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Epson PowerLite W12+

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Epson PowerLite W12+

Epson PowerLite W12+
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A middle of the road spec and 5 year old moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Sep 2012
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Epson PowerLite W12+ Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite W12+ as follows:
47
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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,848 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
280 x 800 resolution
Has a handheld remote control
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Epson PowerLite W12+ In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 1,189 user and expert reviews (including 204 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PowerLite W12+ will cost £66 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,848 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite W12+ in September 2012.

Features

280 X 800 Resolution

The PowerLite W12+ has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. This Epson projector also has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PowerLite W12+ of 37dB is in the loudest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson PowerLite W12+ of only 3,000 is in the lowest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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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 projector brightness of the PowerLite W12+ of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 76% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite W12+'s service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 50% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson PowerLite W12+ has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Epson PowerLite W12+'s bulb power of only 200W is in the smallest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Epson PowerLite W12+ is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite W12+ does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PowerLite W12+ has a carrying case. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Epson PowerLite W12+ has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of multimedia projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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