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Epson PowerLite 955W Projector

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10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2015
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The PowerLite 955W provides excellent options for today's classroom with flexible installation features and great networking connectivity. Offering 3x Brighter Colors* than competitive models,... More
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9 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Epson data projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag who concluded that this Epson projector was brilliant.

Good Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 614 expert and owner reviews for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Epson has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Good Product Quality

Some Epson PowerLite 955W reviewers who purchased the Epson PowerLite 955W concluded that it was good quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Excellent quality for data images”. Pcmag.com wrote “The Epson PowerLite 955WH WXGA 3LCD Projector delivers high quality for data images, with enough brightness for a small to midsize conference room or classroom” in their review of the Epson PowerLite 955W.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite 955W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the PowerLite 955W.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper data projectors such as the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Epson PowerLite 955W is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector). In addition, this projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1280 x 960, 1366 x 768, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all multimedia projectors of this age and type the best resolution is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The PowerLite 955W is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite 955W have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the PowerLite 955W which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago, the Epson PowerLite 955W does not support 3D.

It is worth also looking at other multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite 955W does not support full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PowerLite 955W does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the PowerLite 955W also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W is 3,600 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesss range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens. At only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 955W has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PowerLite 955W.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors of this spec and age is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 27dB to 47dB. At 37 decibels, the Epson PowerLite 955W has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of similar spec projectors that were released more than a year ago is 170W and the biggest is 420W. At only 200 Watts, the PowerLite 955W has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerLite 955W.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Epson PowerLite 955W is a one HDMI ports quantity data projector. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite 955W

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Epson released the PowerLite 955W.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Epson PowerLite 955W has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Serial Interface Type
PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
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
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
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
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
27 July 2015

The Epson PowerLite 955WH WXGA 3LCD Projector delivers high quality for data images, with enough brightness for a small to midsize conference room or classroom...

PC Mag

Suitably bright for a small to midsize room
Native WXGA 1 280-by 800) resolution
1.6X zoom
Near-excellent quality for data images
Better-than-typical video for a data projector
No 3D support

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 14 October 2014 by Anonymous

The reviews are helpful, but it's still a guessing game. You can spend four times as much -- or a fourth as much -- without really knowing if the equipment is right for you. We'll be tightening... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.39
Electricity cost when on standby $16.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $89.10
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h582020
Barcodes 00010343913219, 00010343917941, 00041113751724, 00103439132196

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