Epson Home Cinema 600 vs NEC NP-U321H-WK

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Epson Home Cinema 600
NEC NP-U321H-WK

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
34% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2h longer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (4,000hh).
40% longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (3,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has one USB 2.0 port.
Lighter Edit
Epson Home Cinema 600 is 2.4kgg heavy. That's 2.3g lighter than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (4.7kgg).
Narrower Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 294.64mmmm wide projector. That's 88.36mm narrower than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (383mmmm).
$2,100 cheaper
The Epson Home Cinema 600 costs $349.00, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK is $2,449.00.
Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
24% bigger lamp power Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 260WW lamp power projector. That's 60W bigger than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (260WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has two HDMI ports, however the Epson Home Cinema 600 only has one HDMI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the NEC NP-U321H-WK is two, but the Epson Home Cinema 600 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a noise level of 34dBdB, whereas the Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is an 8WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (8WW).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
30% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 60W smaller than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (260WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has two HDMI ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 has a noise level of 37dBdB, but the NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 34dBdB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is a 2WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (8WW).
Three months older
The Epson Home Cinema 600 is older than the NEC NP-U321H-WK by three months.
7 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 4,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2h shorter than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (4,000hh).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 3,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h shorter than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (3,000hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson Home Cinema 600 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
49% heavier Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 4.7kgg heavy projector. That's 2.3g heavier than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (4.7kgg).
24% wider Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a width of 383mmmm. That's 88.36mm wider than the Epson Home Cinema 600 (383mmmm).
$2,100 more expensive
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is more expensive than the Epson Home Cinema 600 by $2,100.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the NEC NP-U321H-WK, but 3 sellers sell the Epson Home Cinema 600. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -5 - 5
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
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
0 - 10.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
0 - 0.88 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.88 - 10.44 0.474 - 0.558
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 85 - 100
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
6,000h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 260W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
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
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 34dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 8W
BEST
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 3W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 323W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 272W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.18W
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 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data USA UL 60950-1 FCC Class B, C-UL CSA 60950-1 ICES-003 Class B

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
4.7kg
Height
76.2mm
BEST
85mm
Depth
228.6mm
BEST
308mm
Width
294.64mm
BEST
383mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST

Technical Details

Focus Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
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