Epson Z8455WUNL
Epson Z8455WUNL
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Overall Score

Epson Z8455WUNL Highly Rated
An Award Winning 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Multimedia Projector
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 40dB Nov 2012
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Epson Z8455WUNL Review

With very good reviews, we have ranked the Epson Z8455WUNL number 484 across all projectors.
1 Review + 1 Award
Not Currently for Sale
6 Great Features
4 Years Old
£341 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has fantastic expert reviews with an average expert rating of 94%. This projector has received an industry award from
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The Z8455WUNL has running costs of £341 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 3% of all 67 latest data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Ceiling mountable
Fairly bright projector brightness
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

Epson Z8455WUNL In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award gave this projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review website scored this Epson data projector 94 out of 100. That puts this projector in the top 1% of all the new similar spec projectors.

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Good Brand

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

Easy to Use

Two Epson Z8455WUNL owners agreed that it was easy to use. Expert website wrote “Ease of use and maintenance make”.


Ceiling Mountable

The Z8455WUNL is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The Z8455WUNL has one of the louder noise levels (40 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the latest 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 26dB to 48dB.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 7,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson Z8455WUNL has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector. The projector brightnesses of 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 5,900 ANSI lumens.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson Z8455WUNL is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

This projector's resolution (WUXGA (1920x1200)) is in fact the best resolution across all similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

An XGA (1024x768) projector native resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the Epson Z8455WUNL has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of new projectors range from 2,000h to 5,000h.

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Supports Full HD

The Z8455WUNL supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector do not support full HD.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson Z8455WUNL has a handheld remote control. Most of the other new 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Z8455WUNL has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other recently released data projectors.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson Z8455WUNL does not have a DVI port. Most of the other new projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Epson released the Z8455WUNL in November 2012.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the Z8455WUNL will cost £341 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more expensive to run latest data projectors.

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Epson Z8455WUNL Review Sources

To prepare this Epson Z8455WUNL 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 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 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 v11h462820, epson z8455wunl
Barcodes 00010343888739