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Epson VS345 Projector

£395.78
£374.07 £21.71 cheaper than 39 days ago
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £93.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Soft audio in testing
Inferior technical features
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site PC Mag scored this Epson projector 80 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 887 expert and user reviews (including 53 verified purchases), Epson has good reviews for its projectors. Epson also has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Inferior Technical Features

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this projector did not have good features. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “It doesn't have the range of features and the powerful sound system of the Editors' Choice Eps” in their review of this projector.


Soft Audio in Testing

Two owners who bought this projector wrote that it did not have good sound quality. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Epson VS345 “Soft audio in testing” .

Can't Project 3D Content

One owner reckoned that the Epson VS345 did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Can't project 3D content” in their review of this projector.

Good Picture Quality

One person reckoned that this projector had good picture quality.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £21.71 (5%)

The price has dropped from £395.78 to £374.07 in the last 39 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 90% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 10% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Price Increase of 1%

The price of the VS345 increased by 1% in the last few weeks.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer considered that this projector was compact. Moxie mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Great color, brilliant projected light, easy to use menu, compact body”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The VS345 has an average 1 year running cost of £94 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 39 comparable spec data projectors that have been available for more than a year.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus.

Robust

One owner who bought it reckoned that it was well made. Pcmag.com said in their review of this projector on expert review site PC Mag “A solid selection of ports” and gave it a score of 6 stars.

Good Video- and Data-Image Quality in Our Tests

Three people wrote in their reviews that this projector was good quality. Pc Mag said in their review of this projector two years ago “Good video- and data-image quality in our tests” but despite that they gave it a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “The Epson VS345 WXGA 3LCD Projector ($459.99) is a low-price yet capable model, with good image quality for both data” in their review of this projector and scored it 7 stars. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Epson VS345 provides good data- and video-image quality for a low-priced WXGA projector” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson VS345 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson VS345 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the Epson EB-U04 (£469.99).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Epson VS345 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Epson EB-U04 (£469.99) (38dB).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Epson VS345 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Epson EB-U04 (£469.99) is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The Epson VS345 is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson VS345 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson VS345 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson VS345 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00010343922631

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