Epson 1430Wi vs Optoma EH500

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Epson 1430Wi
Optoma EH500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
7% higher number of colours Edit
Epson 1430Wi is 1.07MM colour. That's 0.07M higher than the Optoma EH500 (1,070MM).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson 1430Wi has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, whereas the Optoma EH500 is only a 3,500hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson 1430Wi is two, but the Optoma EH500 only has one USB 2.0 port.
7 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma EH500 is 4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson 1430Wi (4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
10% bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 0.65"" matrix size projector. That's 0.06" bigger than the Epson 1430Wi (0.65"").
Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a noise level of 30dBdB, but the Epson 1430Wi is a 35dBdB noise level projector (5dB 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.

Lighter Edit
Optoma EH500 is 3.7kgg heavy. That's 2g lighter than the Epson 1430Wi (3.7kgg).
41mm narrower Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 326mmmm wide projector. That's 41mm narrower than the Epson 1430Wi (326mmmm).
$1,346 cheaper
The Optoma EH500 costs $1,153.99, whereas the Epson 1430Wi is $2,499.99.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1430Wi has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Optoma EH500 is a 4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
0.06" smaller matrix size Edit
The Epson 1430Wi has a matrix size of 0.59"", whereas the Optoma EH500 is a 0.65"" matrix size projector (0.06" bigger).
15% louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1430Wi is a 35dBdB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Optoma EH500 (30dBdB). 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Epson 1430Wi has a weight of 5.7kgg, however the Optoma EH500 is a 3.7kgg heavy projector (2g lighter).
Wider Edit
Epson 1430Wi is 367mmmm wide, but the Optoma EH500 is a 326mmmm wide projector (41mm narrower).
More expensive by $1,346
The Epson 1430Wi is $1,346 more expensive than the Optoma EH500.
Less retailers
The Epson 1430Wi is only stocked by 5 retailers, whereas the Optoma EH500 is stocked by 6 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
4 Reasons Against
A bit lower number of colours Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 1,070MM colour projector, whereas the Epson 1430Wi is a 1.07MM colour projector (0.07M higher).
34% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 3,500hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Epson 1430Wi (3,500hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson 1430Wi only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Nine months older
The Optoma EH500 is older than the Epson 1430Wi by nine months.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 4,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
- 3 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
- 3 - 3 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
0.59" 0.65"
BEST
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Colour Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
1,900 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M
BEST
1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
0.6 - 0.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
0.4 - 0.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 0.6 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 100 23.6 - 300
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
245W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.59 - 1.91:1
 1.59 - 1.91:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range
1.8 - 1.8 2.5 - 2.76
Focal Length Range
3.71 - 3.71 23.5 - 28.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 Whiteboard
 Presentation
 Sports
BEST
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 Whiteboard
 Presentation
 Sports
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 30dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 50 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W 3W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Silver
 White
 Silver
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
2.4W 1W
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Typical Power Consumption
384W 320W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
288W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
0.31W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Storage Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.7kg 3.7kg
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Height
155mm 109mm
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Depth
375mm 259mm
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Width
367mm 326mm
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Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
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