Optoma DX342 vs Optoma X600

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Optoma DX342
Optoma X600

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1% higher number of colours Edit
The Optoma DX342 has a number of colours of 1,073.4M. That's 3.4000000000001M higher than the Optoma X600 (1,070M).
2,500h longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma DX342 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Optoma X600 is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
3% bigger offset Edit
The Optoma DX342 has an offset of 115%, but the Optoma X600 is only a 112% offset projector (3% smaller).
Significantly lighter Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 2.4kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma X600 is a 3.6kg heavy projector (1.3kg heavier).
Cheaper by £771
The Optoma DX342 is £771.12 cheaper than the Optoma X600.
Cheaper to run by £30.44
Over five years the Optoma DX342 is £30.44 cheaper to run than the Optoma X600. Read more
Better selling
The Optoma DX342 ranks No. 134295 by number of sales, whereas the Optoma X600 ranks No. 222102.
13 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma X600 has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens. That's 3,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma DX342 (6,000 ANSI lumens).
0.15" bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma X600 is a 0.7" matrix size projector. That's 0.15" bigger than the Optoma DX342 (0.7").
Moderately bigger uniformity Edit
The Optoma X600 has a uniformity of 85%, whereas the Optoma DX342 is only an 80% uniformity projector (5% smaller). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma X600 is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma DX342 (310W).
0.4x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Optoma X600 has an optical zoom of 1.5x, but the Optoma DX342 is only a 1.1x optical zoom projector (0.4x smaller).
One more composite video in port Edit
The Optoma X600 has two composite video in ports, however the Optoma DX342 only has one composite video in port.
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma X600 is two, but the Optoma DX342 only has one HDMI port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma X600 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma DX342 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma X600 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Optoma DX342 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma X600 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Optoma DX342 is a 29dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

Three built-in speakers Edit
The Optoma X600 has three built-in speakers, however the Optoma DX342 only has two built-in speakers.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are better
The Optoma X600 has an average user review score of 95% based on 8 reviews, however the Optoma DX342 has an average rating of 87% (based on 100 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
3,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma X600 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
0.15" smaller matrix size Edit
The Optoma DX342 has a matrix size of 0.55", but the Optoma X600 is a 0.7" matrix size projector (0.15" bigger).
Smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma DX342 is an 80% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the Optoma X600 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

120W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma DX342 has a lamp power of 190W, however the Optoma X600 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
37% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 1.1x optical zoom projector. That's 0.4x smaller than the Optoma X600 (1.5x).
Only one composite video in port Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a one composite video in port projector, whereas the Optoma X600 only has two composite video in ports.
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Optoma DX342 has one HDMI port, however the Optoma X600 only has two HDMI ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma DX342 is one, but the Optoma X600 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma DX342 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Optoma X600 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Louder noise level Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 29dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma X600 (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.

One less built-in speaker Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Optoma X600 only has three built-in speakers.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma DX342 is only stocked by 10 shops, but the Optoma X600 is stocked by 14 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma DX342 is 87%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma X600 is 95% (based on 8 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
3.4000000000001M lower number of colours Edit
Optoma X600 is only 1,070M colour, but the Optoma DX342 is a 1,073.4M colour projector (3.4000000000001M higher).
2,500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma X600 is a 2,500h lamp service life projector. That's 2,500h shorter than the Optoma DX342 (2,500h).
Smaller offset Edit
The Optoma X600 is a 112% offset projector. That's 3% smaller than the Optoma DX342 (112%).
35% heavier Edit
The Optoma X600 has a weight of 3.6kg. That's 1.3kg heavier than the Optoma DX342 (3.6kg).
£771 more expensive
The Optoma X600 is more expensive than the Optoma DX342 by £771.12.
Over one year older
The Optoma X600 is older than the Optoma DX342 by 15 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 40%
Over five years the Optoma X600 costs £106.24 to run which is £30.44 more to run than the Optoma DX342. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Optoma X600 ranks No. 222102 by sales volume, however the Optoma DX342 ranks No. 134295.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 75.80
Purchase price £ 257.00
Total cost of ownership £ 332.80
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 106.24
Purchase price £ 1,028.12
Total cost of ownership £ 1,134.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.53T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 18000:1
BEST
 18000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Vertical Keystone Correction
+/- 40 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.7"
BEST
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 25kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 144kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Number of Colours
1,073.4M
BEST
1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 1 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
22.9 - 300 28.01 - 328.38
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500W
Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Lamp Power
190W 310W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
2,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x 1.5x
BEST
Offset
115%
BEST
112%
Aperture Range
2.41 - 2.55 2.6 - 2.81
Focal Length Range
21.8 - 23.98 26.9 - 29.84
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
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
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
Progressive Scan Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan output
PC Audio Input
 PC audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
 PC audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Port
1 2
BEST
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
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
29dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 50 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Built-In Speaker
2 3
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
225W
BEST
320W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
191W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
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
0 - 3000 0 - 2500
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height
102mm 104mm
Depth
224mm 254mm
Width
315mm 326mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

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