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Epson PowerLite 4855WU

70

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Epson PowerLite 4855WU

Epson PowerLite 4855WU
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A classic and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with average running costs
38dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 5000:1 No Jun 2013
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 4855WU as follows:
88
Reviews
3 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
4 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The PowerLite 4855WU has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
The ultimate projection solution for any meeting space
3x brighter colors with epson

Epson PowerLite 4855WU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This Epson data projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

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Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PowerLite 4855WU is in the most expensive 15% of all 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PowerLite 4855WU is £120.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in June 2013.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Epson PowerLite 4855WU has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PowerLite 4855WU of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Epson PowerLite 4855WU of 5,000 is fairly average 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

Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PowerLite 4855WU of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 31% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite 4855WU of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 41% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson PowerLite 4855WU has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 4855WU has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PowerLite 4855WU of 260W is in the biggest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The PowerLite 4855WU features noise reduction. 98% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The PowerLite 4855WU supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

go enterprise v11h543120, visipax prv11h543120, generic v11h543120, visipax v11h543120, epson v11h543120, epson v11h544020

Barcodes:

00000011154334, 00010343908079, 00014445367451, 00021111214148, 00103439080794, 00779184176497

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