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Optoma TW695 vs Viewsonic PLED-W800
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Optoma TW695vsViewsonic PLED-W800

Optoma TW695

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Optoma TW695

$399.99
$250.01
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
32dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 Yes Jan 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2013
Viewsonic PLED-W800

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features
93
Reviews
43 Reviews + 3 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
95
Running Costs
$21 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 1280 X 800 120000:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 120000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014
Optoma TW695

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Optoma TW695

$399.99
$250.01
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
32dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 Yes Jan 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2013
Viewsonic PLED-W800

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features
93
Reviews
43 Reviews + 3 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
95
Running Costs
$21 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 1280 X 800 120000:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 120000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014

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Reasons For

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
7 Reasons For
Marginally Quieter Noise Level
The Optoma TW695 has a noise level of 32dB, however the Viewsonic PLED-W800 is a 34dB projector (2dB 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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Brighter Projector Brightness
The Optoma TW695 has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens. That's 2,700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Viewsonic PLED-W800 (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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3D
The Optoma TW695 supports 3D, but the Viewsonic PLED-W800 does not support 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.

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Ethernet LAN
The Optoma TW695 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Viewsonic PLED-W800 does not have an Ethernet LAN.

This denotes whether the projector has the native capability to connect to the local network, in order to receive movie files and the like from your computer.

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$260 Cheaper
The Optoma TW695 costs $259.63 less than the Viewsonic PLED-W800.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better Brand
Optoma projectors have an average rating of 87.8%, whereas Viewsonic has an average rating of 85.6%.
4 Reasons For
90% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Viewsonic PLED-W800 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 27,000h longer than the Optoma TW695 (3,000h).

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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Full HD
The Viewsonic PLED-W800 supports full HD, whereas the Optoma TW695 does not.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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Card Reader Integrated
The Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a card reader integrated, but the Optoma TW695 does not have a card reader integrated.

This denotes whether the projector comes with an inbuilt reader for memory cards or not.

A memory card is a good way to easily load a film into the projector to watch, without having to hook it up to a computer first.

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72% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Viewsonic PLED-W800 is $54 cheaper to run than the Optoma TW695 over five years.
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Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
No awards found
3 Awards

Average Expert Rating

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
18 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Optoma has a better average brand rating than Viewsonic. The average brand rating for Optoma is 87.83% based on 4,182 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Viewsonic is 85.56% based on 1,166 reviews.
Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Optoma

88

88

Based on 4,182 reviews
Viewsonic

86

86

Based on 1,166 reviews

Date Released

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
63 months old 42 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.

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.

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Best
Yes
No

Full HD

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
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.
Optoma TW695
Optoma
TW695
11 trees 0.43 tonnes CO2
Viewsonic PLED-W800
Viewsonic
PLED-W800
3 trees 0.12 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Noise Level 32dB
BEST
34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
120000:1
 120000:1
120000:1
 120000:1
Projector Brightness 3,500 ANSI Lumens 800 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Analog Resolution
1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.65"
BEST
0.45"
Uniformity 85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.4:1
 1.4:1
1.4:1
 1.4:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Lamp 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp 3,000h 30,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 125%
BEST
105%
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 (WXGA) 1280 x 800
1280 x 768 (WXGA) 1280 x 768
1024 x 768 (XGA) 800 x 600 (SVGA)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 (WXGA) 1280 x 800
1280 x 768 (WXGA) 1280 x 768
1024 x 768 (XGA) 800 x 600 (SVGA)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3
BEST
1
 
 
 
Storage Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
RMS Rated Power 10W 4W
BEST
Built-In Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Power Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 365W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 90W
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Output Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Certificates Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 328mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 108mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 213mm
Weight 7.6kg
BEST
830g
Height 210mm 175mm
Depth 407mm 51.5mm
Width 426.5mm 138mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Optoma TW695 Viewsonic PLED-W800
Cables Included
USB VGA
HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI
USB VGA
HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI

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