Optoma ZW212ST vs Viewsonic Pro10100

Optoma ZW212ST
Viewsonic Pro10100

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Vastly higher number of colours Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a number of colours of 1,070M, however the Viewsonic Pro10100 is only a 1,070MM colour projector (1,069M lower).
Vastly longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 20,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 19,998h longer than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (2,000hh).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 19,999h longer than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (1,500hh).
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a noise level of 34dB, whereas the Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 38dBdB 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.

4% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma ZW212ST is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (33dBdB).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro10100 only has one built-in speaker.
Narrower Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a width of 321mm. That's 132mm narrower than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (453mmmm).
Cheaper to run by $49.71
The Optoma ZW212ST is $49.71 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic Pro10100 over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 0.7"" matrix size projector. That's 0.05" bigger than the Optoma ZW212ST (0.7"").
309x lighter Edit
Viewsonic Pro10100 is 13.9kgg heavy. That's 4.3kg lighter than the Optoma ZW212ST (13.9kgg).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
8% smaller matrix size Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 0.65" matrix size projector. That's 0.05" smaller than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (0.7"").
4.3kg heavier Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 4.3kg heavy projector. That's 4.3kg heavier than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (13.9kgg).
Nine months older
The Optoma ZW212ST is older than the Viewsonic Pro10100 by nine months.
8 Reasons Against
1,069M lower number of colours Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 1,070MM colour projector, whereas the Optoma ZW212ST is a 1,070M colour projector (1,069M higher).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 2,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 19,998h shorter than the Optoma ZW212ST (2,000hh).
19,999h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 1,500hh lamp service life projector. That's 19,999h shorter than the Optoma ZW212ST (1,500hh).
Louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 has a noise level of 38dBdB, but the Optoma ZW212ST is a 34dB 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.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 has a noise level in economy mode of 33dBdB. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma ZW212ST (33dBdB).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Viewsonic Pro10100 is one, but the Optoma ZW212ST only has two built-in speakers.
30% wider Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 453mmmm wide projector. That's 132mm wider than the Optoma ZW212ST (453mmmm).
More expensive to run over five years by 70%
The running costs of the Viewsonic Pro10100 are $120.51 which is $49.71 more than the Optoma ZW212ST over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

49 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.96
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.84
Total running cost $ 70.80
Electricity cost - switched on $ 117.69
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.82
Total running cost $ 120.51

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -20 - 20
Matrix Size
0.65" 0.7"
BEST
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M
BEST
1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 4400:1
 4400:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.4 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
44.6 - 300 50 - 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
20,000h
BEST
2,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 370W
Lamp Service Life
20,000h
BEST
1,500h

Lens System

Offset
112% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
7.34 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1152 x 870
BEST
 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)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1152 x 870
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
38dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB
BEST
33dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 24 - 87
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
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Image Frequency
120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
275W
BEST
480W
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
200W 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

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 3048
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 80 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, UL/cUL, FCC, CE, TUV-GS, C-Tick, CCC, WEEE, ErP, REACH, SVHC
RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.3kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 408mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 500mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 590mm
Weight
4.3kg 13.9kg
BEST
Height
100mm
BEST
212mm
Depth
231mm
BEST
390mm
Width
321mm
BEST
453mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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