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Epson PowerLite 98

67

Overall Score

Epson PowerLite 98

Epson PowerLite 98
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PC Mag Editor's Choice
A good spec and award winning moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Sep 2013
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Epson PowerLite 98 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 98 as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
71
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. 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 98 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
The ultra-bright classroom projector with advanced networking and premium audio
3x brighter colors with epson
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson PowerLite 98 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this data projector was staggeringly good and gave it their highest award. This was from PC Mag who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

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Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PowerLite 98 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PowerLite 98 is £89.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in September 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PowerLite 98 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. 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 noise level of the PowerLite 98 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson PowerLite 98 of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 44% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Epson PowerLite 98's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 98 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite 98 of 5,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 42% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 98 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson PowerLite 98 of only 200W is smaller than 79% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PowerLite 98 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson powerlite98, epson v11h577020

Barcodes:

00010343910027, 00012304682974, 00103439100270, 00617407446623

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