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Epson PowerLite W16

Epson PowerLite W16 Projector

5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB Jan 2013
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Featuring advanced network connectivity and exceptional image quality, the PowerLite 98 provides a great choice for virtually any classroom. Offering 3x Brighter Colors than competitive models,... More
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9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com this 5000:1 contrast ratio data projector has an overall expert rating of 80%.

Epson Has Good Data Projector Reviews

On average Epson projectors are rated 89 out of 100, which is in the top 15% of all projector brands that we have looked at.

Supports 3D

The Epson PowerLite W16 supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this type and age do not support 3D.

It may also be worth considering one of the other multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available including because of it's better review score, the Z8455WUNL[pl_1838281_price], or the PowerLite W16SK[pl_2397615_price] both from Epson or the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite W16 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Hitachi CP-AX2503[plb_2298359_price], the Epson PowerLite W16SK[plb_2397615_price], or the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Epson PowerLite W16 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). This projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1152 x 870, 1280 x 960, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all data projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite W16 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The PowerLite W16 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years. This projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector compared to most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite W16 which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PowerLite W16 range from 2,500h to 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 4,500h. At 5,000 hours, the Epson PowerLite W16 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The lightest projector of this age and spec is 2.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 27kg. The weight of the Epson PowerLite W16 of only 2.7 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One Epson PowerLite W16 owner wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good sound quality. Three years ago It Reviews.com mentioned on IT Reviews.com “Limited audio volume” in their review of this projector yet they rated the product 4 stars.

Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite W16 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite W16 also do not support full HD.

Other data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the Z8455WUNL[pl_1838281_price], or the PowerLite W16SK[pl_2397615_price] both from Epson or the Hitachi CP-AX2503[plb_2298359_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Epson PowerLite W16 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors of this spec and age have projector brightnesss of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,900 ANSI lumens. At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite W16 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite W16.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Epson PowerLite W16SK[plb_2397615_price].

If you are looking for a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the PowerLite W16 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Projectors of this age and type have bulb powers of between 190W and 2,800W, and the average bulb power is 340W.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the PowerLite W16 has one of the lowest RMS rated powers amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite W16 have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 16W.

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Very Dim Colour Light Output

The average colour light output of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite W16 is 4,700 ANSI lumens, and the colour light outputs range from 3,000 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens. With a colour light output of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite W16 has one of the dimmer colour light outputs amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Very Dim White Light Output

At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite W16 has a quite dim white light output compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the PowerLite W16. The dimmest white light output of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 7,000 ANSI lumens, and the average white light output is 4,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Epson PowerLite W16 is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite W16

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PowerLite W16 is £117, which is typical compared to the other 54 multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite W16 over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 36 decibels, the PowerLite W16 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PowerLite W16.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(2)

IT Reviews.com

29 March 2013

The Epson PowerLite W16 3D WXGA 3LCD Projector offers 3D capability, plus a guarentee that you won't see rainbow artifacts...

Bright
3 000-lumen rating
Supports 3D with direct connection to video sources
High-quality data images
Limited audio volume
Needs third party software to work with 3D computers
27 March 2013

The Epson PowerLite W16 3D WXGA 3LCD Projector offers 3D in an LCD data projector, making it of particular interest to anyone who wants 3D with no chance of rainbow artifacts...

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 27 March 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Epson PowerLite W16 (Verified Purchase)

Our photo club has searched for a LCD projector that has accurate color rendition, is bright, focuses clearly, is straightforward to set up, and is reasonably priced. The Powerlite W16 fulfilled... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy to use
Great picture quality
Reliable Performance
Odd Charging Requirement
Reviewed 23 May 2013 by James
James would recommend the Epson PowerLite W16 (Verified Purchase)

I don't really have anything to compare these to, but they seem to work very well. Setup was a piece of cake--just turn them on and they register with the projector. I like the fact they are... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.62
Electricity cost when on standby £23.59
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Total running cost over 5 years £116.21
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0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h493020
Barcodes 00010343904019, 00103439040194, 00172302797213

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