Optoma EH501 vs Optoma ZW212ST

Optoma EH501
Optoma ZW212ST

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
6% bigger uniformity Edit
The Optoma EH501 is an 85%% uniformity projector. That's 5% bigger than the Optoma ZW212ST (80%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Two more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Optoma EH501 has four USB 2.0 ports, however the Optoma ZW212ST only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma EH501 is three, but the Optoma ZW212ST only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
26% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a 27dBdB noise level projector. That's 7dB quieter than the Optoma ZW212ST (34dB). 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.

955x lighter Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a 4.5kgg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma ZW212ST is a 4.3kg heavy projector (4.3kg heavier).
2 Reasons For
Higher number of colours Edit
Optoma ZW212ST is 1,070M colour. That's 1,069M higher than the Optoma EH501 (1,070M).
19,998h longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a lamp service life of 20,000h, whereas the Optoma EH501 is only a 2,500hh lamp service life projector (19,998h shorter).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
1,069M lower number of colours Edit
The Optoma EH501 has a number of colours of 1,070MM. That's 1,069M lower than the Optoma ZW212ST (1,070M).
19,998h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH501 has a lamp service life of 2,500hh, but the Optoma ZW212ST is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (19,998h longer).
6 Reasons Against
7% smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is an 80% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the Optoma EH501 (80%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma ZW212ST is two, but the Optoma EH501 only has four USB 2.0 ports.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma EH501 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
21% louder noise level Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma EH501 (34dB). 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.

Vastly heavier Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a weight of 4.3kg, however the Optoma EH501 is a 4.5kgg heavy projector (4.3kg lighter).
Older by eight months
The Optoma ZW212ST is eight months older than the Optoma EH501.

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Date Released

41 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.96
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.84
Total running cost $ 70.80

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,500 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
± 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.65"
Uniformity
85%
BEST
80%
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1 - 10 0.4 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
23.4 - 300 44.6 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h
BEST
20,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 112%
Aperture Range
2.42 - 2.98 2.8
Focal Length Range
20.77 - 31.13 7.34
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Vertical Lens Shift Range
115 - 134 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio output
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
4
BEST
2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in
AV Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV output port

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 SD
Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
34dB
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 32dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 25 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 120
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
RMS Rated Power
30W 4W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2 2
Document Format
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
355W 275W
BEST
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
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

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 0 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 45 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
152mm 100mm
Depth
279mm 231mm
Width
386mm 321mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

F-Number / Relative Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
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