Optoma EH515 vs Panasonic PT-VX605N

Optoma EH515
Panasonic PT-VX605N

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a 0.65" matrix size projector. That's 0.02" bigger than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (0.63").
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a 365W lamp power projector. That's 95W bigger than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (270W).
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX605N only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 37dB noise level projector (9dB louder). Read more

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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH515 is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W higher than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (10W).
Available from 2 shops
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.
37% cheaper to run
The Optoma EH515 only costs £139.89 to run over five years but the Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £221.45 to run (58% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
A little bigger uniformity Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N has a uniformity of 85%, whereas the Optoma EH515 is only an 80% uniformity projector (5% smaller). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

21% lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 1kg lighter than the Optoma EH515 (4.9kg).
£664 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £663.60 less than the Optoma EH515.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
A little smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a uniformity of 80%, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX605N is an 85% uniformity projector (5% bigger). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

17% heavier Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a weight of 5.9kg. That's 1kg heavier than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (4.9kg).
£664 more expensive
The Optoma EH515 is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-VX605N by £663.60.
One month older
The Optoma EH515 is older than the Panasonic PT-VX605N by one month.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 0.63" matrix size projector. That's 0.02" smaller than the Optoma EH515 (0.63").
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 270W lamp power projector. That's 95W smaller than the Optoma EH515 (270W).
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma EH515 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
25% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N has a noise level of 37dB, however the Optoma EH515 is a 28dB noise level projector (9dB quieter). Read more

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.

10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 10W lower than the Optoma EH515 (10W).
Less retailers
Only 4 sellers sells the Panasonic PT-VX605N, whereas 6 stores sell the Optoma EH515. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 58%
The Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £221.45 to run which is £81.56 more to run than the Optoma EH515 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

15 months Ago 13 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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 118.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 103.19
Total running cost £ 221.45
Purchase price £ 1,171.20
Total cost of ownership £ 1,392.65
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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.
1.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
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
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,500 ANSI lumens 5,500 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -35 - 35
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
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 30 - 300
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
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
365W
BEST
270W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

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 0 - 40
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.5 - 3.39 1.6 - 1.9
Focal Length Range
17.63 - 31.36 15.31 - 24.6
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

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)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 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)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
3D Format
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
D-Sub PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 D-Sub PC in port
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 Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
28dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15 - 91
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 100
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
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
Unknown - Click to provide data LPCM
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

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
BEST
14W
Typical Power Consumption
425W 369W
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

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2700
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
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 4.9kg
BEST
Height
160mm 125mm
Depth
344mm 332mm
Width
424mm 389mm

Packaging Content

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