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Epson PowerLite W17 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £112.08 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Unimpressive video quality
No 3D capabilities
4 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This data projector received a rating of 70% from expert review website PC Mag.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 887 user and expert reviews (including 30 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two people who bought this projector agreed that it was easy to use. Two years ago Forcearty wrote “Simple to use” in their review of this projector and scored this projector 8 stars. One owner who purchased the Epson PowerLite W17 considered that it was easy to setup. Mandyjp mentioned three years ago “Software was easy to set up” in their review of the Epson PowerLite W17 and rated the product 8 stars.

Ceiling Mountable

The PowerLite W17 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Unimpressive Video Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was not good quality. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this projector on PC Mag “Unimpressive video quality”. Thinktwicebuyonce mentioned “I have some older poor quality videos and different types of graphics that have small type”. Thinktwicebuyonce also mentioned “It improves my low quality videos” in their review.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer said in their reviews that this projector was good value for money. Expert review site Pcmag.com gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned “The Epson PowerLite W17 WXGA 3LCD Projector is a capable, low-priced data projector for schools or businesses” in their review of this projector.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was expensive. Thinktwicebuyonce scored this projector 8 stars and wrote “Thanks to my friend loaning me his Epson, I got to see how good the less expensive model was”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One owner who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “Though there are models with more features or better performa”.


Good Picture Quality

One owner said in their reviews that this projector had good colour saturation. Thinktwicebuyonce mentioned in their review of this projector on Walmart.com three years ago “The colors were bright and true” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One person considered that the product had good sound quality.

No 3D Capabilities

One person concluded that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Epson PowerLite W17 “No 3D capabilities”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner who reviewed the Epson PowerLite W17 considered that it was noisy. Pc Mag said three years ago “Reasonably loud audio” although they only rated it 1 stars.

Reasonably Loud Audio

One owner who reviewed the Epson PowerLite W17 considered that it was noisy. Pc Mag said three years ago “Reasonably loud audio” although they only rated it 1 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite W17 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including the Epson PowerLite 1222 which has better reviews.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Epson PowerLite W17 has a pretty average projector brightness (2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

If this projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to look at the Benq MX852 (£697.30) (3,000 ANSI lumens).

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Video

HD-Ready

The PowerLite W17 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson PowerLite W17 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector also do not support full HD.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite W17 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Epson PowerLite W17 is not Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite W17 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The PowerLite W17 has a quite long service life of lamp (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector. Projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector have service life of lamps of between 500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,400h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The PowerLite W17 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 200 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The bulb powers of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 240W.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the PowerLite W17 does not have a DVI port.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PowerLite W17 is £113, which is typical compared to the other 160 projectors of a similar type and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released in April 2017.


Performance

Average Noise Level

The PowerLite W17 has a relatively typical noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Epson EB-955W (£500.00) (37dB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h573020
Barcodes 00010343910003, 00103439100034, 00611104743764

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