Epson 4770W vs Optoma W320UST
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Epson 4770WvsOptoma W320UST

Epson 4770W

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score

Epson 4770W

$1,930.99
Our Verdict:
An average spec and not very good value for money moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, with moderate running costs
29
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
57
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre
38dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No May 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 5000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2015
Optoma W320UST

56

Overall Score

56

Overall Score

Optoma W320UST

$1,299.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
62
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
56
Overall Score
Average
33dB 1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jul 2015
Epson 4770W

43

Overall Score

43

Overall Score

Epson 4770W

$1,930.99
Our Verdict:
An average spec and not very good value for money moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, with moderate running costs
29
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
57
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre
38dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No May 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 5000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2015
Optoma W320UST

56

Overall Score

56

Overall Score

Optoma W320UST

$1,299.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
62
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
56
Overall Score
Average
33dB 1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
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Epson PowerLite 4770W LCD Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16:10
$1,930.99
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Optoma W320UST Ultra Short Throw Projector (Brand new, unopened)
$1,299.00
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Optoma W320UST
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$1,299.00
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Optoma W320UST WXGA, 4000 ANSI LUMENS, 20,000:1 CONTRAST, 10.5 LBS, 0.27 ULTRA SHORT THROW, FUL
$1,343.41
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Optoma W320UST WXGA Video Projector, 4000lm, Full 3D
$1,765.67
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Reasons For

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
4 Reasons For
20% Brighter Projector Brightness
The Epson 4770W has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma W320UST is only a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Marginally Bigger Bulb Power
Epson 4770W is 280W lamp power, but the Optoma W320UST is only a 260W lamp power projector (20W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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1,000h Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Epson 4770W is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Optoma W320UST is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 89.3%, whereas Optoma has an average rating of 88.7%.
5 Reasons For
5dB Quieter Noise Level
The Optoma W320UST has a noise level of 33dB, whereas the Epson 4770W is a 38dB projector (5dB louder).

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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3D
The Optoma W320UST supports 3D, however the Epson 4770W does not.

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.

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$632 Cheaper
The Optoma W320UST is $631.99 cheaper than the Epson 4770W.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by $8.95
The Optoma W320UST is $8.95 cheaper to run than the Epson 4770W over five years.
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Date Released

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
30 months old 28 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

3D

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.

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Best
No
Yes

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Epson 4770W
Epson
4770W
9 trees 0.37 tonnes CO2
Optoma W320UST
Optoma
W320UST
8 trees 0.31 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Performance

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Noise Level 38dB 33dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 32dB 28dB
BEST
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency 162MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range

Projector

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
20000:1
 20000:1
20000:1
 20000:1
Projector Brightness 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity 90%
BEST
85%
Colour Light Output 5,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output 5,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours 1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
1.2:1
 1.2:1
1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility

Lamps

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 280W
BEST
260W
Service Life of Lamp 4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Offset Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Vertical Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)

Ports & Interfaces

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
RS-232 Port 1 1
BNC Input Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2 2

Networking

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
10,100
 10,100
10,100
 10,100

Multimedia

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 16W

Power

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Power Consumption (standby) 4.3W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical) 409W 310W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 311W 260W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.41W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 409W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance 10% Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Weight & Dimensions

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Weight 6.5kg 4.8kg
BEST
Height 134mm 99mm
Depth 320mm 310mm
Width 472mm 385mm

Packaging Content

Epson 4770W Optoma W320UST
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
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