Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-SW630

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-SW630

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma HD26 has two HDMI ports, however the Sony VPL-SW630 only has one HDMI port.
Lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 6kgg heavy projector (3.5g heavier).
19% narrower Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a width of 315mmmm, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 372mmmm wide projector (57mm wider).
Cheaper by $756
The Optoma HD26 is $755.95 cheaper than the Sony VPL-SW630.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
3 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 8,000hh, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 6,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2h shorter).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a lamp power of 225WW, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190WW lamp power projector (35W smaller).
6W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has an RMS rated power of 16WW, whereas the Optoma HD26 is only a 10WW RMS rated power projector (6W lower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
A lot shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500hh, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is an 8,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2h longer).
19% smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190WW, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 225WW lamp power projector (35W bigger).
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an RMS rated power of 10WW, but the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
6 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-SW630 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports.
Vastly heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a weight of 6kgg, however the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector (3.5g lighter).
Wider Edit
Sony VPL-SW630 is 372mmmm wide, but the Optoma HD26 is a 315mmmm wide projector (57mm narrower).
More expensive by $756
The Sony VPL-SW630 is $755.95 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Less retailers
The Sony VPL-SW630 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 5 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by three months
The Sony VPL-SW630 is three months older than the Optoma HD26.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,100 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 5 - 5
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,100 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,073.4M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
41.8 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Power
190W 225W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.03x
Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.3 - 2.3
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7 - 3.7
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.9 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
233W
BEST
251W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
262W 329W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
110 - 220 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
6kg
Height
114mm
BEST
168mm
Depth
224mm
BEST
328mm
Width
315mm
BEST
372mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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