NEC M403H vs Sony VPL-FHZ57

NEC M403H
Sony VPL-FHZ57

Top Prices

Factory Outlet Store
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock
MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock
Factory Outlet Store
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The NEC M403H has two HDMI ports, however the Sony VPL-FHZ57 only has one HDMI port.
$3,581 cheaper
The NEC M403H is $3,580.95 cheaper than the Sony VPL-FHZ57.
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.
1 Reason For
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has a noise level of 28dBdB, whereas the NEC M403H is a 30dBdB noise level projector (2dB louder). 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
A bit louder noise level Edit
The NEC M403H has a noise level of 30dBdB, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 28dBdB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Three months older
The NEC M403H is older than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 by three months.
3 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has one HDMI port, however the NEC M403H only has two HDMI ports.
$3,581 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is more expensive than the NEC M403H by $3,580.95.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Sony VPL-FHZ57, but 3 sellers sell the NEC M403H. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Date Released

16 months Ago 14 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 4,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-25 - 25 -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
50kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.74 - 14.08 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
162W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
8,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 Laser diode
 Laser diode
Lamp Power
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
5,500h
BEST
20,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 2.1:1
BEST
 1.2 - 2.1:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
Aperture Range
2.4 - 3.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18 - 30.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
30dB 28dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 48 - 92

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

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
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
278W
BEST
370W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
246W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
335W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
2.9 15

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 50 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
CE; EAC; Gost-R; TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.7kg 16kg
BEST
Height
107.5mm 169mm
Depth
291.3mm 515mm
Width
367.9mm 460mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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