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Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-DX147

Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-DX147

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-DX147

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D, whereas the Sony VPL-DX147 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, however the Sony VPL-DX147 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.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Sony VPL-DX147 is a 38dB noise level projector (7dB 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.

$110 cheaper
The Optoma HD26 costs $669.99, whereas the Sony VPL-DX147 is $779.95.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
20W bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-DX147 is 210W lamp power, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (20W smaller).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
5% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-DX147 is $3.02 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD26. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
20W smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Sony VPL-DX147 (210W).
One month older
The Optoma HD26 is older than the Sony VPL-DX147 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 5%
The running costs of the Optoma HD26 are $61.46 which is $3.02 more than the Sony VPL-DX147 over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 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.

19% louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-DX147 is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (38dB). 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.

More expensive by $110
The Sony VPL-DX147 is $109.96 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Less retailers
The Sony VPL-DX147 is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 3 sellers. 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.

Awards

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Date Released

34 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 58.57
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 61.46
Purchase price $ 669.99
Total cost of ownership $ 731.45
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.55
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 58.44
Purchase price $ 779.95
Total cost of ownership $ 838.39
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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 3,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.63"
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 3,200 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
41.8 - 305 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
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
2x 4x
BEST
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
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 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
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
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
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,014BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 120 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 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
Built-In Speaker
1 1

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
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable 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)
233W 221W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
262W 298W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1

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)
0 - 85 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 45 0 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
102mm 75mm
Depth
224mm 230.5mm
Width
315mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
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
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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