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Overall Score

Epson Z8455WUNL

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
An award winning 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with fine features but high running costs
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 40dB Nov 2012
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Epson Z8455WUNL Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Epson Z8455WUNL as follows for Summary.
77
1 Review + 1 Award
46
Average Features
26
4 Years Old
18
£341 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has outstanding expert reviews with an average expert rating of 94%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
The Z8455WUNL has running costs of £341 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Fairly big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level

Epson Z8455WUNL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this Epson multimedia projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 94 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the top 6%.

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Epson Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was easy to use.


Features

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Z8455WUNL of only 2,500h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Epson Z8455WUNL's noise level of 40dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 5% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Z8455WUNL supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Z8455WUNL of 340W is in the biggest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Z8455WUNL has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all 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

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Z8455WUNL of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the Z8455WUNL in November 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the Z8455WUNL will cost £341 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h462820, epson z8455wunl
Barcodes 00010343888739
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Significantly longer service life of lamp
18% quieter noise level
Vastly dimmer projector brightness
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9% quieter noise level
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A little quieter noise level
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60W bigger bulb power
Marginally quieter noise level
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75% dimmer projector brightness

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