Epson EB-U04 vs Epson EX3240

Epson EB-U04
Epson EX3240

Top Prices

Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
In stock
Direct TVs
Standard delivery: £9.95
In stock
Appliances Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
In stock
Servers Direct
Delivery unknown
In stock
eBay
Standard delivery: £40.02

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has two HDMI ports, however the Epson EX3240 only has one HDMI port.
1dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson EB-U04 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EX3240 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Epson EB-U04 is 207W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 7W lower than the Epson EX3240 (214W).
24 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
7 Reasons For
Moderately brighter projector brightness Edit
Epson EX3240 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson EB-U04 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens colour light output projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EB-U04 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Brighter white light output Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens white light output projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EB-U04 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
200g lighter Edit
Epson EX3240 is 2.4kg heavy, but the Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
4.9mm narrower Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a 292.1mm wide projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is a 297mm wide projector (4.9mm wider).
Cheaper by £10
The Epson EX3240 costs £450.21, whereas the Epson EB-U04 is £459.97.
£1,521.31 cheaper to run
Over five years the Epson EX3240 only costs £93.26 to run whereas the Epson EB-U04 costs £1,614.57 to run (1631% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EX3240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
7% dimmer colour light output Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens colour light output projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX3240 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
7% dimmer white light output Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens white light output projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX3240 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Moderately heavier Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2.6kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EX3240 is a 2.4kg heavy projector (200g lighter).
A bit wider Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a width of 297mm, however the Epson EX3240 is a 292.1mm wide projector (4.9mm narrower).
More expensive by £10
The Epson EB-U04 is £9.76 more expensive than the Epson EX3240.
Older by four months
The Epson EB-U04 is four months older than the Epson EX3240.
Higher running costs over five years by £1,521.31
Over five years the Epson EB-U04 costs £1,614.57 to run which is £1,521.31 more to run than the Epson EX3240. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Epson EX3240 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 only has two HDMI ports.
A little louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dB, however the Epson EB-U04 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
4% higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson EX3240 has a power consumption in economy mode of 214W. That's 7W higher than the Epson EB-U04 (214W).
Not as many stockists
The Epson EX3240 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Epson EB-U04 is stocked by 25 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Date Released

16 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 1,525.80
Total running cost £ 1,614.57
Purchase price £ 459.97
Total cost of ownership £ 2,074.54
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 93.26
Purchase price £ 450.21
Total cost of ownership £ 543.47
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

8.0T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 8.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
206
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 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)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.67" Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
 1.35:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
2.17 - 2.17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
1.8 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.17 0.88 - 10.44
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Offset
10% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
1.5 - 1.71 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
20.42 - 24.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.7

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1440 x 1050
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
D-Sub PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 D-Sub PC in port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 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
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in
Composite Video Output Port
 Composite video output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB
BEST
29dB
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
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
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
207W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
277W
BEST
291W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
207W
BEST
214W
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

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

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height
77mm
BEST
81.28mm
Depth
244mm 233.7mm
BEST
Width
297mm 292.1mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
Feedback