Epson EH-TW5350 vs Viewsonic PJD5550LWS

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Epson EH-TW5350
Viewsonic PJD5550LWS

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
87% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 75,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 65,000h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (10,000h).
Full HD projection Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 supports Full HD projection, but the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS does not. Read more

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.

Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more HDMI port Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has two HDMI ports, however the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS only has one HDMI port.
WiFi connectivity Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 supports WiFi connectivity, but the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS does not support WiFi connectivity. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

4% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson EH-TW5350 is 27dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (28dB).
60% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 5W RMS rated power projector. That's 3W higher than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (2W).
22% narrower Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a width of 297mm. That's 65mm narrower than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (362mm).
£130 cheaper
The Epson EH-TW5350 is £130.10 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS.
Available from 14 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.
6 Reasons For
34% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens. That's 1,100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EH-TW5350 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
93% bigger offset Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is a 130% offset projector. That's 120% bigger than the Epson EH-TW5350 (130%).
16% quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a noise level of 32dB, however the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 37dB noise level projector (5dB 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.

24% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 590g lighter than the Epson EH-TW5350 (2.5kg).
95% cheaper to run
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is £1,652.54 cheaper to run than the Epson EH-TW5350 over five years. Read more
User reviews are moderately better
Based on 20 reviews, the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has an average user review score of 96%, however the Epson EH-TW5350 has an average rating of 95% (based on 61 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
50% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Twelve times smaller offset Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 10% offset projector. That's 120% smaller than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (130%).
5dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a noise level of 37dB, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is a 32dB noise level projector (5dB 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.

590g heavier Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 3.1kg heavy projector. That's 590g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS (2.5kg).
1800% higher running costs over five years
The Epson EH-TW5350 costs £1,744.36 to run which is £1,652.54 more to run than the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS over five years. Show assumptions.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Epson EH-TW5350 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is 96% (based on 20 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
Seven times shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 65,000h shorter than the Epson EH-TW5350 (10,000h).
Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS does not support Full HD projection, however the Epson EH-TW5350 supports Full HD projection. Read more

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.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is one, but the Epson EH-TW5350 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is one, but the Epson EH-TW5350 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not support WiFi connectivity Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS does not support WiFi connectivity, however the Epson EH-TW5350 does. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

4% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB louder than the Epson EH-TW5350 (28dB).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 3W lower than the Epson EH-TW5350 (2W).
Wider Edit
Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is 362mm wide. That's 65mm wider than the Epson EH-TW5350 (362mm).
£130 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is more expensive than the Epson EH-TW5350 by £130.10.
Less retailers
Only 2 shops sells the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS, whereas 16 stores sell the Epson EH-TW5350. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five months older
The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS is older than the Epson EH-TW5350 by five months.

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 1,651.10
Total running cost £ 1,744.36
Purchase price £ 518.67
Total cost of ownership £ 2,263.03
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.13
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 91.82
Purchase price £ 648.77
Total cost of ownership £ 740.59
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

8.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 8.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
222
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
 40000:1
BEST
 40000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.61" Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
15,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Zoom capability
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Tele Projection Distance
1.95 - 1.95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.95 0.3 - 3.5
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
34 - 332 30 - 300
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
75,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Power
224W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 4,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
10% 130%
BEST
Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 32dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
27dB
BEST
28dB
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
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
5W
BEST
2W
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
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
224W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
291W 275W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
224W 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 - 3048
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.9kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 165mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 465mm
Weight
3.1kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
114mm
BEST
116mm
Depth
245mm
BEST
248mm
Width
297mm
BEST
362mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
 3D glasses included

Other Features

Dimensions
297 x 245 x 114 Unknown - Click to provide data
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