Epson 965H vs Panasonic PT-TW250

Epson 965H
Panasonic PT-TW250

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 965H has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens. That's 700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
7% bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson 965H is a 0.63" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" bigger than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (0.59").
Two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Epson 965H is two, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
One more audio (L,R) out Edit
The Epson 965H is a two audio (L,R) out projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has one audio (L,R) out.
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson 965H is two, but the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson 965H is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-TW250 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson 965H is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (10W).
Lighter Edit
The Epson 965H has a weight of 2.9kg. That's 900g lighter than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (3.8kg).
Available from 8 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.
20% cheaper to run
The Epson 965H is $20.51 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-TW250 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-TW250 is 230W lamp power. That's 30W bigger than the Epson 965H (230W).
4% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Epson 965H (28dB).
$104 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-TW250 costs $103.79 less than the Epson 965H.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
Epson 965H is only 200W lamp power. That's 30W smaller than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (230W).
4% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson 965H is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB louder than the Panasonic PT-TW250 (28dB).
$104 more expensive
The Epson 965H is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-TW250 by $103.79.
11 Reasons Against
25% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens. That's 700 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson 965H (2,800 ANSI lumens).
7% smaller matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 0.59" matrix size projector. That's 0.04" smaller than the Epson 965H (0.59").
Only one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Panasonic PT-TW250 is one, but the Epson 965H only has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
One less audio (L,R) out Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a one audio (L,R) out projector, whereas the Epson 965H only has two audio (L,R) outs.
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-TW250 is one, but the Epson 965H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson 965H only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
60% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Epson 965H (10W).
24% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-TW250 has a weight of 3.8kg. That's 900g heavier than the Epson 965H (3.8kg).
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Panasonic PT-TW250, whereas 9 sellers sell the Epson 965H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Six months older
The Panasonic PT-TW250 is older than the Epson 965H by six months.
24% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic PT-TW250 are $104.32 which is $20.51 more than the Epson 965H. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
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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 $ 840.74
Total cost of ownership $ 924.55
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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

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
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)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 ±15
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 ±15
Matrix Size
0.63"
BEST
0.59"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output
3,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,450 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance (tele)
1.36 - 13.86 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
0.83 - 8.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.83 - 13.86 1.27 - 2.54
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 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)
10,000h 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
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 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
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
2
BEST
1
Audio (L,R) in
2 2
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
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 28dB
BEST
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
2.3W
BEST
6W
Power Consumption (typical)
299W
BEST
300W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
0.21W 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

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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg
BEST
3.8kg
Height
86.3mm 134.1mm
Depth
269.2mm 329mm
Width
294.6mm 335mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 VGA
BEST
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