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Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£339 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 35?
Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £339 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
Fairly bright projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite loud noise level
Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 In-Depth Analysis
Epson Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 1,058 expert and user reviews (including 147 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its projectors. Epson also has very good reviews specifically within its data projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Has a DVI Port
The PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors do not have a DVI port.
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At 8,700 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.
Has a Built-In Display
The PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a built-in display.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The highest resolution of the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.
Quite Loud Noise Level
The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. When compared to other data projectors, the Epson PowerLite Pro Z9870's noise level of 48 decibels is one of the loudest.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.
Supports Full HD
The PowerLite Pro Z9870 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. At 380 Watts, the PowerLite Pro Z9870 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2014.
High Running Costs
The PowerLite Pro Z9870 is one of the less economic to run data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PowerLite Pro Z9870 will cost £339 over 1 year to run.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||epson z9870nl, z9870unl|