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Epson EB-4550

66

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Epson EB-4550

£949.00
Epson EB-4550
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level XGA data projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 No Jul 2013
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Epson EB-4550 Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the Epson EB-4550 as follows:
54
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £87 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
-<br> high brightness
4,500lm white and colour light output<br>-<br> high definition
XGA resolution<br>-<br> high-quality images
3LCD technology<br>-<br> rich, deep blacks
5,000:1 contrast ratio<br>-<br> split-screen
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson EB-4550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 2,595 expert and user reviews (including 472 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £949.00 it is in the most expensive 39% of projectors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the EB-4550 is £87, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The EB-4550 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson EB-4550's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 84% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson EB-4550's contrast ratio (typical) of 5,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The EB-4550's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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 Handheld Remote Control

The EB-4550 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EB-4550 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Epson EB-4550's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 59% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Display

The EB-4550 has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The EB-4550 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The EB-4550's bulb power of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 67% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The EB-4550 features noise reduction. 98% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Password Protection

The EB-4550 supports password protection, unlike 87% of data projectors which do not support password protection.

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Not HD-Ready

The EB-4550 is not HD-Ready, although it is worth keeping in mind that 80% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

product v11h545041, epson v11h545041

Barcodes:

08715946530246, 08715946530253

Epson EB-4550

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