Panasonic PT-DX610 vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Panasonic PT-DX610
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Techno Outlet Site
Delivery unknown
Factory Outlet Store
In stock
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Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Slightly bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 has a lamp power of 280WW, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is only a 275WW lamp power projector (5W smaller).
Two RS-232 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 has two RS-232 ports, however the Sony VPL-FH500L only has one RS-232 port.
Cheaper by $3,050
The Panasonic PT-DX610 costs $4,949.55, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is $7,999.95.
3 Reasons For
15% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Narrower Edit
Sony VPL-FH500L is 390mmmm wide. That's 108mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (390mmmm).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-DX610 is only 6,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
108mm wider Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 is a 498mmmm wide projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 390mmmm wide projector (108mm narrower).
Not as many stockists
The Panasonic PT-DX610 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is stocked by 2 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers 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-DX610 is 16 months older than the Sony VPL-FH500L.
3 Reasons Against
2% smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a 275WW lamp power projector. That's 5W smaller than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (275WW).
One less RS-232 port Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a one RS-232 port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-DX610 only has two RS-232 ports.
$3,050 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FH500L is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-DX610 by $3,050.40.

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Date Released

49 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 169.18
Electricity cost - standby $ 45.11
Total running cost $ 214.29
Purchase price $ 4,949.55
Total cost of ownership $ 5,163.84
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Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

1.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.4 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.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,500 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.27 - 15.24 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
50 - 600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
280W
BEST
275W
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
-50 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.7 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
25.6 - 33.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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
2
BEST
1
BNC Input Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 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
1 1

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
8W 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
690W 400W
BEST
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
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
15.1kg
BEST
8kg
Height
175mm 148mm
BEST
Depth
432mm
BEST
477mm
Width
498mm 390mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
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