Epson PowerLite 955W vs Panasonic PT-TW250

Epson PowerLite 955W
Panasonic PT-TW250

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (2,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Two component video in ports Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has two component video in ports, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has one component video in port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson PowerLite 955W is three, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (10WW).
32% lighter Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kgg heavy projector. That's 0.9g lighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (3.8kgg).
14% narrower Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a width of 294mmmm. That's 41mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (335mmmm).
Available from 2 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.
4 Reasons For
14% bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a lamp power of 230WW, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is only a 200WW lamp power projector (30W smaller).
One more audio in port Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has two audio in ports, however the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one audio in port.
Marginally quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Panasonic PT-TW250 is 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
Cheaper by $150
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is $149.60 cheaper than the Epson PowerLite 955W.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
15% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 30W smaller than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (230WW).
Only one audio in port Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one audio in port, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two audio in ports.
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson PowerLite 955W is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (28dBdB).
$150 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite 955W is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-TW250 by $149.60.
Nine months older
The Epson PowerLite 955W is older than the Panasonic PT-TW250 by nine months.
7 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
One less component video in port Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has one component video in port, however the Epson PowerLite 955W only has two component video in ports.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Panasonic PT-TW250 is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has an RMS rated power of 10WW, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 16WW RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
0.9g heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 3.8kgg heavy projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kgg heavy projector (0.9g lighter).
13% wider Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a width of 335mmmm, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 294mmmm wide projector (41mm narrower).
Fewer sellers
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

38 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 73.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 16.92
Total running cost $ 90.23
Purchase price $ 886.55
Total cost of ownership $ 976.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 ±15
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 ±15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
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
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
0.84 - 8.4 1.27 - 2.54
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
29 - 280 50 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
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
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 230W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.46:1
 0.46:1
Aperture Range
1.51 - 1.99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18.2 - 29.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 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)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 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
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 28dB
BEST

Multimedia

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

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
3W
BEST
6W
Typical Power Consumption
299W
BEST
300W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
221W 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

Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg
BEST
3.8kg
Height
89mm 134.1mm
BEST
Depth
271mm
BEST
329mm
Width
294mm
BEST
335mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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