Epson PowerLite 955W vs Panasonic PT-TW250

Epson PowerLite 955W
Panasonic PT-TW250

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
Two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson PowerLite 955W is three, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (10W).
32% lighter Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kg heavy projector. That's 900g lighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (3.8kg).
$38 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite 955W is $37.95 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-TW250.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $16.68
The Epson PowerLite 955W only costs $87.64 to run over five years however the Panasonic PT-TW250 costs $104.32 to run (19% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
14% bigger bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a bulb power of 230W, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is only a 200W lamp power projector (30W smaller).
One more audio (L,R) in Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has two audio (L,R) ins, however the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one audio (L,R) in.
Marginally quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Panasonic PT-TW250 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
15% smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a bulb power of 200W. That's 30W smaller than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (230W).
Only one audio (L,R) in Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one audio (L,R) in, however the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two audio (L,R) ins.
Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson PowerLite 955W is 29dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (28dB).
9 Reasons Against
A little dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
One less component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in, however the Epson PowerLite 955W only has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-TW250 is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
900g heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 3.8kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kg heavy projector (900g lighter).
More expensive by $38
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is $37.95 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite 955W.
Fewer sellers
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is stocked by 8 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by six months
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is six months older than the Epson PowerLite 955W.
$16.68 more expensive to run over five years
The Panasonic PT-TW250 costs $104.32 to run which is $16.68 more to run than the Epson PowerLite 955W over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
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Average User Rating

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 16.43
Total running cost $ 87.64
Purchase price $ 699.00
Total cost of ownership $ 786.64
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.45
Electricity cost - standby $ 32.87
Total running cost $ 104.32
Purchase price $ 736.95
Total cost of ownership $ 841.27
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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.
0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 ±15
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 ±15
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
0.84 - 8.4 1.27 - 2.54
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
29 - 280 50 - 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)
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 230W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.46:1
 0.46:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.51 - 1.99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18.2 - 29.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 2
BEST
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 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
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 28dB
BEST
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 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)
3W
BEST
6W
Power Consumption (typical)
299W
BEST
300W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg
BEST
3.8kg
Height
89mm 134.1mm
Depth
271mm 329mm
Width
294mm 335mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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