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Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 575Wi

Epson 1980WU vs Epson BrightLink 575Wi

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Epson 1980WU
Epson BrightLink 575Wi

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
39% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a projector brightness of 4,400 ANSI lumens. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Epson 1980WU is 280W lamp power. That's 65W bigger than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi (215W).
Full HD Edit
The Epson 1980WU supports full HD, whereas the Epson BrightLink 575Wi 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.

6 Reasons For
2,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Epson 1980WU is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h shorter).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi has an Ethernet LAN, however the Epson 1980WU does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson 1980WU (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.

Cheaper by $644
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi costs $799.95, whereas the Epson 1980WU is $1,443.57.
5 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
$40.52 cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson BrightLink 575Wi is $40.52 cheaper to run than the Epson 1980WU. Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
67% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson 1980WU is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h shorter than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi (5,000h).
11% louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1980WU has a noise level of 39dB, however the Epson BrightLink 575Wi is a 35dB noise level projector (4dB quieter). 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.

$644 more expensive
The Epson 1980WU is more expensive than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi by $643.62.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Epson 1980WU, whereas 6 sellers sell the Epson BrightLink 575Wi. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Four months older
The Epson 1980WU is older than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi by four months.
49% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Epson 1980WU are $122.89 which is $40.52 more than the Epson BrightLink 575Wi. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson BrightLink 575Wi is only 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson 1980WU is a 4,400 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
65W smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi is a 215W lamp power projector, whereas the Epson 1980WU is a 280W lamp power projector (65W bigger).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson BrightLink 575Wi does not support full HD, but the Epson 1980WU 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.

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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 $ 79.83
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.54
Total running cost $ 82.37
Purchase price $ 799.95
Total cost of ownership $ 882.32
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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.
0.52T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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
2,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
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
1,500 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
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.348 - 0.597
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 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
280W
BEST
215W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 5,000h
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
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.35x
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
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
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

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
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 318W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
330W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 239W
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
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
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
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
BEST
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