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Infocus IN1146 Projector

£649.00
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB 1,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £32.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Running costs are very low
Price has increased by 22%
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
PC Mag Editor's Choice projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The author at websites PC Mag wrote that this multimedia projector was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This multimedia projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this data projector has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this projector is one of the very best projectors of a comparable age and type.

Infocus Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 146 expert and user reviews for Infocus multimedia projectors and found that on average Infocus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Infocus has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Infocus multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Infocus IN1146 has a card reader integrated. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector do not have a card reader integrated.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Infocus IN1146 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Infocus IN1146 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Infocus IN1146 is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Infocus IN1146 does not support full HD. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this multimedia projector and we think the Benq MH680 (£607.98) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The Infocus IN1146 has one of the longest service life of lamps (30,000 hours) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector the service life of lamps range from 500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,400h.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Infocus IN1146 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 1,000 ANSI lumen) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The average projector brightness of projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector is 3,400 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The IN1146 is one of the cheapest to run projectors of a similar spec and age that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the IN1146 is only £33.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Infocus IN1146 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper data projectors such as the Benq MH680 (£607.98).

There are a number of other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Benq W1300 (£773.95).

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Supports Eleven Video Formats Supported

The Infocus IN1146 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors that came out around the same time as it. This projector supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by multimedia projectors of this type and age. The video formats supported "3GP", "DAT", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG", "MPEG4", "RM", "RMVB", "TS" and "VOB" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Can Read Files from an SD Card or USB Memory Key

One owner wrote in their reviews that the Infocus IN1146 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this projector on PC Mag “Can read files from an SD card or USB memory key” yet they only gave the product a rating of 18.8 out of 100.


Features

Good Technical Features

One owner said in their reviews that this projector had good features.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com wrote in their review of this projector “Extensive connectivity options make it a snap to present from” .


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was quiet. Chris said “It is light, bright, quiet” in his review of the Infocus IN1146.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner concluded that the product was heavy and bulky. E-Photog wrote “The small size makes them extra portable compared to our old bulky ones” in their review of the Infocus IN1146 and scored it 7 stars. One person said in their reviews that this projector was lightweight. Three years ago Galileostudios wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Small, lightweight, instant on” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Design

Easy to Use

One owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Galileostudios mentioned three years ago “Menu and features were easy to navigate” in their Infocus IN1146 review. One person who bought it mentioned that it was easy to use. Galileostudios said “Really easy to use”.

Robust

One owner said in their reviews that this projector was well made. Pcmag.com said in their review of this projector on expert review site PC Mag “The InFocus LightPro IN1146 ($649) is just one more example in long list of projectors that are built around a WXGA (1,280-by-800) DLP chip paired with an LED light source”.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Infocus IN1146 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Benq MH680 (£607.98) (33dB) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00163121425227, 00172304336526, 00718117587719, 00797212969859, 07972129698594

Other Projectors to Consider

Benq W1070 vs Infocus IN1146

Benq W1070 vs Infocus IN1146
Benq W1070 Infocus IN1146
£ 499.00 £649.00
£150 Cheaper
Thirteen More Awards
80% Bigger Offset
6W Higher RMS Rated Power
One Less Built-In Speaker
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £84.29

Benq W1080 vs Infocus IN1146

Benq W1080 vs Infocus IN1146
Benq W1080 Infocus IN1146
£ 839.99 £649.00
Four More Awards
Vastly Higher RMS Rated Power
Hugely Brighter Projector Brightness
Vastly Bigger Offset
£191 More Expensive
One Less Built-In Speaker

Benq MH680 vs Infocus IN1146

Benq MH680 vs Infocus IN1146
Benq MH680 Infocus IN1146
£ 607.98 £649.00
£41 Cheaper
One More Awards
Hugely Brighter Projector Brightness
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
One Less Built-In Speaker
Seven Times Shorter Lamp Service Life
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