Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Epson 1980WU
Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 4,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 3,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ (1,900 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
One more audio in port Edit
The Epson 1980WU has two audio in ports, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only has one audio in port.
1g lighter Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 4.5kgg heavy projector, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 5.5kgg heavy projector (1g heavier).
Cheaper by $519
The Epson 1980WU is $519 cheaper than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
5 Reasons For
50% longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 3h longer than the Epson 1980WU (6,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Epson 1980WU only has one USB 2.0 port.
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has a noise level of 35dBdB, whereas the Epson 1980WU 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.

Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB quieter than the Epson 1980WU (28dBdB).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (3h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson 1980WU has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only has two USB 2.0 ports.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 39dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ (35dBdB). 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.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson 1980WU is 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB quieter).
Fewer sellers
The Epson 1980WU is only stocked by 4 retailers, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is stocked by 5 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
6 Reasons Against
34% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson 1980WU (3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
2x dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has a brightness in economy mode of 1,900 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, but the Epson 1980WU is a 3,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (2 ANSI lumens brighter).
Only one audio in port Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has one audio in port, however the Epson 1980WU only has two audio in ports.
1g heavier Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 5.5kgg heavy projector. That's 1g heavier than the Epson 1980WU (5.5kgg).
$519 more expensive
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is more expensive than the Epson 1980WU by $519.
Four months older
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is older than the Epson 1980WU by four months.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,400 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -3 - 3
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -3 - 3
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,400 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,900 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Tele Projection Distance
2.4 - 14.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
1.5 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 12 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
200W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h 4,000h
Lamp Power
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.38 - 2.28:1
BEST
 1.38 - 2.28:1
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Focal Length Range
22 - 38.4 0 - 3.71
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 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
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 28dB
BEST

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W 16W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
3.5W 0.44W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
409W 358W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
330W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 110 - 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
125mm 155mm
Depth
292mm 378mm
Width
377mm 368mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
EasyMP Monitor, EasyMP Multi PC Projection, EasyMP Network Projection Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
BEST
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