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Infocus IN1142

£477.60
A classic and staggeringly economical to run 4000:1 280 x 800 projector
4,000 WXGA (1280x800) No 34dB May 2014
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Infocus IN1142 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Infocus IN1142 number 485 across all projectors.
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£19 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has marvellous user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this data projector to others. Sony multimedia projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Infocus projector has running costs of only £19 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The IN1142 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very dim projector brightness

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £336.99 at Ebuyer Business 5 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Infocus IN1142 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website PC Mag scored this data projector 70 out of 100.

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Infocus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 148 expert and owner reviews (including 18 verified purchases), Infocus has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Infocus data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £477.60 it is cheaper than 73% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Infocus IN1142 and the United Kingdom price of £477.60 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $487.99 (£637.95).

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Infocus IN1142 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

The best resolution amongst comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The Infocus IN1142's noise level of 34dB is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 44% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Infocus IN1142 of 4,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 31% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Infocus IN1142 of only 700 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Infocus IN1142 of 30,000h is very long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Infocus IN1142 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Infocus IN1142 has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Infocus IN1142 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Infocus IN1142 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Infocus released the IN1142 in May 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The IN1142 has an average 5 year running cost of only £19 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

infocus in1142

Barcodes:

00012302575506, 00797212980595, 07972129805954, 08718104742734

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