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Epson PowerLite S12+
Epson PowerLite S12+

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Epson PowerLite S12+ Projector

3000:1 SVGA (800x600) 37dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £89.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Epson multimedia projectors have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Epson Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Data projectors built by Epson are some of the better data projectors according to average expert and user reviews.


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PowerLite S12+ will cost £90 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 97 projectors of a similar spec and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite S12+ in June 2012.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite S12+ does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD which you might want to consider including the Epson 475Wi, or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite S12+ has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Epson V11H475020 which has better reviews.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The PowerLite S12+ has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution.

This multimedia projector's resolution (SVGA (800x600)) is actually the worst resolution across all multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector.

The best resolution amongst comparable types of multimedia projector is 1080p (1920x1080).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite S12+ has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The average projector brightness of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PowerLite S12+ has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The Epson PowerLite S12+ has a fairly typical noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 37dB noise level projectors currently available including the Hitachi CP-WX8255A, or the Epson BrightLink 436Wi which both of have better reviews.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PowerLite S12+ has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson PowerLite S12+ has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson PowerLite S12+ does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The Epson PowerLite S12+ has a quite small bulb power (only 200 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector. The bulb powers of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 140W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 230W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mg850hd, vs315w

Epson PowerLite S12+ Review Sources

To prepare this Epson PowerLite S12+ review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.
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