Epson PowerLite S17
Epson PowerLite S17
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Epson PowerLite S17

A 4 year old 10000:1 800 x 600 projector with fine features
10000:1 SVGA (800x600) No 37dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson PowerLite S17 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
Average Features
3 Years Old
£113 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
RoHS compliance
Quite loud noise level
Quite dim projector brightness

Epson PowerLite S17 In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,088 owner and expert reviews (including 161 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite S17 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The PowerLite S17 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson PowerLite S17 of 37dB is in the loudest 24% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite S17 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson PowerLite S17 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite S17 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the PowerLite S17 of only 200W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite S17 in September 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the PowerLite S17 is £113 over 1 year based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h568020
Barcodes 00010343909984, 00103439099840
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