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Epson PowerLite 4855WU
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 38dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens 1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Jun 2013
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The PowerLite 4855WU projector provides brilliant color and amazing image quality with 4000 lumens of color brightness and 4000 lumens of white brightness and WUXGA resolution. This powerful... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average Epson data projectors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all projectors manufactured by Epson.

Good Sound Quality

One person said that it had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Crn.com mentioned in their review “Good sound quality” .

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other projectors of this age and spec which do not support full HD, the Epson PowerLite 4855WU supports full HD.

Other data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the PT-RZ475[pl_2000881_price], or the PT-LZ370U[pl_1900094_price] both from Panasonic or the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PowerLite 4855WU, the PowerLite 4855WU has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerLite 98[pl_2397986_price], or the PowerLite 4750W[pl_1969834_price] both from Epson or the Acer H7531D[plb_1418806_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PowerLite 4855WU have projector brightnesss of between 300 ANSI lumens and 9,200 ANSI lumens. At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 4855WU has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the PowerLite 4855WU.

If you are looking for a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the EB-1930[pl_2594640_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the PowerLite 4750W[pl_1969834_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Epson or the Optoma EH501[plb_1986510_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The PowerLite 4855WU supports a maximum resolution of 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+). That's over four times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by data projectors that have been available for more than two years. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this Epson projector. In addition, this data projector support a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite 4855WU the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This data projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it did not have good picture quality. Two years ago Crn.com said “Minor issues for data image quality, including ever so slightly soft focus” in their review of this projector.

Does Not Support 3D

The PowerLite 4855WU does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the PowerLite 4855WU do support 3D.

Other projectors which also support 3D that you might want to look at include the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub[pl_2301495_price], or the PowerLite Pro G6900WU[pl_1919039_price] both from Epson or the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago, the PowerLite 4855WU does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other projectors which also support wi-Fi to this multimedia projector and we think the Epson EB-Z9900W[plb_2549632_price], the Elmo BOXi MP-350[plb_2578320_price], or the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only One BNC Input Ports

The PowerLite 4855WU is a one BNC input ports projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The PowerLite 4855WU has one of the louder noise levels (38 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age. The noise levels of comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago range from 20dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 32dB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 38dB noise level projectors currently available including the NEC NP-M352[plb_2272939_price], the Epson PowerLite 4650[plb_2223735_price], or the Hitachi CP-AW3019WNM[plb_1740829_price] which has better reviews.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The PowerLite 4855WU is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

Projectors of this spec and age have noise level (economic mode)s of between 20dB and 40dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB. The PowerLite 4855WU has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s (32 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Epson PowerLite 4855WU

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Epson projector was released over three years ago.

Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
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Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
BNC Input Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
DisplayPorts Quantity
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Noise Reduction
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Plug and Play
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(2)
28 March 2014

Supplementing its line of video projectors for the boardroom, classroom and home media room, Epson last summer unveiled its PowerLite 4000 series of industrial-grade projectors for auditoriums,... Read more…

Rated at 4 000 lumens
1 920-by 1 200 resolution
Horizontal and vertical lens shift
1.8x zoom lens
Good sound quality
Minor issues for data image quality, including ever so slightly soft focus
27 February 2014

The Epson PowerLite 4855WU 3LCD Projector is aimed squarely at applications that need high resolution with a bright-enough image for a medium- to large-size room...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Ean
Ean would recommend the Epson PowerLite 4855WU

A solid install projector, it comes with a nice cowling that goes over the back concealing the cables, connectors and keypad. Menus are a bit confusing but comprehensive. Great geometry correction... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Great picture quality
Reliable Performance

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $91.73
Electricity cost when on standby $24.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $115.73
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00010343908079, 00103439080794

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