Epson EB-G6550WU
Epson EB-G6550WU
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Epson EB-G6550WU

A 4 year old 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector with adequate features but high running costs
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 39dB Mar 2013
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Epson EB-G6550WU Review

With mediocre features, we have scored the Epson EB-G6550WU as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£165 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £165 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big bulb power
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

Epson EB-G6550WU In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 1,088 owner and expert reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Epson EB-G6550WU of 380W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The EB-G6550WU has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the EB-G6550WU of only 2,500h is quite short compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The EB-G6550WU's noise level of 39dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson EB-G6550WU supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The EB-G6550WU has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the EB-G6550WU of 5,200 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The EB-G6550WU has an average running cost of £165 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h513041, epson ebg6550wu


08715946513843, 08715946526584

Hugely longer service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £55.09
5dB quieter noise level
Vastly smaller bulb power
Cheaper to run by £61.06
Longer service life of lamp
Slightly quieter noise level
Dimmer projector brightness
50% longer service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £43.73
1dB quieter noise level
47% smaller bulb power
Quieter noise level
Cheaper to run by £8.13
16% smaller bulb power