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Epson PowerLite 955W

74

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Epson PowerLite 955W

Epson PowerLite 955W
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An award winning and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
37dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Jan 2015
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Epson PowerLite 955W Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 955W as follows:
93
Reviews
3 Reviews + 2 Awards
77
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%. This projector has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag and an industry award from Projectorreviews.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
The PowerLite 955W has running costs of £52 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
The ultra-bright projector for today's classroom
3x brighter colors with epson*
Key features:
Bright and colorful
WXGA
Monitor and control
Moderator function
Optional wireless connectivity
HDMI connectivity
Louder than average noise level
Smaller than average bulb power

Epson PowerLite 955W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The editor of website PC Mag thought that this data projector was staggeringly good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writer at one other expert review site concluded that this multimedia projector was very good. This was from Projectorreviews.com who gave it an "Hot Product".

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review site PC Mag.

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Epson Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

We checked 2,595 expert and owner 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 multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PowerLite 955W is £52 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite 955W in January 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson PowerLite 955W of 37dB is in the loudest 30% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PowerLite 955W of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 53% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PowerLite 955W of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Epson PowerLite 955W of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 955W has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite 955W has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PowerLite 955W of only 200W is in the smallest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 955W does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PowerLite 955W is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prv11h683020, visipax v11h683020, epson v11h683020n, epson v11h582020, epson 2th6974

Barcodes:

00010343913219, 00010343917941, 00041113751724, 00103439132196, 00779184177159, 00799198556177, 00887401054920

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