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Epson EX3240 vs Epson VS240 vs Viewsonic PJD5155

Epson EX3240 vs Epson VS240 vs Viewsonic PJD5155

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Epson EX3240
Epson VS240
Viewsonic PJD5155

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
5% bigger bulb power Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 200W lamp power projector, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 10W bigger than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (190W).
$25 cheaper
The Epson EX3240 costs $250.00, whereas the Epson VS240 is $275.00 and the Viewsonic PJD5155 is $299.99.
More popular
The Epson EX3240 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3620 by sales volume in our projectors, but the Epson VS240 ranks No. 10900 and the Viewsonic PJD5155 ranks No. 11890.
2 Reasons For
5% bigger bulb power Edit
The Epson VS240 is a 200W lamp power projector, and so does the Epson EX3240. That's 10W bigger than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (190W).
$19.35 cheaper to run
The Epson VS240 is $19.35 cheaper to run than the Epson EX3240 and $15.71 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic PJD5155 over five years. Read more
6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EX3240 (3,300 ANSI lumens) and 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson VS240 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Viewsonic PJD5155 is 10,000h lamp service life. That's 5,000h longer than the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 (10,000h).
3D Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 supports 3D, however the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 do 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.

Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a noise level of 34dB, whereas the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 are both 37dB noise level projectors (3dB louder). 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.

Available from 13 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are a lot better
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has an average user review score of 95% based on 21 reviews, whereas the Epson VS240 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
4% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EX3240 is only 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson VS240 (3,300 ANSI lumens) and 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, and so does the Epson VS240. That's 5,000h shorter than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (10,000h).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a noise level of 37dB (as does the Epson VS240), but the Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 34dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 4 shops sells the Epson EX3240, however 15 retailers sell the Epson VS240 and 17 shops sell the Viewsonic PJD5155. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
36% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Epson EX3240 are $73.15 which is $19.35 more than the Epson VS240 and $3.64 more than the Viewsonic PJD5155 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
10% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson VS240 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX3240 (3,300 ANSI lumens) and 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson VS240 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, and so does the Epson EX3240. That's 5,000h shorter than the Viewsonic PJD5155 (10,000h).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS240 has a noise level of 37dB (as does the Epson EX3240), but the Viewsonic PJD5155 is a 34dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

$25 more expensive
The Epson VS240 is more expensive than the Epson EX3240 by $25.
Not as many stockists
Only 15 sellers sells the Epson VS240, however 17 retailers sell the Viewsonic PJD5155. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Epson VS240 is older than the Epson EX3240 by 14 months.
Worse selling
The Epson VS240 ranks No. 10900 by sales volume, but the Epson EX3240 ranks No. 3620.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Epson VS240 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Viewsonic PJD5155 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 21 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a bulb power of 190W. That's 10W smaller than the Epson EX3240 and the Epson VS240 (190W).
$50 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is more expensive than the Epson EX3240 by $49.99 and more expensive than the Epson VS240 by $24.99.
Over one year older
The Viewsonic PJD5155 is older than the Epson EX3240 by 21 months and older than the Epson VS240 by seven months.
More expensive to run over five years by 29%
Over five years the Viewsonic PJD5155 costs $69.51 to run which is $15.71 more to run than the Epson VS240. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Viewsonic PJD5155 ranks No. 11890 by sales volume, whereas the Epson EX3240 ranks No. 3620 and the Epson VS240 ranks No. 10900.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

8 months Ago 22 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 73.15
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 73.15
Purchase price $ 250.00
Total cost of ownership $ 323.15
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.80
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 53.80
Purchase price $ 275.00
Total cost of ownership $ 328.80
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51
Purchase price $ 299.99
Total cost of ownership $ 369.50
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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.
0.34T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 -40 - 40
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2,560 ANSI lumens
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.44 - 10.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.88 - 0.88 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.88 - 10.44 0.88 - 10.44 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 350 Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
10,000h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W
BEST
200W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h 10,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Digital Zoom
1.35x Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.44 - 1.44 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77 - 16.77 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Fixed Focal Length
16.7 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Remote (IR) Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB 34dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
29dB
BEST
31dB
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
1 1 1

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
291W 214W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
214W
BEST
219W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC, CE,C-Tick, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S, PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC WEEE, RoHS, REACH, SVHC, ErP
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 345mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 225mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 410mm
Weight
2.4kg 2.4kg 2.1kg
BEST
Height
76mm 76.2mm 103.7mm
Depth
234mm 233.7mm 228mm
Width
297mm 297mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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