Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Epson 1980WU
Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Reasons For

5 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).
Brighter projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
Epson 1980WU is 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode. That's 1,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ (1,900 ANSI lumens).
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.

1kg lighter Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 4.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 5.5kg heavy projector (1kg heavier).
Cheaper by $529
The Epson 1980WU is $529 cheaper than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
8 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).
Three audio (L,R) ins Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has three audio (L,R) ins, however the Epson 1980WU only has two audio (L,R) ins.
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Epson 1980WU only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is three, but the Epson 1980WU only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
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.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is 28dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB quieter than the Epson 1980WU (28dB).
Cheaper to run by $28.91
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is $28.91 cheaper to run than the Epson 1980WU over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

9 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).
One less audio (L,R) in Edit
The Epson 1980WU has two audio (L,R) ins, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only has three audio (L,R) ins.
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson 1980WU has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson 1980WU is two, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson 1980WU does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has an ethernet LAN.
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.

Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson 1980WU is 32dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (4dB quieter).
Older by four months
The Epson 1980WU is four months older than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
Higher running costs over five years by $28.91
Over five years the Epson 1980WU costs $116.58 to run which is $28.91 more to run than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+. Show assumptions.
5 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).
1,500 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is only 1,900 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode, but the Epson 1980WU is a 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (1,500 ANSI lumens brighter).
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.

1kg heavier Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 5.5kg heavy projector. That's 1kg heavier than the Epson 1980WU (5.5kg).
$529 more expensive
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is more expensive than the Epson 1980WU by $529.

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Date Released

31 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 97.41
Electricity cost - standby $ 19.17
Total running cost $ 116.58
Purchase price $ 1,128.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,245.57
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.26
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.41
Total running cost $ 87.67
Purchase price $ 1,657.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,745.66
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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"
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
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
200W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamps Quantity
1 1
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

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

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
39dB 35dB
BEST
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB 28dB
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 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
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 110 - 240
 100 - 240
 100
 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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