Epson EB-Z9800W
Epson EB-Z9800W
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Epson EB-Z9800W

A fully featured 15000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Oct 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Epson EB-Z9800W Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Epson EB-Z9800W as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£5,574 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 16?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £5,574 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 1% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level

Epson EB-Z9800W In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 1,045 owner and expert reviews (including 146 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Epson also has very good ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The EB-Z9800W does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The Epson EB-Z9800W has a DVI port, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. With a bulb power of 380 Watts, the EB-Z9800W has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h. At only 2,500 hours, the EB-Z9800W has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. With a noise level of 38 decibels, the EB-Z9800W has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Epson EB-Z9800W supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

When compared to other projectors that we have assessed, the projector brightness of the EB-Z9800W of 8,300 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was October 2014 when this projector was released.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the EB-Z9800W is £5,574 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run projectors.

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Epson EB-Z9800W Review Sources

To prepare this Epson EB-Z9800W 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 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 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 v11h615040, epson ebz9800w
Barcodes 08715946541273