Epson PowerLite W16SK vs Panasonic PT-VW535

Epson PowerLite W16SK
Panasonic PT-VW535

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK supports 3D, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 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.

Full HD Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK supports full HD, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support 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 more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Epson PowerLite W16SK is two, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has two number of built-in speakerss, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has one number of built-in speakers.
10 Reasons For
2,000 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
70W bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-VW535 is 270W lamp power, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK is only a 200W lamp power projector (70W smaller).
Five more audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is six, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has one audio (L,R) in.
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is two, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK does not have an ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Epson PowerLite W16SK (37dB). 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.

3dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
8W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).
Vastly lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a weight of 4.9kg, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 7.9kg heavy projector (3kg heavier).
Cheaper by $250
The Panasonic PT-VW535 costs $250.21 less than the Epson PowerLite W16SK.

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
70W smaller bulb power Edit
Epson PowerLite W16SK is only 200W lamp power, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 270W lamp power projector (70W bigger).
Five less audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Epson PowerLite W16SK is one, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has six audio (L,R) ins.
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson PowerLite W16SK is one, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 has an ethernet LAN.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 39dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (37dB). 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.

3dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
4x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (8W higher).
A lot heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite W16SK has a weight of 7.9kg, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 4.9kg heavy projector (3kg lighter).
More expensive by $250
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is $250.21 more expensive than the Panasonic PT-VW535.
Older by over one year
The Epson PowerLite W16SK is 19 months older than the Panasonic PT-VW535.
4 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support 3D, whereas the Epson PowerLite W16SK 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 Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support full HD, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK 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.

One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is one, but the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has one number of built-in speakers, however the Epson PowerLite W16SK only has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 68.83
Electricity cost - standby $ 17.53
Total running cost $ 86.36
Purchase price $ 1,885.16
Total cost of ownership $ 1,971.52
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Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 5000:1
 5000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
2.03 - 3.81 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 E-TORL
 E-TORL
Bulb Power
200W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 1.60 - 1.90
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.3 15.31 - 24.64
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 6
BEST
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2 2

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 37dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB 29dB
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 10W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
3.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
289W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
237W 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 Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 - 2700
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.9kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
78mm 125mm
Depth
243mm 332mm
Width
325mm 389mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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