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Sharp XGP560WN

71

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Sharp XGP560WN

£849.00
Sharp XG-P560WN
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projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
An award winning and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
37dB 1280 X 800 1800:1 No Mar 2013
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Sharp XG-P560WN Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sharp XG-P560WN as follows:
87
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
59
Age
5 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has brilliant expert reviews with an average expert rating of 94%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Sharp projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
The XG-P560WN has running costs of £300 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
WXGA (1280 x 800) native resolution - offers compatibility with standard XGA and 720p HDTV (16:9), as well as "pixel perfect" 1280 x 800 resolution from the newest generation WXGA (16:10) pcs
Two computer/component inputs (15-pin and 5-bnc) - ensure easy installation and operation in most any facility. two computer/component inputs further permit multiple pcs or component video sources (up to 1080p hdtv) to be directly connected to the projector
LAN connectivity (rj-45) with built-in web server - enables remote monitoring, diagnostics and control over a network - including powering the projector "on and off" and switching inputs - without any special software
Extensive theft deterrent features - the projector incorporates extensive theft deterrent features including keylock function, custom start-up screen, kensington lock compatibility and optional security cable for use with ceiling mounting bracket
Accessible service menu with test patterns - built-in password protected service menu provides a wide range of test pattern signals for set-up by qualified service techs without the need for a connected source or signal generator
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sharp XG-P560WN In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this Sharp projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a rating of 94 out of 100 from projector expert review website projectorcentral.com. This puts this projector in the top 6% of all the multimedia projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The XG-P560WN is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XG-P560WN is £300.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

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

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sharp XG-P560WN of 37dB is in the loudest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XG-P560WN of only 1,800 is lower than 92% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The XG-P560WN's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XG-P560WN has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The XG-P560WN's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XG-P560WN has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The XG-P560WN's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 26% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sharp XG-P560WN does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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Sharp XGP560WN

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