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Epson VS240 Projector

£368.01
£299.75 £68.26 cheaper than 23 days ago
15000:1 SVGA (800x600) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2015
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The VS240 portable projector includes essential business features at a truly affordable price. Featuring a lightweight design and fast, easy setup, this reliable performer gets up and running in... More
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Epson VS240 SVGA Projector Review
Epson VS240 SVGA Projector Review Black Friday Amazon 2016 Best Seller

12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Very Low Running Costs

The VS240 is in the cheapest 4% of all 29 multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VS240 is only £69.

Epson Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 622 expert and user reviews for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Reasonably Priced

One Epson VS240 owner wrote in their reviews that this projector was cheap. Pcmag.com said in their review of the Epson VS240 on expert review site PC Mag last year “If you're on a tight budget and need a capable SVGA data projector for your business or school” and gave the Epson VS240 a rating of 70 out of 100.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The Epson VS240 offers solid data-image quality in an SVGA data projector at a bargain price” . One person who purchased it mentioned that it was good value for money. Pc Mag said in their review of this projector on PC Mag last year “Long bulb life and low cost for replacement bulbs”.

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Robust

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made.

Good Product Quality

One person said in their reviews that the Epson VS240 was good quality.

Price Drop of £68.80

In the last 21 days the price of the VS240 has dropped by £68.80.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age, the Epson VS240 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including a cheaper data projector such as the Epson VS340 (£275.95) or you might consider a better rated data projector such as the EB-X31 (£299.99), or the EX3240 (£308.23) both from Epson.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Epson VS240 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s (10,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the VS240 range from 3,500h to 10,000h.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors that were released around the same time as the VS240 is 2,500h and the longest is 7,000h. The Epson VS240 has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Light

The average weight of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VS240 is 2.7kg. With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the Epson VS240 is one of the lighter multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS240 amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the VS240 do not support 3D. The Epson VS240 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson VS240 does not support full HD. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the VS240 also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Epson VS240 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the VS240 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson VS240 is SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VS240 projector native resolutions range from nHD (640x360) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Epson VS240 has a fairly loud noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VS240. The noise levels of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the VS240 range from 29dB to 39dB.

There are a number of alternative 37dB noise level projectors currently available that you might also want to look at including the Epson VS340 (£275.95) which is cheaper; or the Epson EB-S04 (£229.99) which has better reviews.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Epson VS240

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson VS240 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the VS240.

Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the EX3240 (£308.23) (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the EB-X31 (£299.99) (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the EB-S31 (£249.99) (3,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated) all from Epson.

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Specification

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Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
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
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
DC-In Jack
Audio (L,R) in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance
AC Input Frequency
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 November 2015

The Epson VS240 offers solid data-image quality in an SVGA data projector at a bargain price...

Inexpensive
Portable
USB plug and play
Long bulb life and low cost for replacement bulbs
No optical zoom or 3D capability
Anemic audio output
Lacks carrying case

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Oldemar
Oldemar would recommend the Epson VS240 SVGA 3LCD (Verified Purchase)

I will use this in Business...

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