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Epson PowerLite 97

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Epson PowerLite 97

Epson PowerLite 97
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with OK running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Sep 2013
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Epson PowerLite 97 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 97 as follows:
86
Reviews
5 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of £89 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 projectors.
The PowerLite 97 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
The classroom projector with great network connectivity and control
3x brighter colors with epson
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson PowerLite 97 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 2,595 owner and expert reviews (including 472 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PowerLite 97 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PowerLite 97 is £89.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in September 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Epson PowerLite 97 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the PowerLite 97 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PowerLite 97 of 10,000 is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PowerLite 97's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 97 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite 97 of 5,000h is in the longest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 97 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PowerLite 97 of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 97 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite 97 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson epsonv11h576020, epson powerlite97

Barcodes:

00010343910010, 00103439100102, 00803982894830

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