Epson EX7240 vs Epson VS345 vs Optoma W316

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Epson EX7240
Epson VS345
Optoma W316

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
0.07M higher number of colours Edit
Epson EX7240 is 1.07MM colour (as does the Epson VS345), but the Optoma W316 is only a 1,073.4MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector, and so does the Epson VS345. That's 1h longer than the Optoma W316 (4,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson EX7240 is two, and so does the Epson VS345, but the Optoma W316 only has one USB 2.0 port.
17% lighter Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a weight of 2.4gg. That's 0g lighter than the Epson VS345 (2.8kgg) and 0.4g lighter than the Optoma W316 (2.8kgg).
6 Reasons For
0.07M higher number of colours Edit
Epson VS345 is 1.07MM colour (as does the Epson EX7240), but the Optoma W316 is only a 1,073.4MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector, and so does the Epson EX7240. That's 1h longer than the Optoma W316 (4,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson VS345 is two, and so does the Epson EX7240, but the Optoma W316 only has one USB 2.0 port.
$134 cheaper
The Epson VS345 costs $134.13 less than the Epson EX7240 and costs $459.14 less than the Optoma W316.
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are better
The Epson VS345 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Optoma W316 has an average rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Epson EX7240 and the Epson VS345 (210WW).
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma W316 is three, but the Epson VS345 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma W316 has a noise level of 29dBdB, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 34dBdB noise level projector (5dB louder) and the Epson VS345 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (8dB 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.

Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Optoma W316 is 194WW power consumption (in economy mode), but the Epson EX7240 is a 207WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (13W higher) and the Epson VS345 is a 214WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (20W higher).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 200WW lamp power projector, and so does the Epson VS345. That's 10W smaller than the Optoma W316 (210WW).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector (as does the Epson VS345), whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
15% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a noise level of 34dBdB, however the Epson VS345 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (3dB louder) and the Optoma W316 is a 29dBdB noise level projector (5dB 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.

Moderately higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 207WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson VS345 is a 214WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (7W higher) and the Optoma W316 is a 194WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (13W lower).
$134 more expensive
The Epson EX7240 is more expensive than the Epson VS345 by $134.13.
Less retailers
Only 2 retailers sells the Epson EX7240, whereas 8 stores sell the Epson VS345 and 4 shops sell the Optoma W316. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
5 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 200WW lamp power projector, and so does the Epson EX7240. That's 10W smaller than the Optoma W316 (210WW).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Epson VS345 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector (as does the Epson EX7240), whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
22% louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS345 has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Epson EX7240 is a 34dBdB noise level projector (3dB quieter) and the Optoma W316 is a 29dBdB noise level projector (8dB 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.

Slightly higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 214WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 207WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (7W lower) and the Optoma W316 is a 194WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (20W lower).
Six months older
The Epson VS345 is older than the Epson EX7240 by six months.
8 Reasons Against
0.07M lower number of colours Edit
The Optoma W316 has a number of colours of 1,073.4MM, however the Epson EX7240 and the Epson VS345 are both 1.07MM colour projectors (0.07M higher).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson EX7240 and the Epson VS345 (4,000hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma W316 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson VS345 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
0.4g heavier Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 2.8kgg heavy projector. That's 0.4g heavier than the Epson EX7240 (2.8kgg) and 0.4g heavier than the Epson VS345 (2.8kgg).
$459 more expensive
The Optoma W316 is more expensive than the Epson EX7240 by $325.01 and more expensive than the Epson VS345 by $459.14.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 stores sells the Optoma W316, but 8 stores sell the Epson VS345. 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 Optoma W316 is older than the Epson EX7240 by 15 months and older than the Epson VS345 by nine months.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Optoma W316 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Epson VS345 is 100% (based on 1 review).

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens 3,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 -30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 91.1kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3kHz
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M
BEST
1.07M
BEST
1,073.4M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 9 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 0.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 0.9 - 9 0.5 - 3.4
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 44.3 - 221.5
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 10,000h 7,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 200W 210W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
5,000h
BEST
4,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 112%
Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 1.58 - 1.72 2.8 - 2.8
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28 7.41 - 7.41
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
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
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 37dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
2W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
283W 291W 280W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
207W 214W 194W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 194W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4g
BEST
2.4kg 2.8kg
Height
81.28mm 76.2mm 101mm
Depth
233.7mm 233.7mm 224mm
Width
297.2mm 297mm 314mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Compatible Products
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 80
Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20000:1
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