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Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Epson 1980WU
Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1,100 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 4,400 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Full HD Edit
The Epson 1980WU supports full HD, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ 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.

Cheaper by $336
The Epson 1980WU is $336.20 cheaper than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
5 Reasons For
50% longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is 6,000h lamp service life. That's 3,000h longer than the Epson 1980WU (6,000h).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has an Ethernet LAN, but the Epson 1980WU does not have an Ethernet LAN.
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Epson 1980WU is a 39dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $30.36
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is $30.36 cheaper to run than the Epson 1980WU over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Epson 1980WU is only 3,000h lamp service life, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h longer).
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 39dB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ (35dB). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Epson 1980WU is only stocked by 1 store, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is stocked by 3 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by four months
The Epson 1980WU is four months older than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
Higher running costs over five years by $30.36
Over five years the Epson 1980WU costs $122.89 to run which is $30.36 more to run than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
34% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson 1980WU (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ does not support full HD, whereas the Epson 1980WU 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.

$336 more expensive
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is more expensive than the Epson 1980WU by $336.20.

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Date Released

35 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 102.68
Electricity cost - standby $ 20.21
Total running cost $ 122.89
Purchase price $ 1,443.57
Total cost of ownership $ 1,566.46
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 89.99
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.54
Total running cost $ 92.53
Purchase price $ 1,779.77
Total cost of ownership $ 1,872.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 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
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,400 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 -3 - 3
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -3 - 3
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
3,400 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,900 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance (tele)
2.4 - 14.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
1.5 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
200W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h 4,000h
Bulb Power
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.38 - 2.28:1
BEST
 1.38 - 2.28:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Focal Length Range (f-F)
22 - 38.4 0 - 3.71
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 3
BEST
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 35dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB 28dB
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating systems supported

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W 16W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
3.5W 0.44W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
409W 358W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
330W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
125mm 155mm
Depth
292mm 378mm
Width
377mm 368mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
EasyMP Monitor, EasyMP Multi PC Projection, EasyMP Network Projection Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting brackets included
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
BEST
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