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Optoma S310e vs Viewsonic PJD5255L

Optoma S310e vs Viewsonic PJD5255L

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Optoma S310e
Viewsonic PJD5255L

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma S310e has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 500h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5255L (4,500h).
3D Edit
The Optoma S310e supports 3D, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255L 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.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma S310e has a noise level of 29dB, but the Viewsonic PJD5255L is a 32dB noise level projector (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.

$9.56 cheaper to run
The Optoma S310e only costs $59.95 to run over five years whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255L costs $69.51 to run (16% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
Slightly brighter projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD5255L is 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma S310e is only a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Slightly bigger bulb power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L is a 200W lamp power projector, whereas the Optoma S310e is only a 190W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L has a built-in speaker(s), however the Optoma S310e 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.

Much better user reviews
Based on 31 user reviews, the average review score of the Viewsonic PJD5255L is 97%, but the average rating of the Optoma S310e is 87% (based on 101 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma S310e is only 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5255L (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma S310e is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Viewsonic PJD5255L (200W).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Optoma S310e does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Viewsonic PJD5255L 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.

A lot Lower user review Score
The Optoma S310e has an average user rating of 87%, but the Viewsonic PJD5255L has an average user rating of 97% (based on 31 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
12% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L has a service life of lamp of 4,500h, however the Optoma S310e is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
10% louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Optoma S310e (32dB). 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.

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Older by one month
The Viewsonic PJD5255L is one month older than the Optoma S310e.
$9.56 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic PJD5255L are $69.51 which is $9.56 more than the Optoma S310e. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 57.06
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 59.95
Purchase price $ 718.00
Total cost of ownership $ 777.95
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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)
 22000:1
 22000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 ± 40
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.55"
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 1.2 - 11
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
27.4 - 300 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
190W 200W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.41 - 2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.85 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 bit
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
 3D-ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL 60
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
32dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop 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)
227W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 1800
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 0 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 165mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 465mm
Weight
2.4kg
BEST
5.3kg
Height
102mm 231mm
Depth
224mm 109mm
Width
315mm 362mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
20000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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