Epson PowerLite W16SK vs Panasonic PT-EX800

Epson PowerLite W16SK
Panasonic PT-EX800

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
20% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 5,000hh, however the Panasonic PT-EX800 is only a 4,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h shorter).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, but the Panasonic PT-EX800 is only a 3,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX800 only has one built-in speaker.
Vastly narrower Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a width of 325mmmm, however the Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 530mmmm wide projector (205mm wider).
Cheaper by $1,214
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is $1,213.84 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-EX800.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
4 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 has a projector brightness of 7,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (4 ANSI lumens dimmer).
200W bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 has a lamp power of 400WW, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK is only a 200WW lamp power projector (200W smaller).
Two RS-232 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 is a two RS-232 port projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has one RS-232 port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (37dBdB). 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.

3dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 7,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (4 ANSI lumens brighter).
Vastly smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 400WW lamp power projector (200W bigger).
Only one RS-232 port Edit
The number of RS-232 ports on the Epson PowerLite W16SK is one, but the Panasonic PT-EX800 only has two RS-232 ports.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 39dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Panasonic PT-EX800 (37dBdB). 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.

3dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson PowerLite W16SK is 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Panasonic PT-EX800 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
Older by eleven months
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is eleven months older than the Panasonic PT-EX800.
6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,500hh, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 5,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h longer).
1h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX800 has one built-in speaker, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has two built-in speakers.
A lot wider Edit
Panasonic PT-EX800 is 530mmmm wide, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 325mmmm wide projector (205mm narrower).
More expensive by $1,214
The Panasonic PT-EX800 is $1,213.84 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite W16SK.
Less retailers
The Panasonic PT-EX800 is only stocked by 1 shop, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 7,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.79"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
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
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
2.03 - 3.81 1.02 - 10.16
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 40 - 400
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
5,000h
BEST
4,500h
Lamp Type
 E-TORL
 E-TORL
Lamp Power
200W 400W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.8:1
 1.7 - 2.8:1
Digital Zoom
1.2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 1.7 - 2.3
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.3 26.9 - 45.4
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 832 x 624
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 832 x 624
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
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
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 2
BEST
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 37dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 29dB
BEST
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 12MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 91
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
3.2W 10W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
289W
BEST
575W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
237W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
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 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.9kg 10.6kg
BEST
Height
78mm 177mm
BEST
Depth
243mm
BEST
445mm
Width
325mm
BEST
530mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
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