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LG BD430 Projector

5000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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This LG projector will fit all of your business needs. With an up to 300" class screen you can present to large groups with ease. Plus with an HDMI in, it's easy to hook up all your digital... More
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LG Electronics BD430  XGA Resolution 2700 Lumens Video Projector Quick Review
LG BD430 LCD-Projektor (XGA Kontrast 5000:1 1024 x 768 Pixel 2700 ANSI Lumen)  Test

10 Reasons For

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the BD430 is only £97, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 54 projectors of a similar type and age.

LG Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Projectors manufactured by LG are some of the better projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG BD430 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the BD430.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Ricoh PJ WX4141N[plb_2502936_price], or the Epson PowerLite W16[plb_2384315_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The LG BD430 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). In addition, this projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 1360 x 768 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Projectors that have been available for around the same time as the BD430 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The LG BD430 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 34 decibels) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Data projectors of this spec and age have noise levels of between 29dB and 48dB.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the BD430 only have one number of built-in speakers, however the LG BD430 has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the BD430 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the LG BD430 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the BD430 is 3,300h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 5,000h. The LG BD430 has a fairly long service life of lamp (4,000 hours) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the LG BD430 is one of the lighter data projectors of this spec and age amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The average weight of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BD430 is 8.1kg, and the weights range from 2.6kg to 27kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of this age and type, the LG BD430 does not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the Hitachi CP-AX2503[plb_2298359_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the BD430, the LG BD430 does not support 3D.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support 3D including the Epson Z8455WUNL[plb_1838281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG BD430 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of this age and type also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years the projector brightnesss range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,900 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the LG BD430 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the data projectors that are a comparable age to the BD430 the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 9.3W. At only 6 Watts, the LG BD430 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD430.

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Very Small Uniformity

The average uniformity of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years is 87%, and the uniformitys range from 80% to 95%. With a uniformity of only 80 percent, the LG BD430 has one of the smaller uniformitys amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the BD430 is 190W and the biggest is 2,800W. At only 230 Watts, the LG BD430 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the BD430.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the BD430 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG BD430 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The LG BD430 has a fairly small matrix size (only 0.63 inches) compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the BD430. Across all the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the BD430 the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.79", and the average matrix size is 0.71".

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG BD430

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when LG released the BD430.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The LG BD430 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.63
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0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192590076, 08806084050311

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