Epson VS240 vs Epson VS340
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Epson VS240

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Epson VS240

$365.49
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very good features and outstanding user reviews
92
Reviews
36 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015
Epson VS340

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Epson VS340

$419.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and excellently reviewed moderate noise level XGA data projector, with a very affordable price and very good features
92
Reviews
3 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015
Epson VS240

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Epson VS240

$365.49
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very good features and outstanding user reviews
92
Reviews
36 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015
Epson VS340

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Epson VS340

$419.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and excellently reviewed moderate noise level XGA data projector, with a very affordable price and very good features
92
Reviews
3 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

Epson VS240 Epson VS340
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Epson VS240 SVGA 3LCD Projector 3000 Lumens Color Brightness (Brand new, unopened)
$365.49
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Epson VS240 SVGA 3LCD Projector, 3000 Lumens, 800 x 600 Pixels, 1.35x Zoom (Brand new, unopened)
$504.66
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EPSON VS340 (Brand new, unopened)
$419.00
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Epson VS340 Projector - V11H717220 VS340 XGA 3LCD Projector - White/Black (Brand new, unopened)
$537.49
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Reasons For

Epson VS240 Epson VS340
2 Reasons For
7% Brighter Projector Brightness
Epson VS240 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson VS340 (2,800 ANSI lumens).

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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$54 Cheaper
The Epson VS240 costs $365.49, whereas the Epson VS340 is $419.00.
1 Reason For
User Reviews Are a Bit Better
The average user review score of the Epson VS340 is 100% based on 2 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Epson VS240 is 97% (based on 35 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

The Epson VS240 and the Epson VS340 have identical average expert review scores. For both projectors the average expert review score is 70%.
Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Epson VS340 has better user reviews than the Epson VS240. The average user reviews score for the Epson VS340 is 100% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the Epson VS240 is 97% based on 35 reviews.
Epson VS240 Epson VS340
5 stars
30 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

PC Mag Review Score

Epson VS240 Epson VS340
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If you're on a tight budget and need a capable SVGA data projector for your business or school, the Epson VS240 SVGA 3LCD Projector ($359.99) is worth a close look. Given its price, it's no surprise that it lacks an optical zoom, and the fact that it...
Inexpensive
Portable
USB plug and play
Long bulb life and low cost for replacement bulbs
No optical zoom or 3D capability
Anemic audio output
Lacks carrying case
The Epson VS240 offers solid data-image quality in an SVGA data projector at a bargain price......
Nov 2015
PC Mag logo
The Epson VS340 XGA 3LCD Projector ($429.99) offers easy portability and a good port selection for its price. You figure that Epson had to make some compromises in designing a sub-$500 model, and our testing showed mediocre image quality and a feeble...
Inexpensive
Portable
Good range of ports for a budget projector
USB plug and play
Long lamp life
Lacks carrying case
No 3D capability
Soft audio in testing
The Epson VS340 XGA 3LCD Data Projector is a capable budget model that provides portability, solid data- and video-image quality, and a good selection of ports......
Nov 2015

Date Released

Epson VS240 Epson VS340
31 months old 31 months old

Key Features

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.

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 VS240
Epson
VS240
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2
Epson VS340
Epson
VS340
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Noise Level 37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB 29dB
 
 
 
Projector Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Projector Native Resolution
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI Lumens
White Light Output 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI Lumens
Colours 1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
1.35:1
 1.35:1
1.35:1
 1.35:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
 
 
 
Lamps Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 10,000h 10,000h
Bulb Power 200W 200W
Service Life of Lamp 5,000h 5,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1440 x 900 (WXGA+) 1440 x 900
1280 x 800 (WXGA) 1280 x 800
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1440 x 900 (WXGA+) 1440 x 900
1280 x 800 (WXGA) 1280 x 800
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Epson VS240 Epson VS340
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Audio (L,R) in 1 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Epson VS240 Epson VS340
RMS Rated Power 2W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Power Consumption (typical) 214W
BEST
291W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 219W 214W
BEST
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Output Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson VS240 Epson VS340
Weight 2.4kg 2.4kg
Height 76.2mm 76mm
Depth 233.7mm 233.7mm
Width 297mm 297mm

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