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LG BD470 Projector

5000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £96.63 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low running costs
LG projectors have good reviews
Does not support full HD

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Energy

Low Running Costs

The BD470 has an average running cost of only £97 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors of a comparable spec and age.


Reviews

LG Projectors Have Good Reviews

Data projectors produced by LG generally have good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a LG data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the BD470 in February 2013.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The LG BD470 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG BD470 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector.

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Epson PowerLite W16SK.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the LG BD470 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the EB-4850WU (£1,318.15) (4,200 ANSI lumens), the PowerLite 4750W (£1,391.88) (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the EB-4750W (£1,057.46) (4,200 ANSI lumens) all from Epson.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The LG BD470 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 34 decibels, the LG BD470 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. The quietest noise level of projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector is 29dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 37dB.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The LG BD470 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The LG BD470 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG BD470 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The LG BD470 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The LG BD470 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 230 Watts) amongst 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector is 190W and the biggest is 400W.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162879447, 08806084050649

LG BD470 Review Sources

To prepare this LG BD470 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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