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Epson PowerLite 955W
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Epson PowerLite 955W Projector

PC Mag Editor's Choice
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Nov 2013
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The PowerLite 955W provides excellent options for today's classroom with flexible installation features and great networking connectivity. Offering 3x Brighter Colors* than competitive models,... More
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12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who said that this Epson projector was superb.

Good Expert Reviews

This Epson data projector received a score of 80% from projector expert review website PC Mag.

Good Brand

On average Epson 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all data projectors built by Epson.

Good Product Quality

A few Epson PowerLite 955W owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. Pc Mag gave this projector a rating of 4 stars and wrote on PC Mag “Excellent quality for data images” in their review of the Epson PowerLite 955W. Pcmag.com said last year “The Epson PowerLite 955WH WXGA 3LCD Projector delivers high quality for data images, with enough brightness for a small to midsize conference room or classroom” .

Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age, the PowerLite 955W has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Epson EB-X27[plb_2896435_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the PowerLite 955W is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 1280 x 960, 1366 x 768, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite 955W only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the PowerLite 955W has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000 hours, the Epson PowerLite 955W has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago. The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago is 3,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 7,900h.

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Two Component Video in Ports

The Epson PowerLite 955W is a two component video in port data projector.

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Two HDMI Ports

The PowerLite 955W is a two HDMI port projector.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Narrow

The widths of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite 955W range from 100mm to 680mm. At only 294.6 millimeters, the Epson PowerLite 955W is quite narrow compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 955W.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W support 3D image projection, however the PowerLite 955W does not support 3D image projection.

We compared all the other projectors which also support 3D image projection to this data projector and we think the Acer K137[plb_2190933_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W support Full HD projection, however the PowerLite 955W does not support Full HD projection.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the Acer K137[plb_2190933_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerLite 955W does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Small Lamp Power

With a lamp power of only 200 Watts, the PowerLite 955W has one of the smaller lamp power amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite 955W the lamp power range from 170W to 420W, and the average lamp power is 250W.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 955W have between one and two audio in ports, including the PowerLite 955W which has one audio in port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite 955W

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Epson released the PowerLite 955W.

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the PowerLite 955W has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the PowerLite X27[pl_2896329_price] (37dB), or the EB-X27[pl_2896435_price] (37dB) both from Epson.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite 955W has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PowerLite 955W.

Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth looking at include the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Serial Interface Type
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
27 July 2015

The Epson PowerLite 955WH WXGA 3LCD Projector delivers high quality for data images, with enough brightness for a small to midsize conference room or classroom...

PC Mag

Suitably bright for a small to midsize room
Native WXGA 1 280-by 800) resolution
1.6X zoom
Near-excellent quality for data images
Better-than-typical video for a data projector
No 3D support

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $73.74
Electricity cost when on standby $17.02
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.76
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v11h683020, epson v11h582020, epson v11h683020, visipax v11h683020, visipax prv11h683020, epson america v11h683020
Barcodes 00010343878310, 00010343913219, 00010343917941, 00041113751724, 00103439132196, 00779184177159, 00799198556177

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