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Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255

65

Overall Score

Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255

Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
40dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 No Aug 2014
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Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 Review

Released 3 years ago but with good features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 as follows:
67
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,022 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
Ultra-bright performance in virtually any venue
3x brighter colors with epson
Bright and colorful
XGA
Edge blending
Split screen
DICOM
Monitor and control
Optional lens
Lens shift
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 is one of the more expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the PowerLite Pro Z8255 will cost £190 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the PowerLite Pro Z8255 in August 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The PowerLite Pro Z8255's noise level of 40dB is louder than 96% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is in the lowest 33% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the PowerLite Pro Z8255 of 10,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 99% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PowerLite Pro Z8255 of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PowerLite Pro Z8255's bulb power of 340W is bigger than 88% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson v11h458820, epson z8255nl

Barcodes:

00010343889033

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