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Sharp Notevision XR-10X/20x

alaTest has collected and analyzed 179 reviews of Sharp Notevision XR-10X/20x. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The usability and image quality also get good comments. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sharp Notevision XR-10X/20x is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 141 user reviews of Sharp Notevision XR-10X/20x from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Opinions about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The noise and price are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

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87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp Electonics XR-10S Compact Multimedia DLP Projector with 2000 ANSI LumensSharp Electonics XR-10S Compact Multimedia DLP Projector with 2000 ANSI Lumens

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Sharp Notevision XR-10X


Photograph: Rick Rizner, Chris Manners

Three monitor connections ; Produced sharp test

Heavier than most competing models

This bargain-priced projector provides good-quality text and graphics images, but it lacks extras.

Feb, 2006

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Sharp XR-20X Projector


If you're shopping for a classroom or conference room projector that can handle a room up to 40 to 60 feet (12 to 18 m) deep, we may have a candidate for you. A room this size needs a screen with a 10 to 12 foot diagonal (2.7 to 3 m) for data or...

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (

Sharp XR-10S Projector Review


Sharp XR-10S offered by Sharp Notevision Educator Series Projectors, is a sleek and compact DLP Projector. It utilizes DDR DLP Chip from Texas Instruments and DDP 2000 TrueVision Image Processing Technology from Sharp for better performance and...

This aerodynamic projector with high contrast and high brightness has a price of $849.00. Low price and good office application features, makes this projector a good choice for business or educational use.

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (

Sharp XR-20X Projector Review


The Sharp Notevision XR-20X Presentation Series DLP Projector provides superior features, along with performance and reliability. It features the DDR DMD Chip and TrueVision DDP2000 image processing technology which produces sharp, clear images. The...

Overall, the Sharp XR-20X projector is a good choice for the money (it sells at around $1400). You can find other projectors at a cheaper price that stacks up to this projector pretty well, but the fact that Sharp is a good brand with a solid warranty...

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (

Sharp XR-10X Projector Review


The Sharp XR-10X projector is an Educator Series DLP Projector with XGA Resolution. The projector offers brilliant high resolution images and its light weight makes it easy to carry (although the projector is made more for a fixed installation). The...

We found that the images from a computer input are very clean and sharp. Color accuracy and brightness is excellent, especially when still images are shown. They don't reflect much of a color shift or rainbow effect. Images from running video are also...

Sep, 2005

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Sharp Replacement Lamp


Purchased a lamp from another vendor at lot less $$$ - Bad mistake; had to ship back with of a hel all the way. Lesson learned - will purchase via PCNationagain

Fast delivery and on timeProjector Lamp new&factory sealed per spec

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

Sharp Replacement Lamp


I will buy from PC Nation again, and recommend to friends as well.

The product came to me quickly, it was exactly what I needed, and it installed easily. Who could ask for more

Cleaning the tiny bits of broken gl out from teh old bulb bursting wasn''t fun

May, 2008

Consumer review (

Sharp Replacement Lamp


I will buy this item again from you as your price & service was very good. Thank you

Very clear and bright,with a $65.00 price savings over ordering from Tshiba

Last bulb only lasted only 1500 hours even with blowing it out with compessed air ,as I have a severe dust problem in my house. I wish somebody would find a cheaper type of lamp for Dlp Projectors. It smetimes is cheaper to dump the projector annually...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (

Sharp Replacement Lamp


would buy from again.



Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

Sharp Replacement Lamp


Great if it fits your projector. Also a great price, which is well needed with how often these things burn out.

Bright, vivid colors

Burns out after 700 hours. My projector only does 720p

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications

Designed to fit all of your challenging multimedia needs, the Sharp Notevision "Educator Series" projectors provide superior features, performance and reliability. Built to handle most any business, education or cinema projection requirements, they utilize the latest Texas Instruments DDR DLP display technology in combination with Truevision technology (DDP2000) image processing.The Condenser Lens Optical System provides a remarkable 2000:1 contrast ratio, along with crisp, bright and detailed images from both computer and video sources. Powerful standard features like short-throw zoom lens, HDTV compatibility, up to 3,000-hour lamp life make these Notevision projectors perfect for every application. To enhance color accuracy, the XR Educator Series incorporates a 3X speed, 4-segment color wheel. This color wheel ensures that all projected images are uniform and void of the rainbow effect common in other projectors. XR-10X-L utilizes a reduced wattage projection lamp for lower power consumption, fan noise and operating costs.

Audio Output



Energy Star certified: Yes
Safety:UL, FCC Class B


Form Factor:Portable
Product type:Portable projector

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:300
Display Resolution:1400 x 1050 / 800 x 600

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SVGA/XGA
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens/2300ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/800 x 600
Max Screen Distance:40ft
Min Image Size:3.3ft / 40.2in/3.3ft / 40in
Min Screen Distance:4.6ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP projector

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):300 / 350


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sharp/Sharp Notevision


Bulb power:275
Service life of lamp:2000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.15 / 1.5
Focal length range (f-f):0.748 - 0.862




Number of built-in speakers:1

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Other Features

Analogue video signal:NTSC, SECAM, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Audio Input:PC/ Stereo Audio-3.5m stereo mini, "Video" Stereo Audio-1-pair RCA pin-typ
Audio Output:RGB - 15 Pin HD,VAO line-out - 3.5mm / speakers, 3.5 mm Mini Jack
Compatibility:PC, Mac, Workstation / PC,Mac,Workstation
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.4 x 11.6 x 4.72 / 12.4 x 4.29 x 11
I/O ports:- HDTV\n- VGA (d-sub) x2\n- S-video\n- 4 x RCA\n- RS232C / 2 x RGB\n1 x Video\n1 x S-video\n2 x Audio (3.5 mm)\n1 x Seral RS-232C (9-pin mini DIN) / Computer/RGB-15 Pin HD(x2)\nRS-232C Input-9 pin mini DIN / Monitor Out, Audio In: 2, RS-232
Interface:Infrared, RS232C / Infrared, RS232C (mini DIN-8 pin) / USB
Lens system:1:1.15 manual zoom/focus / DLP / Short Throw Manual Zoom & Focus
Power Requirements:100-240V AC (50/60Hz) / AC 100/240 V ( 50/60 Hz ) / AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
Power supply type:100~240V
Resolution:1400 x 1050
Video compatibility mode:480i, 480p, 540p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1035i, 1080i
Video in:VGA: 2, Composite: 1, S-Video: 1
Video/data systems:NTSC 3.58,4.43/PAL50/60,M,N/SECAM
Wireless technologies:Wired / Wireless

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Display scan frequency (horizontal):15 - 70
Horizontal scan range:15 - 70
Mean time between failures (MTBF):2000
Noise Level:33
Plug and Play: Yes
Vertical scan range:45 - 85


Power consumption (typical):300 / 350


Contrast ratio (typical):2000:1
Number of colors:16.78 million colors
Objective projection distance:55.1 - 476.4
Projection distance:55.1 - 476.4
Projection technology:DLP / LCD
Projector brightness:2000 / 2300
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600) / XGA (1024x768)

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Analog signal format system:NTSC 3.58, PAL, Secam
Full HD: Yes

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM/NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM/NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions