Epson EX7240 vs Optoma HD151X

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Epson EX7240
Optoma HD151X

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD151X is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000h, however the Optoma HD151X is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (6,500h shorter).
A lot longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Optoma HD151X is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Epson EX7240 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Optoma HD151X only has one USB 2.0 port.
4.5kg lighter Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 2.4g heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD151X is a 4.5kg heavy projector (4.5kg heavier).
Cheaper to run by £23.55
Over five years the Epson EX7240 only costs £90.70 to run however the Optoma HD151X costs £114.25 to run (26% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
36% bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 110W bigger than the Epson EX7240 (310W).
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma HD151X is two, but the Epson EX7240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
7dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD151X has a noise level of 27dB, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector (7dB 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a lamp power of 200W, however the Optoma HD151X is a 310W lamp power projector (110W bigger).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson EX7240 is one, but the Optoma HD151X only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
7dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma HD151X (27dB). 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.

8 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX7240 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
2x shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 6,500h shorter than the Epson EX7240 (3,500h).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 2,500h lamp service life projector. That's 2,500h shorter than the Epson EX7240 (2,500h).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD151X has one USB 2.0 port, however the Epson EX7240 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
4.5kg heavier Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 4.5kg heavy projector. That's 4.5kg heavier than the Epson EX7240 (4.5kg).
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Two months older
The Optoma HD151X is older than the Epson EX7240 by two months.
26% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Optoma HD151X are £114.25 which is £23.55 more than the Epson EX7240. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 90.70
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 90.70
Purchase price £ 644.35
Total cost of ownership £ 735.05
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h
BEST
3,500h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 310W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
2,500h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.58 - 1.72 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 20.77 - 31.173
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
D-Sub PC in Port
 D-Sub PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote (IR) Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile high-definition link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
12V Trigger
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 27dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
2W 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
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
283W
BEST
345W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
207W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4g
BEST
4.5kg
Height
81.28mm 162mm
Depth
233.7mm 280mm
Width
297.2mm 386mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 USB
 VGA
 AC
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