Epson EX5230 vs NEC M403H

Epson EX5230
NEC M403H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
1dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a noise level (economic mode) of 29dB, however the NEC M403H is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
19% lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a power consumption (economy mode) of 207W. That's 39W lower than the NEC M403H (246W).
Cheaper by $501
The Epson EX5230 costs $399.00, whereas the NEC M403H is $899.99.
$1.00 cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson EX5230 is $1.00 cheaper to run than the NEC M403H. Read more
13 Reasons For
13% brighter projector brightness Edit
The NEC M403H has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EX5230 (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
NEC M403H is 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 2,000h longer than the Epson EX5230 (8,000h).
26% bigger bulb power Edit
NEC M403H is 270W lamp power. That's 70W bigger than the Epson EX5230 (270W).
10% longer service life of lamp Edit
The NEC M403H is a 5,500h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Epson EX5230 (5,500h).
3D Edit
The NEC M403H 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 M403H 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 M403H is two, but the Epson EX5230 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The NEC M403H is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson EX5230 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The NEC M403H has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Epson EX5230 does not have an ethernet LAN.
24% quieter noise level Edit
The NEC M403H has a noise level of 30dB, however the Epson EX5230 is a 37dB noise level projector (7dB 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 M403H is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 18W higher than the Epson EX5230 (20W).
Lighter Edit
The NEC M403H has a weight of 3.7kg. That's 20.3kg lighter than the Epson EX5230 (3.7kg).
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

13 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EX5230 is only 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the NEC M403H is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens brighter).
2,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the NEC M403H is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,000h longer).
70W smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 200W lamp power projector, whereas the NEC M403H is a 270W lamp power projector (70W bigger).
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EX5230 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the NEC M403H is a 5,500h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson EX5230 does not support 3D, however the NEC M403H does. 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, but the NEC M403H 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the NEC M403H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX5230 has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however the NEC M403H only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson EX5230 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the NEC M403H has an ethernet LAN.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX5230 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the NEC M403H (30dB). 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 has an RMS rated power of 2W, however the NEC M403H is a 20W RMS rated power projector (18W higher).
Hugely heavier Edit
Epson EX5230 is 24kg heavy, but the NEC M403H is a 3.7kg heavy projector (20.3kg lighter).
Not as many stockists
The Epson EX5230 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the NEC M403H is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
5 Reasons Against
4% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The NEC M403H is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB louder than the Epson EX5230 (30dB).
39W higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The NEC M403H is a 246W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Epson EX5230 is a 207W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (39W lower).
$501 more expensive
The NEC M403H is more expensive than the Epson EX5230 by $500.99.
One month older
The NEC M403H is older than the Epson EX5230 by one month.
1% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the NEC M403H are $68.40 which is $1.00 more than the Epson EX5230. Show assumptions.

Date Released

17 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.40
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 67.40
Purchase price $ 399.00
Total cost of ownership $ 466.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.19
Total running cost $ 68.40
Purchase price $ 899.99
Total cost of ownership $ 968.39
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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.
0.46T
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.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -25 - 25
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 50kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 120kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
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
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
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 0.74 - 14.08
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 162W
Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,500h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 2.1:1
 1.2 - 2.1:1
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 2.4 - 3.2
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 18 - 30.6
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)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 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)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
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
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 30dB
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
30dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

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
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4W
Power Consumption (typical)
283W 278W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
207W
BEST
246W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 335W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
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
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
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 CE; EAC; Gost-R; TÜV GS
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
24kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
76.2mm 107.5mm
Depth
228.6mm 291.3mm
Width
294.64mm 367.9mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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