Optoma EH415 vs Viewsonic PRO8600

Optoma EH415
Viewsonic PRO8600

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Marginally higher number of colours Edit
Optoma EH415 is 1.07MM colour, but the Viewsonic PRO8600 is only a 1,070MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
58% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 7,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 4h longer than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (3,000hh).
34% longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 3,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h longer than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (2,500hh).
Two audio in ports Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Optoma EH415 is two, but the Viewsonic PRO8600 only has one audio in port.
15% lighter Edit
The Optoma EH415 has a weight of 3.4kgg. That's 0.5g lighter than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (3.9kgg).
Narrower Edit
Optoma EH415 is 286mmmm wide. That's 47mm narrower than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (333mmmm).
$553 cheaper
The Optoma EH415 costs $553 less than the Viewsonic PRO8600.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4 Reasons For
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PRO8600 is 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma EH415 is only a 4,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
70W bigger lamp power Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a lamp power of 350WW, whereas the Optoma EH415 is only a 280WW lamp power projector (70W smaller).
10W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has an RMS rated power of 20WW, however the Optoma EH415 is only a 10WW RMS rated power projector (10W lower).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Viewsonic PRO8600 is two, but the Optoma EH415 only has one built-in speaker.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
50% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH415 has a projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 280WW lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (350WW).
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 10WW RMS rated power projector. That's 10W lower than the Viewsonic PRO8600 (20WW).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Optoma EH415 has one built-in speaker, however the Viewsonic PRO8600 only has two built-in speakers.
9 Reasons Against
8% lower number of colours Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is a 1,070MM colour projector. That's 0.07M lower than the Optoma EH415 (1,070MM).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 3,000hh, whereas the Optoma EH415 is a 7,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4h longer).
1h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a lamp service life of 2,500hh, however the Optoma EH415 is a 3,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
One less audio in port Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is a one audio in port projector, whereas the Optoma EH415 only has two audio in ports.
Heavier Edit
Viewsonic PRO8600 is 3.9kgg heavy, but the Optoma EH415 is a 3.4kgg heavy projector (0.5g lighter).
47mm wider Edit
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is a 333mmmm wide projector, whereas the Optoma EH415 is a 286mmmm wide projector (47mm narrower).
More expensive by $553
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is $553 more expensive than the Optoma EH415.
Not as many stockists
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Optoma EH415 is stocked by 13 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic PRO8600 is 16 months older than the Optoma EH415.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,200 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M
BEST
1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 10 0.9 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 30 - 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
7,000h
BEST
3,000h
Lamp Power
280W 350W
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Lamp Service Life
3,000h
BEST
2,500h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.42 - 2.97 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
20.77 - 31.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (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)
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 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (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)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 32dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 91 31 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 48 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
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Built-In Speaker
1 2
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Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
290W
BEST
408W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
250W 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1800
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, UL, cUL, FCC ICES-003), CE, UL-Argentina, NOM, GS, GOST-R, SASO, Ukraine, PSB, C-Tick, Korean-KC, CCC, CECP, WEEE

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.4kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 198mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 390mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Weight
3.4kg
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3.9kg
Height
124mm 110mm
BEST
Depth
266mm 263mm
BEST
Width
286mm
BEST
333mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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