Epson PowerLite S27 vs Epson PowerLite W29

(4)
Epson PowerLite S27
Epson PowerLite W29

Top Prices

Overstock
Best Buy
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock
Overstock
B&H Photo
In stock
PC Rush
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
Epson PowerLite S27 is 2.5kgg heavy. That's 0.2g lighter than the Epson PowerLite W29 (2.7kgg).
$199 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite S27 costs $374.47, whereas the Epson PowerLite W29 is $572.99.
6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 0.59"" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" bigger than the Epson PowerLite S27 (0.59"").
1 ANSI lumens brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a colour light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens colour light output projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
1 ANSI lumens brighter white light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a white light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens white light output projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a brightness in economy mode of 2,100 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 1,890 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
50% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson PowerLite S27 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
8% smaller matrix size Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 0.55"" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" smaller than the Epson PowerLite W29 (0.59"").
A lot dimmer colour light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a colour light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens colour light output projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot dimmer white light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a white light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens white light output projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
Vastly dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a brightness in economy mode of 1,890 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2,100 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
Not as many stockists
Only 5 sellers sells the Epson PowerLite S27, however 6 shops sell the Epson PowerLite W29. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2 Reasons Against
8% heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2.7kgg heavy projector. That's 0.2g heavier than the Epson PowerLite S27 (2.7kgg).
$199 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite W29 is more expensive than the Epson PowerLite S27 by $198.52.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

23 months Ago 23 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.59"
BEST
Colour Light Output
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
White Light Output
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Brightness in Economy Mode
1,890 ANSI lumens 2,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
0 - 2.4 0 - 2.02
Wide Projection Distance
0 - 1.77 0 - 1.68
Projection Distance
1.77 - 2.4 1.68 - 2.02
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 350 33 - 320
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 200W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.44 - 1.44 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 960
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 960
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
2 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
2 2
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
2D/3D Image Frequency
50 - 85 50 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
5W 5W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.21W 0.21W
Typical Power Consumption
284W 284W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
208W 208W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.21W 0.21W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.7kg
Height
87mm 86mm
Depth
244mm 245mm
Width
297mm 295mm
Feedback