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Sharp PG-LX3500

64

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Sharp PG-LX3500

Sharp PG-LX3500
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs
39dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jan 2013
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Sharp PG-LX3500 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have scored the Sharp PG-LX3500 as follows:
74
Reviews
1 Review
69
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Sharp projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Sharp PG-LX3500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review website IT Reviews.com scored this projector 60%. It seems that projector experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PG-LX3500 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sharp released the PG-LX3500 in January 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PG-LX3500 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PG-LX3500 of 39dB is in the loudest 12% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PG-LX3500's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 90% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PG-LX3500 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 41% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sharp PG-LX3500 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sharp PG-LX3500 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sharp PG-LX3500's bulb power of 250W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The PG-LX3500 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sharp PG-LX3500 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sharp pglx3500

Barcodes:

00074000374300

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