Epson EH-TW550
Epson EH-TW550
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Epson EH-TW550

A cheap to run and fully featured 5000:1 1280 x 720 projector
5000:1 1280 X 720 Yes 29dB May 2013
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Epson EH-TW550 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have scored the Epson EH-TW550 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$82 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

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 $82 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite small bulb power

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Epson EH-TW550 In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,045 expert and owner reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Epson has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The EH-TW550 is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The EH-TW550 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The EH-TW550 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 200 Watts) amongst projectors of this age. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the EH-TW550 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Supports Full HD

The EH-TW550 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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1280 X 720 Resolution

The EH-TW550 has a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720. That's over four times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson EH-TW550 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the EH-TW550 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when Epson released the EH-TW550.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the EH-TW550 is $82, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h499040lu, mg850hd, eb1761w, eb1771w, EHTW550, eb1776w, ebx11h, eb425w, ebx14h, eb435w, eb915w, ebs02h
Barcodes 00715946526911, 00715946528403, 04053162645035, 05053973930879, 08715946513966, 08715946526904, 08715946526911, 08715946528403