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A critically acclaimed 1920 x 1080 projector with alright features and a massive 25dB noise level
1080p (1920x1080) No 25dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
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With very good reviews but average features,
2 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£129 Over 1 Year
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Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This LG projector has running costs of £129 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
The HECTO has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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LG HECTO In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on two expert reviews from sites including and the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 85%. This means that experts think this projector is one of the better projectors.

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LG Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the LG HECTO of 20,000h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The LG HECTO supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the LG HECTO of only 25dB is in the quietest 3% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the LG HECTO of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The LG HECTO has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This LG data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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The LG HECTO is HD-Ready. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since April 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The HECTO has an average 1 year running cost of £129 based on satisfactory energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 8806084212177, lg p172927p
Barcodes 08806084212177