Epson EX5230 vs NEC NP-M363X

Epson EX5230
NEC NP-M363X

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
30% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the NEC NP-M363X (3,500h).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson EX5230 is two, but the NEC NP-M363X only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
7% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB quieter than the NEC NP-M363X (31dB).
$175 cheaper
The Epson EX5230 costs $174.74 less than the NEC NP-M363X.
25% cheaper to run
The Epson EX5230 is $22.10 cheaper to run than the NEC NP-M363X over five years. Read more
12 Reasons For
3% brighter projector brightness Edit
The NEC NP-M363X has a projector brightness of 3,600 ANSI lumens. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EX5230 (3,600 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
NEC NP-M363X is 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 2,000h longer than the Epson EX5230 (8,000h).
Bigger bulb power Edit
NEC NP-M363X is 250W lamp power. That's 50W bigger than the Epson EX5230 (250W).
3D Edit
The NEC NP-M363X supports 3D, but the Epson EX5230 does not. 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.

Full HD Edit
The NEC NP-M363X supports full HD, whereas the Epson EX5230 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the NEC NP-M363X is two, but the Epson EX5230 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The NEC NP-M363X is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson EX5230 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The NEC NP-M363X has a noise level of 36dB, however the Epson EX5230 is a 37dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

90% higher RMS rated power Edit
The NEC NP-M363X is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 18W higher than the Epson EX5230 (20W).
2W lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The NEC NP-M363X is a 205W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson EX5230 is a 207W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (2W higher).
6x lighter Edit
The NEC NP-M363X has a weight of 3.5kg. That's 20.5kg lighter than the Epson EX5230 (3.5kg).
Available from 2 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.

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
3% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the NEC NP-M363X (3,600 ANSI lumens).
34% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Epson EX5230 is only 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 2,000h shorter than the NEC NP-M363X (8,000h).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Epson EX5230 is only 200W lamp power. That's 50W smaller than the NEC NP-M363X (250W).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson EX5230 does not support 3D, whereas the NEC NP-M363X 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.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson EX5230 does not support full HD, however the NEC NP-M363X supports 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson EX5230 is one, but the NEC NP-M363X only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the NEC NP-M363X only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a noise level of 37dB, however the NEC NP-M363X is a 36dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

9x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 18W lower than the NEC NP-M363X (20W).
2W higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 207W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the NEC NP-M363X is a 205W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (2W lower).
Heavier Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a weight of 24kg. That's 20.5kg heavier than the NEC NP-M363X (3.5kg).
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Epson EX5230, whereas 3 retailers sell the NEC NP-M363X. 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.
6 Reasons Against
43% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The NEC NP-M363X is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Epson EX5230 (3,500h).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the NEC NP-M363X is one, but the Epson EX5230 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
7% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The NEC NP-M363X is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB louder than the Epson EX5230 (31dB).
$175 more expensive
The NEC NP-M363X is more expensive than the Epson EX5230 by $174.74.
One month older
The NEC NP-M363X is older than the Epson EX5230 by one month.
33% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the NEC NP-M363X are $89.50 which is $22.10 more than the Epson EX5230 over five years. Show assumptions.

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 $ 449.99
Total cost of ownership $ 517.39
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 75.26
Electricity cost - standby $ 14.24
Total running cost $ 89.50
Purchase price $ 624.73
Total cost of ownership $ 714.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

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.
0.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens 3,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 +/- 25
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 +/- 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Colour Light Output
3,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
 1.7:1
BEST
Projection Distance (tele)
8 - 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
0.8 - 0.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.8 - 8 0.9 - 15.97
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 250W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 2.5:1
 1.5 - 2.5:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 2.4 - 3.1
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 17.09 - 29.05
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
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
BEST
1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 36dB
BEST
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
31dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 20W
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.6W
Power Consumption (typical)
283W
BEST
316W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
207W 205W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
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

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 50
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, CSA, FCC, ICES
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
24kg 3.5kg
BEST
Height
76.2mm 108mm
Depth
228.6mm 292mm
Width
294.64mm 368mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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