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7

Overall Score

Epson EB-455Wi

A Venerable 2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Nov 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson EB-455Wi Review

Released 5 years ago and with mediocre features,
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Not Currently for Sale
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5 Great Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
7
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 7?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a handheld remote control
Very short service life of lamp

Epson EB-455Wi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 1,042 owner and expert reviews (including 28 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically within its 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector, the EB-455Wi does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EB-455Wi has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the EB-455Wi has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of latest comparable spec projectors range from 95 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector range from 28dB to 73dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. The Epson EB-455Wi has one of the quieter noise levels (only 35 decibels) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson EB-455Wi is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is XGA (1024x768).

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The EB-455Wi does not have a handheld remote control. Most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Epson EB-455Wi has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of new 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 200h and the longest is 30,000h. The EB-455Wi has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 2,500 hours) compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The EB-455Wi supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was November 2012 when this data projector was released.


Epson EB-455Wi Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EB-455Wi review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h440b40, epson ep48342ean, epson eb455wi
Barcodes 03979060438085, 08715946483429

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