Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 vs Sony VPL-DX122

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500
Sony VPL-DX122

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In stock
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Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has an RMS rated power of 2WW, but the Sony VPL-DX122 is only a 1WW RMS rated power projector (1W lower).
0.2g lighter Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DX122 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector (0.2g heavier).
20mm narrower Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a width of 295mmmm, however the Sony VPL-DX122 is a 315mmmm wide projector (20mm wider).
Cheaper by $360
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is $360 cheaper than the Sony VPL-DX122.
10 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
2 Reasons For
Moderately bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX122 has a lamp power of 210WW, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (10W smaller).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-DX122 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is only a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Sony VPL-DX122 is a 210WW lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, but the Sony VPL-DX122 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
Older by seven months
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is seven months older than the Sony VPL-DX122.
5 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX122 has an RMS rated power of 1WW, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2WW RMS rated power projector (1W higher).
0.2g heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DX122 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector (0.2g lighter).
20mm wider Edit
The Sony VPL-DX122 has a width of 315mmmm, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 295mmmm wide projector (20mm narrower).
More expensive by $360
The Sony VPL-DX122 is $360 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500.
Fewer sellers
The Sony VPL-DX122 is only stocked by 2 shops, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is stocked by 12 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,600 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Colour Light Output
2,600 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
2,600 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
0.58 - 6.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
0.76 - 8.89 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

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

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.35x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.44 - 1.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
16.7 - 16.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
37dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 985BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
283W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
234W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 289W
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

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.5kg
Height
787mm 75mm
BEST
Depth
229mm
BEST
230.5mm
Width
295mm
BEST
315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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