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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
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PC Mag Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice projectorreviews.com Hot Product projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
A multi award winning and economical to run moderate noise level 1080p projector, with good features
37dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 number 587 in 3D projectors.
90
Reviews
59 Reviews + 4 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and terrific 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. Epson data 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 projectors 2018.
The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has running costs of £67 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.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and that it is fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Full HD 1080p 2d and 3d 1080p performance at a remarkable value
Up to 3x brighter colors with epson
Louder than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most highly awarded by experts in data projectors of all the projectors.

This multimedia projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both websites PC Mag and CNET.com, both of which thought that this projector was breathtakingly good.

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

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and CNET.com.au the average expert rating of this data projector is 72%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this projector is remarkably good based on 49 owner reviews. 25 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this 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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Epson Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality and two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers said in their reviews that the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 was good value for money.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 is £67, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since January 2014.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 70% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 does not have a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The PowerLite Home Cinema 2030's bulb power of only 200W is smaller than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson powerlitehc2030refurb, epson 2d3d

Barcodes:

00010343909120, 00010343909168, 00887401053749

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