Epson 98H vs Epson PowerLite 955W

Epson 98H
Epson PowerLite 955W

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
4,000h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Epson 98H is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
One more audio (L,R) in Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Epson 98H is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one audio (L,R) in.
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson 98H is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Hugely lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Epson 98H is 0.21W power consumption during PowerSave, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 221W power consumption during PowerSave projector (220.79W higher).
Slightly lighter Edit
The Epson 98H has a weight of 2.7kg, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
Cheaper by $137
The Epson 98H costs $137.01 less than the Epson PowerLite 955W.
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
4% cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson 98H is $3.83 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite 955W. Read more
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Reasons Against

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Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h. That's 4,000h shorter than the Epson 98H (6,000h).
Only one audio (L,R) in Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one audio (L,R) in, however the Epson 98H only has two audio (L,R) ins.
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Epson 98H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Vastly higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 221W. That's 220.79W higher than the Epson 98H (221W).
7% heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Epson 98H (2.9kg).
$137 more expensive
The Epson PowerLite 955W is more expensive than the Epson 98H by $137.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 7 shops sells the Epson PowerLite 955W, but 14 sellers sell the Epson 98H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 5%
Over five years the running costs of the Epson PowerLite 955W are $87.64 which is $3.83 more than the Epson 98H. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 12.60
Total running cost $ 83.81
Purchase price $ 561.99
Total cost of ownership $ 645.80
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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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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
0 - 2.17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
0 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.17 0.84 - 8.4
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 29 - 280
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 200W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 1.51 - 1.99
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 18.2 - 29.2
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
2D/3D Frequency Image
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
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
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
2.3W
BEST
3W
Power Consumption (typical)
299W 299W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
221W 221W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.21W
BEST
221W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% 10%
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 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
86mm 89mm
Depth
244mm 271mm
Width
295mm 294mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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