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Epson EB-4550

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Epson EB-4550

Epson EB-4550
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 No Jul 2013
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Epson EB-4550 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Epson EB-4550 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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 $73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
-<br> high brightness
4,500lm white and colour light output<br>-<br> high definition
XGA resolution<br>-<br> high-quality images
3LCD technology<br>-<br> rich, deep blacks
5,000:1 contrast ratio<br>-<br> split-screen
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Epson EB-4550 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the EB-4550 will cost $73 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The EB-4550 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Epson EB-4550's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 84% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson EB-4550's contrast ratio (typical) of 5,000 is pretty standard 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

The EB-4550's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. 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.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The EB-4550 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson EB-4550 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Epson EB-4550's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 59% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Display

The EB-4550 has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The EB-4550 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The EB-4550's bulb power of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 67% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The EB-4550 features noise reduction. 98% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Password Protection

The EB-4550 supports password protection, unlike 87% of data projectors which do not support password protection.

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Not HD-Ready

The EB-4550 is not HD-Ready, although it is worth keeping in mind that 80% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

product v11h545041, epson v11h545041

Barcodes:

08715946530246, 08715946530253

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