Optoma EH515 vs Sony VPL-FHZ57

Optoma EH515
Sony VPL-FHZ57

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
26% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens. That's 1,400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 (4,100 ANSI lumens).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma EH515 is two, but the Sony VPL-FHZ57 only has one HDMI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ57 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Vastly lighter Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a weight of 5.9kg. That's 10.1kg lighter than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 (16kg).
£1,444 cheaper
The Optoma EH515 costs £1,444.30 less than the Sony VPL-FHZ57.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2 Reasons For
85% longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 17,000h longer than the Optoma EH515 (20,000h).
Cheaper to run by £17.62
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is £17.62 cheaper to run than the Optoma EH515 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Six times shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 17,000h shorter than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 (20,000h).
One month older
The Optoma EH515 is older than the Sony VPL-FHZ57 by one month.
14% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Optoma EH515 are £139.89 which is £17.62 more than the Sony VPL-FHZ57. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
35% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 4,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH515 (4,100 ANSI lumens).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has one HDMI port, however the Optoma EH515 only has two HDMI ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Sony VPL-FHZ57 is two, but the Optoma EH515 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is a 16kg heavy projector. That's 10.1kg heavier than the Optoma EH515 (16kg).
£1,444 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FHZ57 is more expensive than the Optoma EH515 by £1,444.30.
Fewer sellers
Only 6 stores sells the Sony VPL-FHZ57, but 7 stores sell the Optoma EH515. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

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Date Released

15 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 139.89
Purchase price £ 1,834.80
Total cost of ownership £ 1,974.69
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 118.58
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 122.27
Purchase price £ 3,279.10
Total cost of ownership £ 3,401.37
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,100 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,100 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
BEST
 1.8:1
Projection Distance
1.3 - 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
27.2 - 301.1 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 Laser diode
 Laser diode
Lamp Power
365W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 2.160:1
BEST
 1.2 - 2.160:1
Offset
105% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 25 -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 -32 - 32
Aperture Range
2.5 - 3.39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
17.63 - 31.36 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
3D Format
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio output
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
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
3
BEST
2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Performance

Noise Level
28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 48 - 92
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
425W 370W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
340W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
16kg
Height
160mm 169mm
Depth
344mm 515mm
Width
424mm 460mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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