DELL 1210S vs DELL S520

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DELL 1210S
DELL S520

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Bigger uniformity Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 90% uniformity projector. That's 5% bigger than the DELL S520 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Lighter Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 2.4kg heavy projector, whereas the DELL S520 is an 8.5kg heavy projector (6.1kg heavier).
25% narrower Edit
The DELL 1210S has a width of 287mm, however the DELL S520 is a 357mm wide projector (70mm wider).
8 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The DELL S520 has a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, however the DELL 1210S is only a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The DELL S520 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,500h, but the DELL 1210S is only a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h shorter).
95W bigger lamp power Edit
The DELL S520 has a lamp power of 280W, but the DELL 1210S is only a 185W lamp power projector (95W smaller).
Two more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the DELL S520 is three, but the DELL 1210S only has one USB 2.0 port.
WiFi connectivity Edit
The DELL S520 supports WiFi connectivity, whereas the DELL 1210S 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.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The DELL S520 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the DELL 1210S does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
18W higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S520 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the DELL 1210S is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (18W lower).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The DELL S520 has two built-in speakers, however the DELL 1210S only has one built-in speaker.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
600 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the DELL S520 is a 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens brighter).
13% shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The DELL 1210S has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000h, however the DELL S520 is a 4,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h longer).
95W smaller lamp power Edit
The DELL 1210S has a lamp power of 185W, however the DELL S520 is a 280W lamp power projector (95W bigger).
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The DELL 1210S has one USB 2.0 port, however the DELL S520 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
Does not support WiFi connectivity Edit
The DELL 1210S does not support WiFi connectivity, whereas the DELL S520 supports 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.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The DELL 1210S does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the DELL S520 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Does not support HDCP Edit
The DELL 1210S does not support HDCP, however the DELL S520 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The DELL 1210S has an RMS rated power of 2W, but the DELL S520 is a 20W RMS rated power projector (18W higher).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The DELL 1210S is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the DELL S520 only has two built-in speakers.
Older by over two years
The DELL 1210S is two years older than the DELL S520.
5 Reasons Against
Smaller uniformity Edit
The DELL S520 is an 85% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the DELL 1210S (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

HDCP Edit
The DELL S520 supports HDCP, however the DELL 1210S does not. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Vastly heavier Edit
The DELL S520 has a weight of 8.5kg, however the DELL 1210S is a 2.4kg heavy projector (6.1kg lighter).
Wider Edit
DELL S520 is 357mm wide, but the DELL 1210S is a 287mm wide projector (70mm narrower).
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Date Released

53 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 8000:1
 8000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 3,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data +/- 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
90%
BEST
85%
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1 - 12 0.517 - 0.759
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 70 - 100
Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
 SVGA (800x600)
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
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 4,500h
BEST
Lamp Power
185W 280W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 3,000h

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 125%

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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 60
 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 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
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
D-Sub PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 D-Sub PC in port
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2GB

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 36dB
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 32dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
2W 20W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 345W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 285W
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120 - 240
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 120 - 240
 120
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
8.5kg
Height
89mm
BEST
231mm
Depth
193mm
BEST
367mm
Width
287mm
BEST
357mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting brackets included
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Cable Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DC
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DC

Other Features

Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
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