Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 vs Optoma TW610STI+

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500
Optoma TW610STI+

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, but the Optoma TW610STI+ is only a 3,000hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).
0.8g lighter Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma TW610STI+ is a 3.1kgg heavy projector (0.8g heavier).
Cheaper by $578
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is $578.04 cheaper than the Optoma TW610STI+.
8 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.
6 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ has a lamp power of 230WW, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is only a 200WW lamp power projector (30W smaller).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma TW610STI+ is three, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
20% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ is a 31dBdB noise level projector. That's 6dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 (31dBdB). 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.

One more built-in speaker Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ has two built-in speakers, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 only has one built-in speaker.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma TW610STI+ is a 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
15% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has a lamp power of 200WW, however the Optoma TW610STI+ is a 230WW lamp power projector (30W bigger).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Optoma TW610STI+ only has three USB 2.0 ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is one, but the Optoma TW610STI+ only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
6dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 6dB louder than the Optoma TW610STI+ (31dBdB). 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.

One less built-in speaker Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Optoma TW610STI+ only has two built-in speakers.
5 Reasons Against
A lot shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, whereas the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
0.8g heavier Edit
The Optoma TW610STI+ has a weight of 3.1kgg, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector (0.8g lighter).
More expensive by $578
The Optoma TW610STI+ is $578.04 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500.
Less retailers
The Optoma TW610STI+ is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500 is stocked by 9 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Optoma TW610STI+ is 14 months older than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 500.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,600 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Colour Light Output
2,600 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,600 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
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
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 2.5
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 E-TORL
 E-TORL
Lamp Power
200W 230W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.35x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 112%
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)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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
3D Format
 Frame Sequential
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

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 1W
Typical Power Consumption
283W
BEST
325W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 250W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
234W 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 Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
3.1kg
Height
787mm 114mm
Depth
229mm 243mm
Width
295mm 306mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
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