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Panasonic PT-EX510 vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Panasonic PT-EX510 vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Panasonic PT-EX510
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-EX510 is 335W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-FH500L is only a 275W lamp power projector (60W smaller).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX510 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX510 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

2 Reasons For
1,700 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX510 is only a 5,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Cheaper to run by $21.37
Over five years the Sony VPL-FH500L only costs $102.28 to run however the Panasonic PT-EX510 costs $123.65 to run (21% more). Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX510 has a projector brightness of 5,300 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
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Higher running costs over five years by $21.37
The Panasonic PT-EX510 costs $123.65 to run which is $21.37 more to run than the Sony VPL-FH500L over five years. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
22% smaller bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a bulb power of 275W, however the Panasonic PT-EX510 is a 335W lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Panasonic PT-EX510 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Older by eight months
The Sony VPL-FH500L is eight months older than the Panasonic PT-EX510.

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Date Released

30 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 123.65
Electricity cost - switched on $ 100.55
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 102.28
Purchase price $ 7,999.95
Total cost of ownership $ 8,102.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,300 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 400 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
335W
BEST
275W
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.8:1
 1.7 - 2.8:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 2.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
26.9 - 45.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
1 1
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
4
BEST
1

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
35dB 35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 White
 White
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)
0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
485W 400W
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
10.6kg 8kg
BEST
Height
177mm 148mm
Depth
445mm 477mm
Width
530mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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