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IBM E400

IBM E400
alaScore 79

2 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of IBM E400. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the usability. The image quality also gets good feedback. There are some mixed views about the price. The noise and size get negative opinions.

image quality, usability

size, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the IBM E400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Rich Malloy (

IBM E400


The best feature of the IBM E400 is its long 3-year limited warranty.

Excellent image uniformity Full-function remote• Very good warranty

Low brightness

Mar, 2005

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IBM e400


Most sub-$1,000 projectors are positioned as crossover units aimed at the home-entertainment market. That's not true for the Lenovo/IBM E400 projector, which sells for $999 direct: This projector is all about business. It's not perfect, but it is an...

Lightweight and low-cost yet full-featured. Bright image. Designed for business use

Fairly noisy. Substantial heat and light escape from the front of the projector. Small buttons on the remote

This SVGA DLP projector costs less than $1,000, yet does the job of larger, more expensive units. Computer and video connectivity make it versatile, and image quality is generally very good.

Product Specifications

Travel light to the office, home and on the road. Boasting one of the lowest weights among entry-level projectors, the IBM E400 projector is easy to carry between home and office. Take advantage of professional presentation capabilities for the office and for business travel - as well as HDTV and DVD compatibility at home. Traveling is convenient with an included carrying case and remote control with integrated laser pointer. Leverage good image quality and professional features - in an affordable package. The E400 projector gives you affordable options for projecting a professional image. Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology helps you achieve the high-quality images and brightness that professional presentations and home users demand.

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Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SVGA
Image Brightness:1300ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1500:1
Max Image Size:10.6ft / 127in
Max Resolution:800 x 600
Max Screen Distance:33ft
Min Image Size:3.6ft / 43.3in
Min Screen Distance:5ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP projector

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):155


Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand/Canada / Mexico / United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:IBM/Lenovo ThinkVision


Bulb power:200
Lamp Type:P-VIP


Number of built-in speakers:1

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35

Other Features

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Dimensions (WxDxH):11 x 8.07 x 3.82
I/O ports:DVI-I, S-Video, Composite video, 3.5mm mini-jack
Resolution:800 x 600
Video compatibility mode:NTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i), EDTV (480p), HDTV (720p, 1080i)


Power consumption (typical):155


Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1
Projector brightness:1300
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:RGB

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