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Pico Genie M400 Pro

82

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Pico Genie M400 Pro

£445.24
Pico Genie M400 Pro
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A sensationally economical to run and very cheap 1280 x 800 resolution 2000:1 contrast ratio projector, with great user reviews and good features
1280 X 800 2000:1 Yes 300 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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Pico Genie M400 Pro Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Pico Genie M400 Pro number 12 in battery powered projectors, number 173 in 3D projectors and number 246 across all projectors.
82
Reviews
7 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
79
Age
1 Year Old
98
Running Costs
£6 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 69%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £6 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Very long service life of lamp
The new m400 pro mini portable LED projector now includes wireless (dlna/widi) + HDMI and VGA cables, which means that you can connect android devices (wirelessly from the samsung galaxy range and various other compatible android devices), laptops and more to stream content
The inbuilt battery makes the unit extra portable, providing 300 lumens of brightness on battery power for an hour. save on expensive battery docking systems to power your portable projector
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Pico Genie M400 Pro In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

On average, M400 Pro owners rated this data projector 69 out of 100.

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Pico Genie Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Data Projectors

On average Pico Genie projectors have unexceptional ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £445.24 it is in the cheapest 21% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The M400 Pro has an average running cost of only £6 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2016.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The M400 Pro's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 85% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Pico Genie M400 Pro of only 300 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the M400 Pro of 30,000h is very long compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 96% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The M400 Pro supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Pico Genie M400 Pro has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Pico Genie M400 Pro has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Pico Genie M400 Pro is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The M400 Pro does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The M400 Pro has a card reader integrated. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Pico Genie M400 Pro supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pico genie comvnxv86r4ju9, pico genie elefb1577atm7y, pico genie 2d3d

Barcodes:

00700461069430, 00700461481652

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