Epson VS345 vs Vivitek DH913

Epson VS345
Vivitek DH913

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
60% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Epson VS345 is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 6,000h longer than the Vivitek DH913 (4,000h).
40% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Vivitek DH913 (3,000h).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson VS345 is two, but the Vivitek DH913 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Epson VS345 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Vivitek DH913 is a 39dB 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.

28% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 8dB quieter than the Vivitek DH913 (37dB).
Lighter Edit
The Epson VS345 has a weight of 2.4kg. That's 750.49g lighter than the Vivitek DH913 (3.2kg).
$785 cheaper
The Epson VS345 costs $785 less than the Vivitek DH913.
Available from 14 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3% cheaper to run
The Epson VS345 is $2.50 cheaper to run than the Vivitek DH913 over five years. Read more
7 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Vivitek DH913 is 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson VS345 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger bulb power Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a 280W lamp power projector, whereas the Epson VS345 is only a 200W lamp power projector (80W smaller).
Full HD Edit
The Vivitek DH913 supports full HD, however the Epson VS345 does not support 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson VS345 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Epson VS345 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has an ethernet LAN, however the Epson VS345 does not.
Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Epson VS345 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
17% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson VS345 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Vivitek DH913 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
40% smaller bulb power Edit
Epson VS345 is only 200W lamp power. That's 80W smaller than the Vivitek DH913 (280W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson VS345 does not support full HD, however the Vivitek DH913 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson VS345 is one, but the Vivitek DH913 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson VS345 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Vivitek DH913 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson VS345 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Vivitek DH913 does.
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Vivitek DH913 (10W).
9 Reasons Against
6,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Epson VS345 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (6,000h longer).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h, however the Epson VS345 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson VS345 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
6% louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek DH913 is a 39dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Epson VS345 (39dB). 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.

22% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Vivitek DH913 has a noise level (economic mode) of 37dB, however the Epson VS345 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (8dB quieter).
Heavier Edit
Vivitek DH913 is 3.2kg heavy, but the Epson VS345 is a 2.4kg heavy projector (750.49g lighter).
More expensive by $785
The Vivitek DH913 is $785 more expensive than the Epson VS345.
Not as many stockists
The Vivitek DH913 is only stocked by 1 retailer, however the Epson VS345 is stocked by 15 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
$2.50 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Vivitek DH913 are $71.81 which is $2.50 more than the Epson VS345. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.31
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 69.31
Purchase price $ 314.99
Total cost of ownership $ 384.30
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 71.81
Purchase price $ 1,099.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,171.80
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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.
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 -30 -40 - 40
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
9 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
0.9 - 0.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.9 - 324.9
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 2.418 - 2.97
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 20.7 - 31.05
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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 B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC M

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
39dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
37dB

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 10W
BEST
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
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
291W 290W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
214W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
3.2kg
Height
76.2mm 121.8mm
Depth
233.7mm 261mm
Width
297mm 285mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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