LG PW1000G
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LG PW1000G

A massive and breathtakingly economical to run 100000:1 280 x 800 data projector
100,000 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 25dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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LG PW1000G Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the LG PW1000G as follows for Summary.
3 Reviews
Good Features
17 Months Old
£20 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £20 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report noise level, it is easy to use and good sound quality. However they also report poor product quality and poor 3D picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Quite quiet noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very dim projector brightness

LG PW1000G In-Depth Analysis


Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Two LG PW1000G owners who purchased this projector thought it was not good quality. Jarno said “Bad resolution issues wont occur ! 3d Quality ist watchable on the PH550g”. Jarno also mentioned “Most downside in my case was the bad 3D quality with SKY 3D Side by Side Movies” in their review.

Users Report Poor 3D Picture Quality

Four customers concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. In April last year Jarno said in their review of this projector “Al lot of Tearing (Horizontal Line Running from Top to Bottom, every few seconds) In one Case (RIP Department) there was such a very bad 3D Resolution”.

Very Good Brand

We checked 231 expert and owner reviews (including 49 verified purchases) for LG projectors and found that on average LG has very good ratings. 97% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers said in their reviews that this projector was quiet. Jarno said on Amazon “The PH550g is more silent, ok the PW1500g is of course brighter”. Jarno also wrote “Its relative big for an minibeam, its relative silent” in their review.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the LG PW1000G was easy to setup. Gergely Molnar gave the product a score of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of the LG PW1000G in April last year “The projector has great picture and easy to setup”.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

One customer thought it had good sound quality. Gergely Molnar scored it 6 stars and said on Amazon in April last year “The bluetooth sound out is a plus”.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PW1000G has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution across similar types of projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the LG PW1000G of only 25dB is in the quietest 3% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG PW1000G of 100,000 is in the highest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PW1000G of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia 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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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PW1000G's service life of lamp of 30,000h is in the longest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PW1000G has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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The PW1000G is HD-Ready. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Features Noise Reduction

The PW1000G features noise reduction, unlike 97% of multimedia projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PW1000G does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The LG PW1000G does not have a 3D glasses included, although keep in mind that 97% of multimedia projectors also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Released 17 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2016.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PW1000G is only £20 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 1,849 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 1280x800, lg electronics pw1000g, code pw1000gaeu, code 1280x800, lg pw1000g


04058154062463, 08806087635690, 08806087635737

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