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Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255

$9,999.00
5000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
5000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 40dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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6 Great Features
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2 Years Old
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£341 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
24
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 24?

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 £341 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 5% of all 67 latest comparable spec projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an Ethernet LAN
Fairly bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Epson Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,042 user and expert reviews for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has good ratings. We also found that Epson has good ratings specifically within its 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a very bright projector brightness (10,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. The average projector brightness of comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector is 5,900 ANSI lumens.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

When compared to other recently released multimedia projectors that we have checked, the noise level of the Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 of 40 decibels is one of the loudest. The quietest noise level of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector is 26dB and the loudest is 48dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the PowerLite Pro Z8255 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. Across all the new 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,400h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ceiling Mountable

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other new projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors, the Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when Epson released the PowerLite Pro Z8255.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PowerLite Pro Z8255 is in the most expensive 5% of all 67 latest comparable spec projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PowerLite Pro Z8255 will cost £341 over 1 year to run.

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Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 Review Sources

To prepare this Epson PowerLite Pro Z8255 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 v11h458820, epson z8255nl
Barcodes 00010343889033
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56% cheaper to run
34% longer service life of lamp
Three months older
$8,068 Cheaper
52% cheaper to run
2h longer service life of lamp
Smaller bulb power
$9,549 Cheaper
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Hugely smaller bulb power
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$195.58 cheaper to run
Longer service life of lamp
Smaller bulb power
$9,629 Cheaper
$195.58 cheaper to run
Longer service life of lamp
Smaller bulb power

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