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Optoma EH320USTi vs Sony VPL-HW40ES

Optoma EH320USTi vs Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Optoma EH320USTi
Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
58% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (1,700 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Optoma EH320USTi is 260W lamp power. That's 60W bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (200W).
2 Reasons For
Hugely quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a noise level of 21dB, but the Optoma EH320USTi is a 33dB noise level projector (12dB 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.

Expert reviews are hugely better
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has an average expert review score of 89% based on 22 reviews, but the Optoma EH320USTi has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
12dB louder noise level Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a noise level of 33dB, however the Sony VPL-HW40ES is a 21dB noise level projector (12dB 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.

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Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Optoma EH320USTi's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Sony VPL-HW40ES's is 89% (based on 22 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-HW40ES is only 1,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH320USTi (1,700 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is a 200W lamp power projector. That's 60W smaller than the Optoma EH320USTi (200W).
Five months older
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is older than the Optoma EH320USTi by five months.

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
avforums.com: Best Buy
benchmark.pl: Very Profitable
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Expert Reviews: Recommended
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 star
lydogbillede.dk: Best in Test 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

25 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 77.93
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 80.82
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 120000:1
 120000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.61"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.45 - 0.59 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
80 - 100 40 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
260W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
BEST
 0.25:1
Offset
118% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -71 - 71
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 Not supported
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 Not supported
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
33dB 21dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Grey
 Black
 Grey
 Black
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.4W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
310W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
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

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
310mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
385mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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