Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-DW122

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-DW122

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
19% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-DW122 is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-DW122 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, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 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 number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Optoma HD26 is two, but the Sony VPL-DW122 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
A lot quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 26dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (9dB louder).
Significantly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 is only a 1W RMS rated power projector (9W lower).
50g lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a weight of 2.5kg, however the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (50g heavier).
4 Reasons For
35% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-DW122 is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 3,500h longer than the Optoma HD26 (10,000h).
10% bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-DW122 is 210W lamp power. That's 20W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (210W).
$170 cheaper
The Sony VPL-DW122 costs $170.05 less than the Optoma HD26.
5% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-DW122 is $3.09 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD26 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Optoma HD26 is only 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,500h longer).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Optoma HD26 is only 190W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 210W lamp power projector (20W bigger).
More expensive by $170
The Optoma HD26 is $170.05 more expensive than the Sony VPL-DW122.
Older by one month
The Optoma HD26 is one month older than the Sony VPL-DW122.
$3.09 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Optoma HD26 are $58.23 which is $3.09 more than the Sony VPL-DW122. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
24% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a projector brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens. That's 600 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (2,600 ANSI lumens).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 does not support 3D, whereas the Optoma HD26 supports 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.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 does not support full HD, however the Optoma HD26 supports 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-DW122 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
26% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 9dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (35dB).
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 9W lower than the Optoma HD26 (1W).
Heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 50g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.5kg).

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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 $ 52.40
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 55.14
Purchase price $ 499.94
Total cost of ownership $ 555.08
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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.
0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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
2,600 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,600 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
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 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
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)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 980BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 48 - 92
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
 IND
 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
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
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
BEST
1W
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
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
233W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 288W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.5kg
Height
114mm 75mm
Depth
224mm 230.5mm
Width
315mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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