Epson 98H vs Epson PowerLite 955W

Epson 98H
Epson PowerLite 955W

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
One more audio in port Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Epson 98H is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one audio in port.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Epson 98H is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one HDMI port.
Hugely lower power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Epson 98H has a power consumption during PowerSave of 0.21WW, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 221WW power consumption during PowerSave projector (220.79W higher).
Slightly lighter Edit
The Epson 98H has a weight of 2.7kgg, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kgg heavy projector (0.2g heavier).
Cheaper by $325
The Epson 98H costs $324.56 less than the Epson PowerLite 955W.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
1 Reason For
1% narrower Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a width of 294mmmm. That's 1mm narrower than the Epson 98H (294mmmm).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Marginally wider Edit
Epson 98H is 295mmmm wide, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 294mmmm wide projector (1mm narrower).
7 Reasons Against
Only one audio in port Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one audio in port, however the Epson 98H only has two audio in ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one HDMI port, however the Epson 98H only has two HDMI ports.
Vastly higher power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 221WW power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 220.79W higher than the Epson 98H (221WW).
7% heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kgg heavy projector. That's 0.2g heavier than the Epson 98H (2.9kgg).
$325 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite 955W is more expensive than the Epson 98H by $324.56.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 shops sells the Epson PowerLite 955W, but 5 retailers sell the Epson 98H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Over one year older
The Epson PowerLite 955W is older than the Epson 98H by 15 months.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
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

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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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.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
0 - 2.17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
0 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.17 0.84 - 8.4
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 29 - 280
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 6,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 200W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 1.51 - 1.99
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 18.2 - 29.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
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 1
Component Video in Port
2 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
2D/3D Image Frequency
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W 16W
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
2.3W
BEST
3W
Typical Power Consumption
299W 299W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
221W 221W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.21W
BEST
221W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% 10%
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 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
86mm
BEST
89mm
Depth
244mm
BEST
271mm
Width
295mm 294mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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