Infocus IN5312A vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Infocus IN5312A
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Infocus IN5312A supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-FH500L 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.

Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L does not.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L does not. 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.

Cheaper by $6,224
The Infocus IN5312A costs $6,223.96 less than the Sony VPL-FH500L.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
4 Reasons For
15% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Infocus IN5312A (7,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,500h longer than the Infocus IN5312A (4,000h).
Built-in display Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a built-in display, but the Infocus IN5312A does not have a built-in display.
8% lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a weight of 8kg. That's 600g lighter than the Infocus IN5312A (8kg).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
17% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a 1,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (2,500h longer).
Does not have a built-in display Edit
The Infocus IN5312A does not have a built-in display, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L has a built-in display.
600g heavier Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has a weight of 8.6kg, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is an 8kg heavy projector (600g lighter).
7 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not support 3D, whereas the Infocus IN5312A 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.

Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Infocus IN5312A only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Infocus IN5312A has an ethernet LAN.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Infocus IN5312A 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.

$6,224 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FH500L is more expensive than the Infocus IN5312A by $6,223.96.
Less retailers
Only 2 stores sells the Sony VPL-FH500L, whereas 4 sellers sell the Infocus IN5312A. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Sony VPL-FH500L is older than the Infocus IN5312A by two months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 96.91
Purchase price $ 7,999.95
Total cost of ownership $ 8,096.86
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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)
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Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
5,400 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,500h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 275W
Service Life of Lamp
1,500h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
-40 - 0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
BNC Input Ports
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB 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)
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 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400W

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
UL, c-UL, FCC, CE Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
197mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
560mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
8.6kg 8kg
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Height
338mm 148mm
Depth
175mm 477mm
Width
430mm 390mm

Packaging Content

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