Epson PowerLite X17
Epson PowerLite X17
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Epson PowerLite X17

A 4 year old 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with alright reviews and average features
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson PowerLite X17 Review

With average reviews and low running costs,
1 Review
Average Features
3 Years Old
£113 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £113 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Epson projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

Epson PowerLite X17 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Average

Data projector expert review site PC Mag scored this data projector 70%.

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Epson Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,088 expert and user reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has very good reviews compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite X17 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The PowerLite X17's bulb power of only 200W is in the smallest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite X17 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite X17 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Epson PowerLite X17 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Epson projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Epson PowerLite X17 of 37dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PowerLite X17 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite X17 in September 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the PowerLite X17 is £113 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00010343909991, 00103439099918

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