Optoma EH320USTi vs Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Optoma EH320USTi
Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Vastly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 3,999 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
7% bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 0.65" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (0.61"").
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 260W lamp power projector. That's 60W bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (200WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma EH320USTi is two, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one HDMI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
$586 cheaper
The Optoma EH320USTi costs $586.01 less than the Sony VPL-HW40ES.
1 Reason For
Expert reviews are hugely better
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has an average expert review score of 89% based on 21 reviews, but the Optoma EH320USTi has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Optoma EH320USTi's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Sony VPL-HW40ES's is 89% (based on 21 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
3,999 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-HW40ES is only 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 3,999 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH320USTi (1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is a 0.61"" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" smaller than the Optoma EH320USTi (0.61"").
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is a 200WW lamp power projector. That's 60W smaller than the Optoma EH320USTi (200WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi only has two HDMI ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Optoma EH320USTi only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
$586 more expensive
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is more expensive than the Optoma EH320USTi by $586.01.
Five months older
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is older than the Optoma EH320USTi by five months.

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
avforums.com: Best Buy
benchmark.pl: Very Profitable
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Expert Reviews: Recommended
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 star
lydogbillede.dk: Best in Test 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

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Date Released

21 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 77.38
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.87
Total running cost $ 80.25
Purchase price $ 1,813.98
Total cost of ownership $ 1,894.23
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.61"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.45 - 0.59 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
80 - 100 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Power
260W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
BEST
 0.25:1
Offset
118% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -71 - 71
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 21dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Grey
 Black
 Grey
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.4W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
310W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
310mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
385mm Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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