Optoma EH501 vs Viewsonic Pro9000

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Optoma EH501
Viewsonic Pro9000

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma EH501 is 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is only a 1,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma EH501 has a DVI port, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have a DVI port.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Optoma EH501 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma EH501 has an ethernet LAN, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 does not.
4% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a 27dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Viewsonic Pro9000 (28dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH501 has an RMS rated power of 30W, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 is only a 4W RMS rated power projector (26W lower).
4 Reasons For
88% longer service life of lamp Edit
Viewsonic Pro9000 is 20,000h lamp service life. That's 17,500h longer than the Optoma EH501 (20,000h).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Optoma EH501 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Lighter Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4.3kg heavy projector. That's 200g lighter than the Optoma EH501 (4.3kg).
Cheaper to run by $40.25
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is $40.25 cheaper to run than the Optoma EH501 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
17,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma EH501 has a service life of lamp of 2,500h, however the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (17,500h longer).
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Optoma EH501 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
200g heavier Edit
Optoma EH501 is 4.5kg heavy, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4.3kg heavy projector (200g lighter).
$40.25 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Optoma EH501 are $87.29 which is $40.25 more than the Viewsonic Pro9000 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
3,400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 1,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 3,400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH501 (1,600 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma EH501 has a DVI port.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Viewsonic Pro9000 is one, but the Optoma EH501 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma EH501 does.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has a noise level of 28dB, whereas the Optoma EH501 is a 27dB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4W RMS rated power projector. That's 26W lower than the Optoma EH501 (4W).
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One year older
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is older than the Optoma EH501 by one year.

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Date Released

43 months Ago 55 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 84.55
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 87.29
Purchase price $ 1,971.08
Total cost of ownership $ 2,058.37
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.30
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 47.04

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,600 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
± 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
85% 85%
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
 1.8:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 10 1.5 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
23.4 - 300 38 - 150
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
2,500h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2x
Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 1.8
 1.5 - 1.8
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.42 - 2.98 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
20.77 - 31.13 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
Vertical Lens Shift Range
115 - 134 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
27dB
BEST
28dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 22dB
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
30W
BEST
4W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 2

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
355W 186W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
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 1800 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 10 - 90
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, cUL, FDA (CDRH report), CB, FCC, TUV, GS + PAH, TUV (IEC60825-1), CE EMC report, CCC, PSB, NOM, Energy (Mexico), GOST R, C-tick

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
152mm 133mm
Depth
279mm 260mm
Width
386mm 321mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
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
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 321 x 260 x 133
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Connectivity Technology
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
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