NEC M403H vs Sony VPL-FHZ65

NEC M403H
Sony VPL-FHZ65

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
3D Edit
The NEC M403H supports 3D, however the Sony VPL-FHZ65 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The NEC M403H has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sony VPL-FHZ65 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the NEC M403H is two, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC M403H has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 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.

Significantly lighter Edit
The NEC M403H is a 3.7kg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 16kg heavy projector (12.3kg heavier).
Cheaper by $8,250
The NEC M403H is $8,250 cheaper than the Sony VPL-FHZ65.
Cheaper to run by $55.57
Over five years the NEC M403H is $55.57 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-FHZ65. Read more
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the NEC M403H (6,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 14,500h longer than the NEC M403H (20,000h).
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 has a noise level of 28dB, however the NEC M403H is a 30dB noise level projector (2dB 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 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The NEC M403H is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
Three times shorter service life of lamp Edit
NEC M403H is only 5,500h lamp service life, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (14,500h longer).
Louder noise level Edit
The NEC M403H is a 30dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Sony VPL-FHZ65 (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.

Fewer sellers
The NEC M403H is only stocked by 2 sellers, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
8 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 does not support 3D, whereas the NEC M403H 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is one, but the NEC M403H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the NEC M403H only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the NEC M403H 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.

77% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 has a weight of 16kg. That's 12.3kg heavier than the NEC M403H (16kg).
$8,250 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is more expensive than the NEC M403H by $8,250.
Three months older
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is older than the NEC M403H by three months.
More expensive to run over five years by 81%
Over five years the Sony VPL-FHZ65 costs $123.97 to run which is $55.57 more to run than the NEC M403H. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

18 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.19
Total running cost $ 68.40
Purchase price $ 899.99
Total cost of ownership $ 968.39
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.23
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 123.97
Purchase price $ 9,149.99
Total cost of ownership $ 9,273.96
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Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.83T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-25 - 25 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
50kHz 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
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.74 - 14.08 Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
162W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
8,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
5,500h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 2.1:1
BEST
 1.2 - 2.1:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 3.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 30.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
BNC Input Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
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 Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
30dB 28dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 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)
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
278W
BEST
509W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
246W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
335W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 50 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
CE; EAC; Gost-R; TÜV GS Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.7kg
BEST
16kg
Height
107.5mm 169mm
Depth
291.3mm 515mm
Width
367.9mm 460mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

RS-232C
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RS-232C
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