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Benq W1500 vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

Benq W1500 vs Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Benq W1500
Epson BrightLink 585WI+

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq W1500 supports 3D, whereas the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ 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 Benq W1500 supports full HD, however 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.

7% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq W1500 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter 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.

Six more awards
The Benq W1500 has 7 awards from expert review sites, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has 1 award.
4 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq W1500 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is 6,000h lamp service life, but the Benq W1500 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has an Ethernet LAN, but the Benq W1500 does not.
Cheaper to run by $4.63
Over five years the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ only costs $92.53 to run however the Benq W1500 costs $97.16 to run (5% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
Benq W1500 is only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,100 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq W1500 has a service life of lamp of 3,500h, however the Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (2,500h longer).
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Older by over one year
The Benq W1500 is 14 months older than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+.
$4.63 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq W1500 costs $97.16 to run which is $4.63 more to run than the Epson BrightLink 585WI+. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ does not support full HD, whereas the Benq W1500 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.

6% louder noise level Edit
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Benq W1500 (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.

Six less awards
The Epson BrightLink 585WI+ has only received 1 award, but the Benq W1500 has received 7 awards.

Awards

7 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
avmax.tech2.in.com: Best Buy
f1cd.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Excellent Package
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Special Interest Award
1 Award
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

45 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 94.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 97.16
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
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
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 3,300 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 -3 - 3
Keystone Correction, Vertical
±10 -3 - 3
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,900 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
1 - 10.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 60 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h
BEST
4,000h
Bulb Power
240W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
110 - 130 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.45 - 3.07 0 - 1.8
Focal Length Range (f-F)
15.78 - 25.12 0 - 3.71
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 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
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Progressive Scan Output
 Progressive scan output
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)
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 3
BEST
Composite Video in
1 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
1 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
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
35dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 ESP
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 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)
0.5W 0.44W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
375W 358W
BEST
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
CE, TÜV, GS Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.9kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
120.5mm 155mm
Depth
238mm 378mm
Width
339mm 368mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 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
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 VGA
 USB
 AC
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Touchpad
 Built-in touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
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