Epson VS340 vs Epson VS345
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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 VS345

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Epson VS345

$662.49
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very good features and a reasonable price
94
Reviews
34 Reviews
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
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 VS345

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Epson VS345

$662.49
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very good features and a reasonable price
94
Reviews
34 Reviews
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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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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2 Prices from 1 Store | $419.00-$537.49
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Epson VS345 Projector - V11H718220 VS345 WXGA 3LCD Projector - White/Black (Brand new, unopened)
$662.49
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Reasons For

Epson VS340 Epson VS345
2 Reasons For
$243 Cheaper
The Epson VS340 costs $419.00, whereas the Epson VS345 is $662.49.
User Reviews Are Better
Based on 2 user reviews, the average review score of the Epson VS340 is 100%, but the average rating of the Epson VS345 is 94% (based on 32 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Moderately Brighter Projector Brightness
The Epson VS345 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson VS340 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 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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Much Better Expert Reviews
The Epson VS345 has an average expert review score of 80%, whereas the Epson VS340 has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).
Better PC Mag Review Score
The Epson VS345 has a PC Mag review score of 80%, but the Epson VS340 only has a rating of 70% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

The Epson VS345 has better expert reviews than the Epson VS340. The average expert reviews score for the Epson VS345 is 80% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Epson VS340 is 70% based on 1 review.
Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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 VS345. The average user reviews score for the Epson VS340 is 100% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the Epson VS345 is 94% based on 32 reviews.
Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
25 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews

PC Mag Review Score

Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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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
Best
PC Mag logo
The Epson VS345 WXGA 3LCD Projector ($459.99) is a low-price yet capable model, with good image quality for both data and video, and a solid selection of ports. It doesn't have the range of features and the powerful sound system of the Editors' Choic...
Inexpensive
USB plug and play
Long lamp life for an LCD projector
Good video- and data-image quality in our tests
Can't project 3D content
Soft audio in testing
Lacks carrying case
The Epson VS345 provides good data- and video-image quality for a low-priced WXGA projector......
Nov 2015

Date Released

Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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 VS340
Epson
VS340
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2
Epson VS345
Epson
VS345
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Noise Level 37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB 29dB
 
 
 
Projector Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 2,800 ANSI Lumens 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output 2,800 ANSI Lumens 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
White Light Output 2,800 ANSI Lumens 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Colours 1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
1.2:1
 1.2:1
1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
 
 
 
Lamps Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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 VS340 Epson VS345
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Epson VS340 Epson VS345
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) 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 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)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
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) 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 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)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Epson VS340 Epson VS345
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Epson VS340 Epson VS345
RMS Rated Power 1W 2W
BEST
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Power Consumption (typical) 291W 291W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 214W 214W
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Voltage Tolerance Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson VS340 Epson VS345
Weight 2.4kg 2.4kg
Height 76mm 76.2mm
Depth 233.7mm 233.7mm
Width 297mm 297mm

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