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Panasonic PT-EW540 vs Sony VPL-FH65

Panasonic PT-EW540 vs Sony VPL-FH65

Panasonic PT-EW540
Sony VPL-FH65

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
25% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h, however the Sony VPL-FH65 is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
3 Reasons For
1,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Marginally bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has a bulb power of 370W, however the Panasonic PT-EW540 is only a 335W lamp power projector (35W smaller).
Full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 supports full HD, but the Panasonic PT-EW540 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.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-EW540 is only 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
35W smaller bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 335W lamp power projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 370W lamp power projector (35W bigger).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-EW540 does not support full HD, but the Sony VPL-FH65 does. 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.

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Older by seven months
The Panasonic PT-EW540 is seven months older than the Sony VPL-FH65.
1 Reason Against
A lot shorter service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPL-FH65 is only 3,000h lamp service life, but the Panasonic PT-EW540 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).

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Date Released

30 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 123.65
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.76" 0.76"
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Zoom capability
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 400 40 - 600
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,500h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
335W 370W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.23:1
 1.39 - 2.23:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
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
35dB 35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
Air Filter
 Air filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
162MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 47 - 93
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 GRE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 GRE
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 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
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 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)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
485W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
9.8kg
BEST
13kg
Height
177mm 169mm
Depth
385mm 515mm
Width
530mm 460mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Progressive Scan
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan
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