Epson VS345 vs Vivitek DH913

Epson VS345
Vivitek DH913

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
40% longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the Vivitek DH913 (3,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson VS345 is two, but the Vivitek DH913 only has one USB 2.0 port.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Epson VS345 has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Vivitek DH913 is a 39dBdB 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.

28% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 8dB quieter than the Vivitek DH913 (37dBdB).
Lighter Edit
The Epson VS345 has a weight of 2.4kgg. That's 0.8g lighter than the Vivitek DH913 (3.2kgg).
$685 cheaper
The Epson VS345 costs $684.84 less than the Vivitek DH913.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4 Reasons For
A lot bigger lamp power Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has a lamp power of 280WW, whereas the Epson VS345 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (80W smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Epson VS345 only has one HDMI port.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Epson VS345 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
12mm narrower Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a 285mmmm wide projector, whereas the Epson VS345 is a 297mmmm wide projector (12mm wider).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
40% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 80W smaller than the Vivitek DH913 (280WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Epson VS345 is one, but the Vivitek DH913 only has two HDMI ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Epson VS345 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Vivitek DH913 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Wider Edit
Epson VS345 is 297mmmm wide. That's 12mm wider than the Vivitek DH913 (285mmmm).
7 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter lamp service life Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, however the Epson VS345 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (2h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson VS345 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
6% louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a 39dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Epson VS345 (39dBdB). 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.

22% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has a noise level in economy mode of 37dBdB, however the Epson VS345 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (8dB quieter).
0.8g heavier Edit
Vivitek DH913 is 3.2kgg heavy, but the Epson VS345 is a 2.4kgg heavy projector (0.8g lighter).
More expensive by $685
The Vivitek DH913 is $684.84 more expensive than the Epson VS345.
Not as many stockists
The Vivitek DH913 is only stocked by 1 retailer, however the Epson VS345 is stocked by 13 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.10
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.82
Total running cost $ 73.92
Purchase price $ 1,099.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,173.91
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 -30 -40 - 40
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
9 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
0.9 - 0.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.9 - 324.9
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 280W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 2.418 - 2.97
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 20.7 - 31.05
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M

Ports & Interfaces

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
39dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
BEST
37dB

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
291W 290W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
214W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
3.2kg
Height
76.2mm 121.8mm
BEST
Depth
233.7mm
BEST
261mm
Width
297mm 285mm
BEST
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