Optoma EH501 vs Viewsonic Pro9000

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Optoma EH501
Viewsonic Pro9000

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma EH501 is 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is only a 1,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (4 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma EH501 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
4% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a 27dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Viewsonic Pro9000 (28dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

5 Reasons For
Slightly higher number of colours Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has a number of colours of 1.07MM, however the Optoma EH501 is only a 1,070MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
90% longer lamp service life Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 20,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 18h longer than the Optoma EH501 (20,000hh).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has two HDMI ports, however the Optoma EH501 only has one HDMI port.
Lighter Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4.3kgg heavy projector. That's 0.2g lighter than the Optoma EH501 (4.3kgg).
$742 cheaper
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is $741.54 cheaper than the Optoma EH501.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a 1,070MM colour projector. That's 0.07M lower than the Viewsonic Pro9000 (1.07MM).
18h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH501 has a lamp service life of 2,500hh, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 20,000hh lamp service life projector (18h longer).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has two HDMI ports.
0.2g heavier Edit
Optoma EH501 is 4.5kgg heavy, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4.3kgg heavy projector (0.2g lighter).
More expensive by $742
The Optoma EH501 is $741.54 more expensive than the Viewsonic Pro9000.
5 Reasons Against
4 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 1,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 4 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH501 (1,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Viewsonic Pro9000 is one, but the Optoma EH501 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has a noise level of 28dBdB, whereas the Optoma EH501 is a 27dBdB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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One year older
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is older than the Optoma EH501 by one year.

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Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,600 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
± 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
85% 85%
Number of Colours
1,070M 1.07M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
 1.8:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 10 1.5 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
23.4 - 300 38 - 150
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2x
Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 1.8
 1.5 - 1.8
Aperture Range
2.42 - 2.98 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
20.77 - 31.13 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Vertical Lens Shift Range
115 - 134 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
28dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 22dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
30W 4W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2 2

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
355W 186W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 1800 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, cUL, FDA (CDRH report), CB, FCC, TUV, GS + PAH, TUV (IEC60825-1), CE EMC report, CCC, PSB, NOM, Energy (Mexico), GOST R, C-tick

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
152mm 133mm
Depth
279mm 260mm
Width
386mm 321mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 321 x 260 x 133
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
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