Epson BrightLink 595WI+ vs NEC NP-U321H-WK

Epson BrightLink 595WI+
NEC NP-U321H-WK

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
A little brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, however the NEC NP-U321H-WK is only a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is a 6,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h shorter).
Two more audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is three, but the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has one audio (L,R) in.
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is two, but the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Marginally quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK is only an 8W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
Cheaper by $589
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ costs $589.01 less than the NEC NP-U321H-WK.
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.
6% cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ only costs $87.67 to run but the NEC NP-U321H-WK costs $93.36 to run (6% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK supports full HD, but the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

1dB quieter noise level Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a noise level of 34dB, whereas the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is a 35dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

800g lighter Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 4.7kg heavy projector. That's 800g lighter than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ (4.7kg).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ does not support full HD, however the NEC NP-U321H-WK supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

3% louder noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (34dB). 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.

15% heavier Edit
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ has a weight of 5.5kg, however the NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 4.7kg heavy projector (800g lighter).
Older by six months
The Epson BrightLink 595WI+ is six months older than the NEC NP-U321H-WK.
10 Reasons Against
4% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
NEC NP-U321H-WK is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 3,000h shorter than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ (3,000h).
Only one audio (L,R) in Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has one audio (L,R) in, however the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ only has three audio (L,R) ins.
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the NEC NP-U321H-WK is two, but the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
4% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
NEC NP-U321H-WK is 29dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ (29dB).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is an 8W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ (8W).
$589 more expensive
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is more expensive than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ by $589.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the NEC NP-U321H-WK, but 3 retailers sell the Epson BrightLink 595WI+. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
6% higher running costs over five years
The NEC NP-U321H-WK costs $93.36 to run which is $5.69 more to run than the Epson BrightLink 595WI+ over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

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Date Released

28 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.26
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.41
Total running cost $ 87.67
Purchase price $ 1,859.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,947.66
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 76.93
Electricity cost - standby $ 16.43
Total running cost $ 93.36
Purchase price $ 2,449.00
Total cost of ownership $ 2,542.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.62T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.62 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
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-3 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-3 - 3 -5 - 5
Matrix Size
0.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
1,900 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.474 - 0.558
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 100 85 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h 4,000h
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 260W
Service Life of Lamp
6,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
0 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
0 - 3.71 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
3
BEST
1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 34dB
BEST
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
8W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.44W
BEST
3W
Power Consumption (typical)
358W 323W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 272W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.18W
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
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 100 - 240
 100
 110 - 240
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data USA UL 60950-1 FCC Class B, C-UL CSA 60950-1 ICES-003 Class B

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.5kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
155mm 85mm
Depth
378mm 308mm
Width
368mm 383mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
 Mounting brackets included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 VGA

Technical Details

Focus Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
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