Panasonic PT-EW540 vs Sony VPL-FH65

Panasonic PT-EW540
Sony VPL-FH65

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
25% longer lamp service life Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, however the Sony VPL-FH65 is only a 3,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
4 Reasons For
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Marginally bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has a lamp power of 370WW, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 335WW lamp power projector (35W smaller).
16% narrower Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has a width of 460mmmm, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 530mmmm wide projector (70mm wider).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-EW540 is only 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
35W smaller lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a lamp power of 335WW, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 370WW lamp power projector (35W bigger).
70mm wider Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 530mmmm wide projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 460mmmm wide projector (70mm narrower).
Not as many stockists
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is only stocked by 1 store, however the Sony VPL-FH65 is stocked by 3 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by over one year
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is 13 months older than the Sony VPL-FH65.
1 Reason Against
A lot shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, but the Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).

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Date Released

32 months Ago 18 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.76" 0.76"
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 400 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,500h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
335W 370W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.23:1
 1.39 - 2.23:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
Aperture Range
1.7 - 2.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
26.9 - 45.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
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
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 35dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
162MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 47 - 93
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 GRE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 GRE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 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
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
485W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 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
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
9.8kg 13kg
BEST
Height
177mm 169mm
BEST
Depth
385mm
BEST
515mm
Width
530mm 460mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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