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74

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500

£214.34
IT Reviews.com Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
A great value for money 3000:1 800 x 600 projector with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
3000:1 SVGA (800x600) No 37dB Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 number 144 across all projectors.
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17 Reviews + 3 Awards
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3 Years Old
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£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
74
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%, based on 17 reviews. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from it Reviews.com plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Laptopmag.com. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most highly awarded.

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this projector. This was from IT Reviews.com and Trusted Reviews who gave it an "Recommended".

This multimedia projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Laptopmag.com who decided that this projector was superb.

Average Expert Reviews

This data projector has an average expert rating of 77% based on 17 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com.

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Epson Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £214.34 it is cheaper than 98% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 and the United Kingdom price of £214.34 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $449.99 (£585.80).

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The PowerLite Home Cinema 500's bulb power of only 200W is fairly small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 22% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 21% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 of 37dB is in the loudest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PowerLite Home Cinema 500 will cost £91 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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