Epson PowerLite W16SK vs Panasonic PT-EW640

Epson PowerLite W16SK
Panasonic PT-EW640

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 5,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1h longer than the Panasonic PT-EW640 (4,500hh).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has two built-in speakers, however the Panasonic PT-EW640 only has one built-in speaker.
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 has a projector brightness of 5,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (5,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 is a 335WW lamp power projector. That's 135W bigger than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (335WW).
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
12% quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 has a noise level of 35dBdB, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 39dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

3dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 is a 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (29dBdB).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
67% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-EW640 (5,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
68% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 135W smaller than the Panasonic PT-EW640 (335WW).
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EW640 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
11% louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a noise level of 39dBdB, however the Panasonic PT-EW640 is a 35dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

10% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB louder than the Panasonic PT-EW640 (29dBdB).
Over one year older
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is older than the Panasonic PT-EW640 by 16 months.
2 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 is a 4,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (4,500hh).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW640 has one built-in speaker, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has two built-in speakers.

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Date Released

48 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 139.74
Electricity cost - standby $ 55.90
Total running cost $ 195.64

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

No data
1.3T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 5,400 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
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
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
 16:10
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 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h
BEST
4,500h
Lamp Type
 E-TORL
 E-TORL
Lamp Power
200W 335W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 4,000h

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)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 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)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
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 3
BEST
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 29dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 26 - 80

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 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
289W
BEST
495W
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
Depth
243mm 445mm
Width
325mm 530mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
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