Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-DX147

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-DX147

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 0.65"" matrix size projector. That's 0.02" bigger than the Sony VPL-DX147 (0.63"").
One more HDMI port Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DX147 only has one HDMI port.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a noise level in economy mode of 26dBdB. That's 9dB quieter than the Sony VPL-DX147 (35dBdB).
5% lighter Edit
Optoma HD26 is 2.5kgg heavy. That's 0.1g lighter than the Sony VPL-DX147 (2.6kgg).
$483 cheaper
The Optoma HD26 costs $297.00, whereas the Sony VPL-DX147 is $779.95.
Available from 4 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
20W bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 has a lamp power of 210WW, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190WW lamp power projector (20W smaller).
A lot bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 has a digital zoom of 4xx, however the Optoma HD26 is only a 2xx digital zoom projector (2x smaller).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony VPL-DX147 is two, but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 port.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
20W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 190WW lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Sony VPL-DX147 (210WW).
Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2xx digital zoom projector. That's 2x smaller than the Sony VPL-DX147 (4xx).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DX147 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
One month older
The Optoma HD26 is older than the Sony VPL-DX147 by one month.
6 Reasons Against
0.02" smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 has a matrix size of 0.63"", whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 0.65"" matrix size projector (0.02" bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-DX147 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports.
9dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 is a 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 26dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (9dB quieter).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 has a weight of 2.6kgg, however the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector (0.1g lighter).
More expensive by $483
The Sony VPL-DX147 is $482.95 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Less retailers
The Sony VPL-DX147 is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 5 stores. 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.

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Date Released

29 months Ago 29 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 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 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,073.4M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
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 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
190W 210W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x 4x
BEST
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
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)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
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 1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 38dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,014BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 48 - 92
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 1W
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 221W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
262W 298W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
110 - 220 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
114mm
BEST
75mm
Depth
224mm
BEST
230.5mm
Width
315mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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