native XGA resolution (4:3 performance), up to 10,000:1 contrast ratio
Ideal wall-mount installation get a 93" image from as little as 12" away; significantly reduces shadow interference and glare
Convenient collaboration for BYOD classrooms wirelessly share and compare students' work from multiple devices, simultaneously, with moderator software
Manage your projector and present remotely easy network connectivity; software included
Wireless projection supports iphone, ipad and androidtm mobile devices with the epson iprojectiotm app
2x HDMI supports multiple high-definition AV devices, with MHL support
Powerful sound to engage every student built-in 16 W speaker and microphone input; or, use external speakers, even in standby mode
Long-life, low-cost lamp lasts up to 6,000 hours in ECO mode
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Does not support full HD

Epson PowerLite 580 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PowerLite 580 will cost £120 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Epson multimedia projector was released in February 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PowerLite 580 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PowerLite 580 of 35dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 40% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson PowerLite 580's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 53% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PowerLite 580's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 57% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 580 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite 580 of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 580 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Epson PowerLite 580's bulb power of 245W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Epson PowerLite 580 has a mounting brackets included. 96% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 580 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic v11h604020, epson v11h604020, epson h604a

Barcodes:

00010343910720, 00012302436111, 00088021786288, 00103439107200, 00608061718874

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