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Epson EH-TW550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Epson EH-TW550. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the black level and image quality are generally positive. The size and price also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the noise.

usability, price, size, image quality, black level


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson EH-TW550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Epson EH-TW550 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the noise and design. The price and usability also get good feedback.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson EH-TW550 HD-Ready 720p Full 3D Home Cinema ProjectorEpson EH-TW550 HD-Ready 720p Full 3D Home Cinema Projector

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (

Epson EH-TW550 review


Great 2D picture quality for a 720p projector, but its 3D support just isn't good enough at this price

May, 2013

Expert review by : Hanleigh Daniels (

Epson EH-TW550 projector


Epson's EH-TW550 projector has gamers lined up in its sales scope, but does it boast enough feature bullets to appeal to this market?

Excellent picture quality; bright picture thanks to good ANSI Lumen tally; vivid colours; and offers 3D viewing experience.

Audible fan noise; and unimpressive sound output.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Nachiket Mhatre (

Epson EH-TW550 3D Projector Review - Tech2


With a price tag of Rs 62,699, the projector is less expensive than plain-vanilla 42" LED-backlit LCD TVs from brands such as Sony, LG, and Samsung...

I'll admit that the EH-TW550 may not have the brilliant colour and black-level performance of expensive DLP projectors. However, it's important to note that it's just as good, if not better, than that of 42″ flat-panel TVs costing that sort of money....

May, 2013

Expert review by : Nachiket Mhatre (

Epson EH-TW550 3D Projector Review


The average consumer behaviour, when it comes to putting gadgets to good use, is far from ideal. Having observed average buyer in electronics industry over the years, I have noticed that there's the optimum way of consuming technology, and then there's...

Another feature to note is that the projector seems to use accelerometers and/or a gyroscope to sense the orientation and adjust the keystone settings by default. However, since this adjustment is digital, this causes the image to distort and lose...

May, 2013

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Desktop / Portable
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector / Portable projector


Built-in Display: No


Colour of product:Black
Compatibility:PowerLite W16 / W16SK
Compatible products:PowerLite W16 / W16SK


Bulb power:200
Lamp Type:E-TORL
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:4000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.58 - 1.72 / 17 - 20
Focal length range (f-f):1.58 - 1.72 / 17 - 20
Throw ratio:1.3 - 1.56:1


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60

Other features

USB version:2.0

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Carrying case: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes


2D/3D frequency image:240
Noise Level:29
Noise level (economic mode):29
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic, Game

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video In:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240
Power consumption (economy mode):258
Power consumption (PowerSave):258
Power Consumption (Standby):0.47
Power consumption (typical):311
Power Source:AC


Colour light output:3000
Contrast ratio (dynamic):5000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30 / 30
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30 / 30
Matrix size:1.5
Matrix type:3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Projection distance (tele):1.1 - 10.8
Projection distance (wide):0.9 - 9
Projection Technology:3LCD
Projector brightness:3000
Projector native resolution:1280 x 720 / 720p (1280x720) / WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:838.2 - 8077.2
Supported aspect ratios:16:10 / 16:9, 16:10
White light output:3000
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.2:1


Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
Compatible products:PowerLite W16 / W16SK


3D: Yes
3D-Ready: Yes
Colour modes (2D):Cinema, Dynamic
Colour modes (3D):Cinema, Dynamic
Full HD:No / Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported 3D formats:Frame packing, Side by side, Top and bottom
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Supported video modes:720p
Video colour modes:Cinema, Dynamic / Cinema, Dynamic, Game, Living room
Video processing:17

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.7