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Overall Score

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

PC Mag Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice projectorreviews.com Hot Product projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
A multi award winning 15000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 37dB Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs,
83
49 Reviews + 4 Awards
40
Average Features
43
3 Years Old
68
£94 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others. This projector has received four awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus one other site and more industry awards from Projectorreviews.com plus one other site. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has running costs of £94 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality, great product quality and it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This Epson data projector has received four awards from experts in projectors.

This data projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites PC Mag and CNET.com, both of which concluded that this Epson data projector was terrific.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both said that this projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com and it received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

10 experts from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, soundandvision.com and hometheaterreview.com have rated this Epson data projector on average 72%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this projector is superb based on 39 owner reviews. 19 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 1,088 expert and user reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners concluded that this projector had good picture quality and two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Two customers who bought it considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three owners considered that it was good value for money.


Features

Quite Small Bulb Power

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's bulb power of only 200W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Supports Full HD

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 supports full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's noise level of 37dB is fairly loud compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 79% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Epson data projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This Epson projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 will cost £94 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson powerlitehc2030refurb, epson h561a, epson 2d3d
Barcodes 00010343909120, 00010343909168, 00887401053749

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