Epson 1420Wi vs Sony VPL-FHZ65

Epson 1420Wi
Sony VPL-FHZ65

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has two HDMI ports, however the Sony VPL-FHZ65 only has one HDMI port.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson 1420Wi is three, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has a built-in speaker, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 does not. 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 Epson 1420Wi is a 5.6kg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 16kg heavy projector (10.4kg heavier).
Cheaper by £6,286
The Epson 1420Wi is £6,285.61 cheaper than the Sony VPL-FHZ65.
Cheaper to run by £26.06
Over five years the Epson 1420Wi only costs £140.75 to run however the Sony VPL-FHZ65 costs £166.81 to run (19% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
2,700 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson 1420Wi is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
16,000h longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 has a lamp service life of 20,000h, but the Epson 1420Wi is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (16,000h shorter).
7dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 28dB noise level projector. That's 7dB quieter than the Epson 1420Wi (28dB). 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.

3 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.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1420Wi is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Four times shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has a lamp service life of 4,000h, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (16,000h longer).
7dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1420Wi is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Sony VPL-FHZ65 (28dB). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Epson 1420Wi is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is stocked by 4 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by ten months
The Epson 1420Wi is ten months older than the Sony VPL-FHZ65.
6 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 has one HDMI port, however the Epson 1420Wi only has two HDMI ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Sony VPL-FHZ65 is one, but the Epson 1420Wi only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Epson 1420Wi 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.

Significantly heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is a 16kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson 1420Wi is a 5.6kg heavy projector (10.4kg lighter).
More expensive by £6,286
The Sony VPL-FHZ65 is £6,285.61 more expensive than the Epson 1420Wi.
Higher running costs over five years by £26.06
The running costs over five years of the Sony VPL-FHZ65 are £166.81 which is £26.06 more than the Epson 1420Wi. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 123.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 17.69
Total running cost £ 140.75
Purchase price £ 1,595.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,736.74
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 163.12
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 166.81
Purchase price £ 7,881.60
Total cost of ownership £ 8,048.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.83T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
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
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-3 - 3 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-3 - 3 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Colour Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.76 - 2.54 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 40 - 600
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
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
245W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.23:1
 1.39 - 2.23:1
Aperture Range
1.8 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
3.71 - 3.71 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
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 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 28dB
BEST
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
2.4W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
384W
BEST
509W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
288W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.6kg
BEST
16kg
Height
190.5mm 169mm
Depth
375.92mm 515mm
Width
368.3mm 460mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Technical Details

RS-232C Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RS-232C port
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