Epson PowerLite W16
Epson PowerLite W16
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Epson PowerLite W16

A classic 5000:1 280 x 800 data projector
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Jan 2013
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Epson PowerLite W16 Review

9 Reviews
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£117 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Epson projector has running costs of £117 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The PowerLite W16 is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Epson PowerLite W16 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this data projector is 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT

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User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this multimedia projector is 90% based on 7 user reviews. Over 100% of reviewers gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Epson Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 1,058 expert and owner reviews (including 147 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the PowerLite W16 does not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite W16 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the Epson PowerLite W16 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the Epson PowerLite W16 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Epson PowerLite W16 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson PowerLite W16 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in January 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the PowerLite W16 is £117 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prv11h493020, visipax prv11h494020, visipax v11h493020, visipax v11h494020, generic v11h493020, epson v11h494020, epson v11h493020, epson 1280x800, visipax w16sk, epson w16sk
Barcodes 00010343904019, 00010343904026, 00103439040194, 00132017739175, 00172302797213, 00779184360438, 00779184360445, 00809392588093, 00880816162563
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Louder noise level


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Quieter noise level
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