Epson 4770W vs Optoma HD36

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Epson 4770W
Optoma HD36

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
2,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 4770W is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger uniformity Edit
The Epson 4770W is a 90% uniformity projector. That's 10% bigger than the Optoma HD36 (80%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

1,500h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson 4770W has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 5,000h, however the Optoma HD36 is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h shorter).
One more audio (L,R) in Edit
The Epson 4770W has four audio (L,R) ins, however the Optoma HD36 only has three audio (L,R) ins.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson 4770W has an ethernet LAN, but the Optoma HD36 does not have an ethernet LAN.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
8 Reasons For
10% bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 30W bigger than the Epson 4770W (310W).
Full HD Edit
The Optoma HD36 supports full HD, however the Epson 4770W does not. 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.

DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, but the Epson 4770W does not have a DVI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Optoma HD36 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Epson 4770W only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
11dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a noise level of 27dB, but the Epson 4770W is a 38dB noise level projector (11dB 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.

Lighter Edit
Optoma HD36 is 4.5kg heavy. That's 2kg lighter than the Epson 4770W (4.5kg).
$189 cheaper
The Optoma HD36 costs $1,742.14, whereas the Epson 4770W is $1,930.99.
$36.05 cheaper to run
The Optoma HD36 is $36.05 cheaper to run than the Epson 4770W over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
11% smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson 4770W has a bulb power of 280W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (30W bigger).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson 4770W does not support full HD, whereas the Optoma HD36 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.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Epson 4770W does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson 4770W is two, but the Optoma HD36 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson 4770W is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 11dB louder than the Optoma HD36 (27dB). 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Epson 4770W is a 6.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 4.5kg heavy projector (2kg lighter).
More expensive by $189
The Epson 4770W is $188.85 more expensive than the Optoma HD36.
Higher running costs over five years by $36.05
The running costs over five years of the Epson 4770W are $120.96 which is $36.05 more than the Optoma HD36. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
67% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD36 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson 4770W (3,000 ANSI lumens).
13% smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a uniformity of 80%, however the Epson 4770W is a 90% uniformity projector (10% bigger). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

43% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Epson 4770W (3,500h).
Only three audio (L,R) ins Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a three audio (L,R) in projector, whereas the Epson 4770W only has four audio (L,R) ins.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma HD36 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Epson 4770W does.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Optoma HD36, however 3 retailers sell the Epson 4770W. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Seven months older
The Optoma HD36 is older than the Epson 4770W by seven months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 97.41
Electricity cost - standby $ 23.55
Total running cost $ 120.96
Purchase price $ 1,930.99
Total cost of ownership $ 2,051.95
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 82.17
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 84.91
Purchase price $ 1,742.14
Total cost of ownership $ 1,827.05
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.81T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -40 - 40
Uniformity
90%
BEST
80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.15kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.38kHz
Colour Light Output
5,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
5,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 30 - 300
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)
5,000h
BEST
3,500h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
280W 310W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 4,000h

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
-70 - 70 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-38 - 38 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.5 - 2.14 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.72 - 33.47 20.77 - 31.173
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
BNC Input Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
4
BEST
3
Composite Video in
1 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 27dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
162MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 92 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 24 - 85
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 30W

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
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)
4.3W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
409W 345W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
311W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.41W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
409W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 60
 56/60
 60
 56/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 56/60
 60
 56/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
6.5kg 4.5kg
BEST
Height
134mm 162mm
Depth
320mm 280mm
Width
472mm 386mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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