Epson EB-Z9800W vs Optoma EH320USTi

Epson EB-Z9800W
Optoma EH320USTi

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Significantly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W is an 8,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi is only a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a lamp power of 380W, however the Optoma EH320USTi is only a 260W lamp power projector (120W smaller).
DVI port Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a DVI port, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi does not have a DVI port.
12.00 VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson EB-Z9800W is 12.00, but the Optoma EH320USTi only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
11 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a lamp service life of 3,000h, but the Epson EB-Z9800W is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
3D image projection Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi supports 3D image projection, however the Epson EB-Z9800W does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Full HD projection Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi supports Full HD projection, but the Epson EB-Z9800W does not support 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has two HDMI ports, however the Epson EB-Z9800W only has one HDMI port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Epson EB-Z9800W does not.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma EH320USTi is 28dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EB-Z9800W is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (7dB louder).
Significantly lighter Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 4.9kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EB-Z9800W is a 25kg heavy projector (20.2kg heavier).
356mm narrower Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a width of 385mm, however the Epson EB-Z9800W is a 741mm wide projector (356mm wider).
Cheaper by £6,313
The Optoma EH320USTi is £6,313.45 cheaper than the Epson EB-Z9800W.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £5,470.72
Over five years the Optoma EH320USTi only costs £103.04 to run however the Epson EB-Z9800W costs £5,573.76 to run (5309% more). Read more

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a lamp service life of 2,500h, but the Optoma EH320USTi is a 3,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W does not support 3D image projection, but the Optoma EH320USTi supports 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W does not support Full HD projection, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi 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 HDMI port Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has one HDMI port, however the Optoma EH320USTi only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Epson EB-Z9800W is 35dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Optoma EH320USTi is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (7dB quieter).
20.2kg heavier Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W is a 25kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi is a 4.9kg heavy projector (20.2kg lighter).
356mm wider Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a width of 741mm, however the Optoma EH320USTi is a 385mm wide projector (356mm narrower).
More expensive by £6,313
The Epson EB-Z9800W is £6,313.45 more expensive than the Optoma EH320USTi.
Fewer sellers
The Epson EB-Z9800W is only stocked by 6 retailers, but the Optoma EH320USTi is stocked by 7 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by six months
The Epson EB-Z9800W is six months older than the Optoma EH320USTi.
£5,470.72 more expensive to run over five years
The Epson EB-Z9800W costs £5,573.76 to run which is £5,470.72 more to run than the Optoma EH320USTi over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EB-Z9800W is an 8,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,300 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a lamp power of 260W, however the Epson EB-Z9800W is a 380W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi does not have a DVI port, however the Epson EB-Z9800W has a DVI port.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma EH320USTi is two, but the Epson EB-Z9800W only has 12.00 VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 259.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 5,314.49
Total running cost £ 5,573.76
Purchase price £ 7,942.18
Total cost of ownership £ 13,515.94
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04
Purchase price £ 1,628.73
Total cost of ownership £ 1,731.77
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

28T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
709
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
8,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Colour Light Output
8,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
8,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
7,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.16:1
BEST
 1.16:1
Tele Projection Distance
3.3 - 27.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
1 - 17.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45 - 0.59
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 80 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Power
380W
BEST
260W
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 3,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 118%

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
12
BEST
2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
38dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
35dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Grey
 White
 Grey
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
721W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
809W 310W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 260W
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
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 - 3000
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
-10 - 60 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
25kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
197mm 99mm
BEST
Depth
534mm 310mm
BEST
Width
741mm 385mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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