Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 575WI+

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Epson 1980WU
Epson BrightLink 575WI+

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
50% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a projector brightness of 4,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
2 ANSI lumens brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a brightness in economy mode of 3,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is only a 1,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 280WW lamp power projector. That's 65W bigger than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (215WW).
18% lighter Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a weight of 4.5kgg. That's 0.8g lighter than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (5.3kgg).
$373 cheaper
The Epson 1980WU costs $373 less than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+.
Available from 2 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.
6 Reasons For
2h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, however the Epson 1980WU is only a 3,000hh lamp service life projector (2h shorter).
One more audio in port Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is a three audio in port projector, whereas the Epson 1980WU only has two audio in ports.
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson 1980WU only has one USB 2.0 port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is a 35dBdB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson 1980WU (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.

15% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ has a noise level in economy mode of 28dBdB, however the Epson 1980WU is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB louder).
A bit narrower Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is a 366mmmm wide projector, whereas the Epson 1980WU is a 377mmmm wide projector (11mm wider).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
67% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 3,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h shorter than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (5,000hh).
Only two audio in ports Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Epson 1980WU is two, but the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ only has three audio in ports.
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson 1980WU is one, but the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ only has two USB 2.0 ports.
11% louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a noise level of 39dBdB, however the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ 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.

4dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 4dB louder than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (28dBdB).
Wider Edit
Epson 1980WU is 377mmmm wide. That's 11mm wider than the Epson BrightLink 575WI+ (366mmmm).
7 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is only 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson 1980WU is a 4,400 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens brighter).
2 ANSI lumens dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is a 1,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson 1980WU (1,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
65W smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ has a lamp power of 215WW, whereas the Epson 1980WU is a 280WW lamp power projector (65W bigger).
Heavier Edit
Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is 5.3kgg heavy, but the Epson 1980WU is a 4.5kgg heavy projector (0.8g lighter).
More expensive by $373
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is $373 more expensive than the Epson 1980WU.
Not as many stockists
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is only stocked by 4 sellers, however the Epson 1980WU is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by four months
The Epson BrightLink 575WI+ is four months older than the Epson 1980WU.

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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
2,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 3
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 3
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,400 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,500 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
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.348 - 0.597
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
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
280W
BEST
215W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 5,000h
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
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.35x
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
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
2 3
BEST
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

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
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
BEST
4.3W
Typical Power Consumption
409W 333W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
330W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 239W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 110 - 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 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
5.3kg
Height
125mm
BEST
155mm
Depth
292mm
BEST
376mm
Width
377mm 366mm
BEST

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
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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