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Canon WX450ST vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Canon WX450ST vs Sony VPL-FH500L

Canon WX450ST
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Canon WX450ST has an Ethernet LAN, but the Sony VPL-FH500L does not.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Canon WX450ST has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony VPL-FH500L does not. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Cheaper to run by $9.57
Over five years the Canon WX450ST only costs $92.71 to run however the Sony VPL-FH500L costs $102.28 to run (10% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
36% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 2,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Canon WX450ST (7,000 ANSI lumens).
10% bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a bulb power of 275W. That's 25W bigger than the Canon WX450ST (275W).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Canon WX450ST is a 38dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Built-in display Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a built-in display, however the Canon WX450ST does not.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Canon WX450ST is a 4,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,500 ANSI lumens brighter).
Marginally smaller bulb power Edit
The Canon WX450ST has a bulb power of 250W, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 275W lamp power projector (25W bigger).
8% louder noise level Edit
The Canon WX450ST is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Sony VPL-FH500L (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.

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3 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Canon WX450ST does. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Three months older
The Sony VPL-FH500L is older than the Canon WX450ST by three months.
10% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Sony VPL-FH500L are $102.28 which is $9.57 more than the Canon WX450ST. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 89.24
Electricity cost - standby $ 3.47
Total running cost $ 92.71
Electricity cost - switched on $ 100.55
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 102.28
Purchase price $ 7,999.95
Total cost of ownership $ 8,102.23
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
3,460 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.36 - 3.73 1.02 - 15.24
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Bulb Power
250W 275W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 0.57:1
BEST
 0.57:1
Digital Zoom
1.35x Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
2.7 - 8.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10° Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
 1000
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
RMS Rated Power
5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.6W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
355W
BEST
400W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
285W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
6.3kg
BEST
8kg
Height
134mm 148mm
Depth
415mm 477mm
Width
337mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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