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46

Overall Score

Ricoh PJ WX6170N

£2,660.66
A 2 year old 2000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with passable features but a price that represents not very good value for money
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Sep 2015
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Ricoh PJ WX6170N Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Ricoh PJ WX6170N number 926 across all projectors.
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Poor
52
Average Features
66
1 Year Old
32
£151 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £151 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite big bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £2,237.86 at Computers Deal 7 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 61% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Ricoh PJ WX6170N In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £2,660.66 it is more expensive than 86% of projectors.

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Features

Supports Full HD

The PJ WX6170N supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The PJ WX6170N's bulb power of 330W is quite big compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses 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 PJ WX6170N of 5,500 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Ricoh PJ WX6170N has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

Across comparable types of multimedia projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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HD-Ready

The PJ WX6170N is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJ WX6170N has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Ricoh PJ WX6170N of 38dB is in the loudest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PJ WX6170N of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Ricoh projector was released in September 2015.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PJ WX6170N is in the most expensive 19% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the PJ WX6170N will cost £151 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy wx6, ricoh p174992p, ricoh wx6170n
Barcodes 04961311872037
38% brighter projector brightness
70W bigger bulb power
£87 More Expensive
£90 Cheaper
Quieter noise level
18% smaller bulb power
£94 Cheaper
Quieter noise level
9% cheaper to run
Smaller bulb power
£216 Cheaper
70W bigger bulb power
Brighter projector brightness
More expensive to run over five years by 11%
£262 Cheaper
11% bigger bulb power
Cheaper to run by £2.26
2x shorter service life of lamp
40% longer service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £28.78
£2,173 More Expensive

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