Epson PowerLite S27 vs Epson PowerLite W29

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Epson PowerLite S27
Epson PowerLite W29

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
Epson PowerLite S27 is 2.5kg heavy. That's 200g lighter than the Epson PowerLite W29 (2.7kg).
$176 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite S27 costs $374.47, whereas the Epson PowerLite W29 is $550.00.
Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are better
Based on 1 user review, the Epson PowerLite S27 has an average review score of 100%, but the Epson PowerLite W29 has an average rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite S27 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 0.59" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" bigger than the Epson PowerLite S27 (0.59").
300 ANSI lumens brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a colour light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
300 ANSI lumens brighter white light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 has a white light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens white light output projector (300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Marginally brighter projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
Epson PowerLite W29 is 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode, but the Epson PowerLite S27 is only a 1,890 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (210 ANSI lumens dimmer).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson PowerLite S27 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite W29 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
8% smaller matrix size Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 is a 0.55" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" smaller than the Epson PowerLite W29 (0.59").
300 ANSI lumens dimmer colour light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a colour light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (300 ANSI lumens brighter).
12% dimmer white light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a white light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens white light output projector (300 ANSI lumens brighter).
12% dimmer projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite S27 has a projector brightness (economic mode) of 1,890 ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (210 ANSI lumens brighter).
4 Reasons Against
8% heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite W29 is a 2.7kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Epson PowerLite S27 (2.7kg).
$176 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite W29 is more expensive than the Epson PowerLite S27 by $175.53.
Fewer sellers
Only 12 retailers sells the Epson PowerLite W29, but 14 retailers sell the Epson PowerLite S27. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Epson PowerLite W29 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Epson PowerLite S27 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.64
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.15
Total running cost $ 68.79
Purchase price $ 374.47
Total cost of ownership $ 443.26
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.64
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.15
Total running cost $ 68.79
Purchase price $ 550.00
Total cost of ownership $ 618.79
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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.
0.46T
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

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.59"
BEST
Colour Light Output
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
White Light Output
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
1,890 ANSI lumens 2,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Projection Distance (tele)
0 - 2.4 0 - 2.02
Projection Distance (wide)
0 - 1.77 0 - 1.68
Projection Distance
1.77 - 2.4 1.68 - 2.02
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 350 33 - 320
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 200W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.44 - 1.44 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 960
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 960
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 2
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
2D/3D Frequency Image
50 - 85 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W 5W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.21W 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical)
284W 284W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
208W 208W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.21W 0.21W
Voltage Tolerance
10% 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.7kg
Height
87mm 86mm
Depth
244mm 245mm
Width
297mm 295mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
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