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A phenomenally quiet and critically acclaimed 1080p data projector, with alright running costs and very good features
25dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) No 2,000 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
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With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the LG HECTO as follows:
2 Reviews
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£92 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This LG projector has running costs of £92 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The HECTO has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a handheld remote control

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Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including and this multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 85%.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 645 user and expert reviews (including 151 verified purchases) for LG multimedia projectors and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the HECTO is £92 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the HECTO in April 2013.


1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The LG HECTO has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LG HECTO of only 25dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The LG HECTO's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the LG HECTO of 20,000h is longer than 87% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG HECTO has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD

The LG HECTO supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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The LG HECTO is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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