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NEC M403H vs Sony VPL-FHZ57

NEC M403H vs Sony VPL-FHZ57

NEC M403H
Sony VPL-FHZ57

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The NEC M403H supports 3D, however the Sony VPL-FHZ57 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC M403H has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony VPL-FHZ57 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.

$1,615 cheaper
The NEC M403H is $1,614.52 cheaper than the Sony VPL-FHZ57.
Cheaper to run by $23.71
The NEC M403H only costs $72.19 to run over five years however the Sony VPL-FHZ57 costs $95.90 to run (33% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
3% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 4,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the NEC M403H (4,100 ANSI lumens).
73% longer service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPL-FHZ57 is 20,000h lamp service life. That's 14,500h longer than the NEC M403H (20,000h).
DVI port Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has a DVI port, whereas the NEC M403H does not have a DVI port.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has a noise level of 28dB, whereas 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 retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The NEC M403H is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 (4,100 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
NEC M403H is only 5,500h lamp service life. That's 14,500h shorter than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 (20,000h).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The NEC M403H does not have a DVI port, however the Sony VPL-FHZ57 does.
A bit louder noise level Edit
The NEC M403H has a noise level of 30dB, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 28dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). 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
Only 2 retailers sells the NEC M403H, but 3 shops sell the Sony VPL-FHZ57. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Three months older
The NEC M403H is older than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 by three months.
3 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the NEC M403H does. 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.

$1,615 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is more expensive than the NEC M403H by $1,614.52.
33% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Sony VPL-FHZ57 costs $95.90 to run which is $23.71 more to run than the NEC M403H. Show assumptions.

Date Released

21 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.88
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.31
Total running cost $ 72.19
Purchase price $ 1,185.47
Total cost of ownership $ 1,257.66
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 93.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 95.90
Purchase price $ 2,799.99
Total cost of ownership $ 2,895.89
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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.
0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
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 4,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-25 - 25 -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
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
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
162W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
8,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 Laser diode
 Laser diode
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
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
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 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
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 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
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)
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
278W
BEST
370W
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
Power Consumption (network Standby)
2.9 15

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
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
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