Epson EX7240 vs Epson VS345 vs Optoma W316

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Epson EX7240
Epson VS345
Optoma W316

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
200 ANSI lumens brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a colour light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, but the Epson VS345 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
200 ANSI lumens brighter white light output Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a white light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson VS345 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens white light output projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Epson EX7240 is 200W lamp power, and so does the Epson VS345. That's 10W bigger than the Optoma W316 (190W).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson EX7240 is two, and so does the Epson VS345, but the Optoma W316 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Moderately lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 207W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson VS345 is a 214W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (7W higher).
Vastly lighter Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a weight of 2.4g. That's 2.4kg lighter than the Epson VS345 (2.4kg) and 2.3kg lighter than the Optoma W316 (2.4kg).
More popular
The Epson EX7240 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 12773 by sales volume in our projectors, however the Epson VS345 ranks No. 40763.
5 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Epson VS345 is 200W lamp power, and so does the Epson EX7240. That's 10W bigger than the Optoma W316 (190W).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson VS345 is two, and so does the Epson EX7240, but the Optoma W316 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
$184 cheaper
The Epson VS345 costs $184.01 less than the Epson EX7240 and costs $562.01 less than the Optoma W316.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are better
The Epson VS345 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Optoma W316 has an average rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).
6 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EX7240 (3,400 ANSI lumens) and 400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson VS345 (3,400 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma W316 is 10,000h lamp service life. That's 5,000h longer than the Epson EX7240 and the Epson VS345 (10,000h).
3D Edit
The Optoma W316 supports 3D, however the Epson VS345 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Optoma W316 is three, but the Epson VS345 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma W316 has a noise level of 29dB, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector (5dB louder) and the Epson VS345 is a 37dB noise level projector (8dB 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.

Cheaper to run by $12.98
The Optoma W316 only costs $56.33 to run over five years however the Epson EX7240 costs $67.40 to run (20% more) and the Epson VS345 costs $69.31 to run (23% more). Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson VS345 (3,400 ANSI lumens) and 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma W316 (3,400 ANSI lumens).
5,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, and so does the Epson VS345. That's 5,000h shorter than the Optoma W316 (10,000h).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector (as does the Epson VS345), whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
15% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a noise level of 34dB, however the Epson VS345 is a 37dB noise level projector (3dB louder) and the Optoma W316 is a 29dB noise level projector (5dB quieter). 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.

$184 more expensive
The Epson EX7240 is more expensive than the Epson VS345 by $184.01.
Less retailers
Only 4 retailers sells the Epson EX7240, whereas 16 stores sell the Epson VS345 and 7 retailers sell the Optoma W316. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 20%
Over five years the running costs of the Epson EX7240 are $67.40 which is $11.07 more than the Optoma W316. Show assumptions.
12 Reasons Against
14% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson VS345 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX7240 (3,400 ANSI lumens) and 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma W316 (3,400 ANSI lumens).
200 ANSI lumens dimmer colour light output Edit
The Epson VS345 has a colour light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, but the Epson EX7240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
200 ANSI lumens dimmer white light output Edit
The Epson VS345 has a white light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens white light output projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
5,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, and so does the Epson EX7240. That's 5,000h shorter than the Optoma W316 (10,000h).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson VS345 does not support 3D, whereas the Optoma W316 supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Epson VS345 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector (as does the Epson EX7240), whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
22% louder noise level Edit
The Epson VS345 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector (3dB quieter) and the Optoma W316 is a 29dB noise level projector (8dB quieter). 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.

Slightly higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson VS345 is a 214W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 207W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (7W lower).
Vastly heavier Edit
The Epson VS345 has a weight of 2.4kg. That's 2.4kg heavier than the Epson EX7240 (2.4kg) and 49.51g heavier than the Optoma W316 (2.4kg).
Six months older
The Epson VS345 is older than the Epson EX7240 by six months.
More expensive to run over five years by 23%
The Epson VS345 costs $69.31 to run which is $1.91 more to run than the Epson EX7240 and $12.98 more to run than the Optoma W316 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Epson VS345 ranks No. 40763 by sales volume, however the Epson EX7240 ranks No. 12773.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma W316 has a bulb power of 190W. That's 10W smaller than the Epson EX7240 and the Epson VS345 (190W).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Optoma W316 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson VS345 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
2.3kg heavier Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 2.4kg heavy projector. That's 2.3kg heavier than the Epson EX7240 (2.4kg) and 49.51g lighter than the Epson VS345 (2.4kg).
$562 more expensive
The Optoma W316 is more expensive than the Epson EX7240 by $378 and more expensive than the Epson VS345 by $562.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 7 shops sells the Optoma W316, but 16 stores sell the Epson VS345. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year older
The Optoma W316 is older than the Epson EX7240 by one year and older than the Epson VS345 by six months.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Optoma W316 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Epson VS345 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

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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 $ 67.40
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 67.40
Purchase price $ 499.00
Total cost of ownership $ 566.40
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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 $ 53.59
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 56.33
Purchase price $ 877.00
Total cost of ownership $ 933.33
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.
0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens 3,400 ANSI lumens
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Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 -30 +/- 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.56"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 91.1kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3kHz
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M 1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 9 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 0.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 0.9 - 9 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 27.2 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h 10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W
BEST
200W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h 10,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 112.4%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 1.58 - 1.72 2.51 - 2.69
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28 21.95 - 24.18
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Remote (IR) Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 37dB 29dB
BEST
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
283W 291W 225W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
207W
BEST
214W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 191W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4g
BEST
2.4kg 2.4kg
Height
81.28mm 76.2mm 101.7mm
Depth
233.7mm 233.7mm 223.6mm
Width
297.2mm 297mm 314.6mm

Packaging Content

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