Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-SW630

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-SW630

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Slightly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 is only a 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D, however the Sony VPL-SW630 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Full HD Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports full HD, but the Sony VPL-SW630 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Optoma HD26 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sony VPL-SW630 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 6kg heavy projector (3.6kg heavier).
Cheaper by $520
The Optoma HD26 is $519.96 cheaper than the Sony VPL-SW630.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $35.42
Over five years the Optoma HD26 only costs $58.23 to run however the Sony VPL-SW630 costs $93.65 to run (61% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-SW630 is 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h shorter).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-SW630 is 225W lamp power, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (35W smaller).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-SW630 is two, but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma HD26 does not have an ethernet LAN.
6W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the Optoma HD26 is only a 10W RMS rated power projector (6W lower).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
24% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,500h, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h longer).
19% smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a bulb power of 190W, however the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 225W lamp power projector (35W bigger).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Optoma HD26 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Sony VPL-SW630 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma HD26 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPL-SW630 has an ethernet LAN.
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Sony VPL-SW630 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
9 Reasons Against
100 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 does not support 3D, whereas the Optoma HD26 does. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 does not support full HD, however the Optoma HD26 does. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-SW630 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Vastly heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW630 has a weight of 6kg, however the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (3.6kg lighter).
More expensive by $520
The Sony VPL-SW630 is $519.96 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Less retailers
The Sony VPL-SW630 is only stocked by 1 shop, whereas the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 2 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by one month
The Sony VPL-SW630 is one month older than the Optoma HD26.
Higher running costs over five years by $35.42
Over five years the Sony VPL-SW630 costs $93.65 to run which is $35.42 more to run than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.49
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 58.23
Purchase price $ 669.99
Total cost of ownership $ 728.22
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 29.58
Total running cost $ 93.65
Purchase price $ 1,189.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,283.60
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.63T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,100 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 5 - 5
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
41.8 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h 8,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
190W 225W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.3 - 2.3
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7 - 3.7
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.5 - 2.67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.9 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 White
 Grey
 White
 Grey
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
5.4W
Power Consumption (typical)
233W
BEST
269W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 329W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 220 - 240
 220
 110 - 220
 220 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
6kg
Height
114mm 168mm
Depth
224mm 328mm
Width
315mm 372mm

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
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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