Optoma ZW212ST vs Viewsonic Pro10100

Optoma ZW212ST
Viewsonic Pro10100

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
90% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 20,000h. That's 18,000h longer than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (2,000h).
93% longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma ZW212ST is 20,000h lamp service life. That's 18,500h longer than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (1,500h).
Card reader integrated Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a card reader integrated, however the Viewsonic Pro10100 does not have a card reader integrated.
4dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a noise level of 34dB, whereas the Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 38dB 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.

4% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Optoma ZW212ST is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (33dB).
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a two number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro10100 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Lighter Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 4.3kg heavy projector. That's 9.6kg lighter than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (13.9kg).
Cheaper to run by $61.92
The Optoma ZW212ST is $61.92 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic Pro10100 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic Pro10100 is 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 3,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma ZW212ST (6,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 0.7" matrix size projector. That's 0.05" bigger than the Optoma ZW212ST (0.7").
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Optoma ZW212ST (10W).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 3,500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (6,000 ANSI lumens).
8% smaller matrix size Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 0.65" matrix size projector. That's 0.05" smaller than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (0.7").
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a 4W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Viewsonic Pro10100 (10W).
Nine months older
The Optoma ZW212ST is older than the Viewsonic Pro10100 by nine months.
8 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 is a 2,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 18,000h shorter than the Optoma ZW212ST (2,000h).
18,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 has a service life of lamp of 1,500h. That's 18,500h shorter than the Optoma ZW212ST (1,500h).
Does not have a card reader integrated Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 does not have a card reader integrated, however the Optoma ZW212ST has a card reader integrated.
Louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 has a noise level of 38dB, but the Optoma ZW212ST is a 34dB 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.

Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic Pro10100 has a noise level (economic mode) of 33dB. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma ZW212ST (33dB).
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Viewsonic Pro10100 is one, but the Optoma ZW212ST only has two number of built-in speakerss.
70% heavier Edit
Viewsonic Pro10100 is 13.9kg heavy. That's 9.6kg heavier than the Optoma ZW212ST (13.9kg).
More expensive to run over five years by 112%
The running costs of the Viewsonic Pro10100 are $117.06 which is $61.92 more than the Optoma ZW212ST over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

51 months Ago 42 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.40
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 55.14
Electricity cost - switched on $ 114.32
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 117.06

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Projector

Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -20 - 20
Matrix Size
0.65" 0.7"
BEST
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 4400:1
 4400:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.4 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
44.6 - 300 50 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
20,000h
BEST
2,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 370W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h
BEST
1,500h

Lens System

Offset
112% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
7.34 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1152 x 870
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1152 x 870
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Progressive Scan Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan output
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2 2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB
BEST
33dB
Air Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Air filter
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 24 - 87
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
2D/3D Frequency Image
120 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
4W 10W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
220W
BEST
480W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
176W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, UL/cUL, FCC, CE, TUV-GS, C-Tick, CCC, WEEE, ErP, REACH, SVHC
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 408mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 500mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 590mm
Weight
4.3kg
BEST
13.9kg
Height
100mm 212mm
Depth
231mm 390mm
Width
321mm 453mm

Packaging Content

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