Asus S1 vs Optoma DS346

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Asus S1
Optoma DS346

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus S1 has a built-in speaker, but the Optoma DS346 does not have a built-in speaker. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Significantly lighter Edit
The Asus S1 is a 342g heavy projector. That's 2kg lighter than the Optoma DS346 (2.4kg).
Two times narrower Edit
The Asus S1 has a width of 110.5mm. That's 112.5mm narrower than the Optoma DS346 (223mm).
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma DS346 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 2,800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus S1 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Vastly bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma DS346 is a 225W lamp power projector. That's 225W bigger than the Asus S1 (225W).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma DS346 has a noise level of 29dB, whereas the Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Optoma DS346 has a handheld remote control, whereas the Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Asus S1 is a 200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 2,800 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma DS346 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Asus S1 has a noise level of 32dB, whereas the Optoma DS346 is a 29dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control, however the Optoma DS346 has a handheld remote control.
One month older
The Asus S1 is older than the Optoma DS346 by one month.
4 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Optoma DS346 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Asus S1 has a built-in speaker. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

86% heavier Edit
The Optoma DS346 is a 2.4kg heavy projector. That's 2kg heavier than the Asus S1 (2.4kg).
51% wider Edit
The Optoma DS346 has a width of 223mm. That's 112.5mm wider than the Asus S1 (223mm).
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Awards

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gagadget.com: Recommended
hispazone.com: Recommended Product
ixbt.com: Original Design
madboxpc.com: Recommended
oclab.ru: Best Choice
ozeros.com: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award
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Date Released

36 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 10.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 13.95
Purchase price £ 189.91
Total cost of ownership £ 203.86
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.069T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.069 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
2
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 18000:1
 18000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
Projector Brightness
200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Size
0.3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.73 - 2.43 1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 225W
Lamp Service Life
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 SECAM
 NTSC
 SECAM

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
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
32dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
32W Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
6,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
CB/ CE/ FCC/ VCCI/ UL/ CU/ C-Tick/ CCC/ TUV-GS/ PSE Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
1.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
122mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
240mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
186mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
342g
BEST
2.4kg
Height
30.7mm
BEST
315mm
Depth
102mm 102mm
Width
110.5mm
BEST
223mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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Other Features

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.35kg
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 315 x 223 x 102
Output
Unknown - Click to provide data VGA x 1 3.5 mm jack x 1
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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