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Overall Score

LG BD430

A 5 year old 5000:1 1024 x 768 projector with alright features
5000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jan 2013
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LG BD430 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
63
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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LG BD430 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 229 owner and expert reviews (including 49 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a LG multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG BD430 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG BD430 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LG BD430 of 34dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The LG BD430 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this LG projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The LG BD430's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 24% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since January 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the BD430 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192590076, 08806084050311
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