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Epson PowerLite S12+

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Epson PowerLite S12+

Epson PowerLite S12+

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An average spec and 5 year old moderate noise level SVGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
37dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 3000:1 No Jun 2012
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Epson PowerLite S12+ Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite S12+ as follows:
46
Features
Average Features
20
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
32
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,858 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Epson PowerLite S12+ In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 1,213 expert and user reviews (including 207 verified purchases), Epson has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PowerLite S12+ is typical compared to the other 1,858 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PowerLite S12+ will cost £66 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since June 2012.

Features

800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Epson PowerLite S12+ has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600). Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson PowerLite S12+'s noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 31% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PowerLite S12+ of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 73% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PowerLite S12+'s projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 81% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite S12+ has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite S12+ of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 46% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite S12+ has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Epson PowerLite S12+'s bulb power of only 200W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 75% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson PowerLite S12+ does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PowerLite S12+ has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

mg850hd, vs315w

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