Panasonic PT-DX610 vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Panasonic PT-DX610
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Factory Outlet Store
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In stock
eBay
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Adorama
Checked 12 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Slightly bigger bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 is a 280W lamp power projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is only a 275W lamp power projector (5W smaller).
Two RS-232 portss Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 has two RS-232 portss, however the Sony VPL-FH500L only has one RS-232 ports.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-DX610 has an ethernet LAN, however the Sony VPL-FH500L does not.
Cheaper by $3,050
The Panasonic PT-DX610 costs $4,949.55, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is $7,999.95.
4 Reasons For
8% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (7,000 ANSI lumens).
Lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a weight of 8kg. That's 7.1kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (8kg).
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.
53% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-FH500L is $111.25 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-DX610 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Slightly dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-DX610 is only 6,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens brighter).
7.1kg heavier Edit
Panasonic PT-DX610 is 15.1kg heavy, but the Sony VPL-FH500L is an 8kg heavy projector (7.1kg lighter).
Not as many stockists
The Panasonic PT-DX610 is only stocked by 1 store, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by seven months
The Panasonic PT-DX610 is seven months older than the Sony VPL-FH500L.
$111.25 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic PT-DX610 are $208.16 which is $111.25 more than the Sony VPL-FH500L. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
2% smaller bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-FH500L is only 275W lamp power. That's 5W smaller than the Panasonic PT-DX610 (275W).
One less RS-232 ports Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a one RS-232 ports projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-DX610 only has two RS-232 portss.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Panasonic PT-DX610 does.
$3,050 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FH500L is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-DX610 by $3,050.40.

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Date Released

42 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 164.34
Electricity cost - standby $ 43.82
Total running cost $ 208.16
Purchase price $ 4,949.55
Total cost of ownership $ 5,157.71
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 96.91
Purchase price $ 7,999.95
Total cost of ownership $ 8,096.86
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,500 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Projection Distance
1.27 - 15.24 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
50 - 600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
280W
BEST
275W
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
25.6 - 33.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
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
2
BEST
1
BNC Input Ports
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 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)
8W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
690W 400W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 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)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
15.1kg 8kg
BEST
Height
175mm 148mm
Depth
432mm 477mm
Width
498mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
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