Epson EB-S04 vs Epson EB-U32

Epson EB-S04
Epson EB-U32

Top Prices

Argos
Standard delivery: £3.95
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (41 available)
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (14 available)
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Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
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Direct TVs
Standard delivery: £9.95
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Standard delivery: £9.95

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Two audio in ports Edit
The Epson EB-S04 is a two audio in port projector, whereas the Epson EB-U32 only has one audio in port.
Lighter Edit
Epson EB-S04 is 2.4kg heavy. That's 200g lighter than the Epson EB-U32 (2.6kg).
£299 cheaper
The Epson EB-S04 costs £226.25, whereas the Epson EB-U32 is £525.00.
8 Reasons For
7% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-U32 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EB-S04 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson EB-U32 is a 0.67" matrix size projector. That's 0.12" bigger than the Epson EB-S04 (0.67").
Moderately brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson EB-U32 has a colour light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EB-S04 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A bit brighter white light output Edit
The Epson EB-U32 has a white light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, but the Epson EB-S04 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens white light output projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
140 ANSI lumens brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson EB-U32 has a brightness in economy mode of 2,240 ANSI lumens, but the Epson EB-S04 is only a 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (140 ANSI lumens dimmer).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Epson EB-U32 has two HDMI ports, however the Epson EB-S04 only has one HDMI port.
50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-U32 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W higher than the Epson EB-S04 (2W).
Available from 8 shops
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.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
7% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EB-S04 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EB-U32 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
22% smaller matrix size Edit
The Epson EB-S04 is a 0.55" matrix size projector. That's 0.12" smaller than the Epson EB-U32 (0.67").
Slightly dimmer colour light output Edit
The Epson EB-S04 has a colour light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, whereas the Epson EB-U32 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens colour light output projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Marginally dimmer white light output Edit
The Epson EB-S04 has a white light output of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EB-U32 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens white light output projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
140 ANSI lumens dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson EB-S04 has a brightness in economy mode of 2,100 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EB-U32 is a 2,240 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (140 ANSI lumens brighter).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Epson EB-S04 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Epson EB-U32 only has two HDMI ports.
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-S04 is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W lower than the Epson EB-U32 (2W).
Not as many stockists
Only 14 sellers sells the Epson EB-S04, however 22 stores sell the Epson EB-U32. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4 Reasons Against
Only one audio in port Edit
The Epson EB-U32 has one audio in port, however the Epson EB-S04 only has two audio in ports.
Heavier Edit
The Epson EB-U32 is a 2.6kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Epson EB-S04 (2.6kg).
£299 more expensive
The Epson EB-U32 is more expensive than the Epson EB-S04 by £298.75.
One month older
The Epson EB-U32 is older than the Epson EB-S04 by one month.

Date Released

14 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.92
Total running cost £ 90.69
Purchase price £ 226.25
Total cost of ownership £ 316.94
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.92
Total running cost £ 90.69
Purchase price £ 525.00
Total cost of ownership £ 615.69
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
- 30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.67"
BEST
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,100 ANSI lumens 2,240 ANSI lumens
BEST
Number of Colours
1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Tele Projection Distance
0.88 - 10.44 2.1 - 2.1
Wide Projection Distance
0.88 - 10.44 1.8 - 1.8
Projection Distance
1.77 - 2.4 1.8 - 2.1
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 350 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 200W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.35x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
8% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.44 - 1.44 1.5 - 1.71
Focal Length Range
16.7 - 16.7 20.42 - 24.5
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Presentation
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready

Ports & Interfaces

S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB 28dB

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
1W 2W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.26W 0.26W
Typical Power Consumption
277W 277W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
207W 207W
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

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
77mm 77mm
Depth
234mm 244mm
Width
297mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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