Benq GP3 vs Epson EB-945

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Benq GP3
Epson EB-945

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Hugely longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq GP3 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 30,000h, but the Epson EB-945 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (24,000h shorter).
Significantly longer lamp service life Edit
The Benq GP3 has a lamp service life of 20,000h, whereas the Epson EB-945 is only a 5,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h shorter).
Integrated card reader Edit
The Benq GP3 has an integrated card reader, but the Epson EB-945 does not.
13% quieter noise level Edit
The Benq GP3 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 4dB quieter than the Epson EB-945 (37dB). 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.

A little quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq GP3 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson EB-945 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The Benq GP3 has two built-in speakers, however the Epson EB-945 only has one built-in speaker.
7x lower power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Benq GP3 has a power consumption during PowerSave of 30W, but the Epson EB-945 is a 234W power consumption during PowerSave projector (204W higher).
Five times lighter Edit
The Benq GP3 has a weight of 560g, however the Epson EB-945 is a 2.9kg heavy projector (2.3kg heavier).
81% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GP3 only costs £18.11 to run but the Epson EB-945 costs £93.51 to run (416% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
2,700 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Epson EB-945 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq GP3 is only a 300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Epson EB-945 has an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Benq GP3 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
12W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-945 has an RMS rated power of 16W, however the Benq GP3 is only a 4W RMS rated power projector (12W lower).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Nine times dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq GP3 has a projector brightness of 300 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EB-945 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Benq GP3 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Epson EB-945 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
3x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq GP3 has an RMS rated power of 4W, whereas the Epson EB-945 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (12W higher).
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10 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, whereas the Benq GP3 is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (24,000h longer).
3x shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, however the Benq GP3 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h longer).
Does not have an integrated card reader Edit
The Epson EB-945 does not have an integrated card reader, however the Benq GP3 has an integrated card reader.
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson EB-945 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Benq GP3 (37dB). 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.

1dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dB, however the Benq GP3 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Epson EB-945 is one, but the Benq GP3 only has two built-in speakers.
204W higher power consumption during PowerSave Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a power consumption during PowerSave of 234W, whereas the Benq GP3 is a 30W power consumption during PowerSave projector (204W lower).
Hugely heavier Edit
Epson EB-945 is 2.9kg heavy, but the Benq GP3 is a 560g heavy projector (2.3kg lighter).
Older by one month
The Epson EB-945 is one month older than the Benq GP3.
Higher running costs over five years by £75.40
Over five years the Epson EB-945 costs £93.51 to run which is £75.40 more to run than the Benq GP3. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 14.42
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 18.11
Electricity cost - switched on £ 90.05
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.46
Total running cost £ 93.51
Purchase price £ 409.46
Total cost of ownership £ 502.97
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.09T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.09 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
2
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
300 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
+/-40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Uniformity
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.69 - 2.75
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.69 - 2.75
Projection Distance
6 - 48.7 1.69 - 2.75
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
20 - 160 30 - 300
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
30,000h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Lamp Service Life
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.51 - 1.99
Focal Length Range
1.928 - 26.95 18.2 - 29.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Video Colour Mode
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Game
 sRGB
BEST
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 bit
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
33dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
APE,FLAC,M4A,MP2,MP3,OGG,WAV Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 PNG
 BMP
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 H.263
 XVID
 3G2
BEST
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 H.263
 XVID
 3G2
RMS Rated Power
4W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 PDF
 TXT
 PDF
 TXT

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.47W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
45W
BEST
281W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
30W
BEST
234W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
560g
BEST
2.9kg
Height
52.5mm 87mm
Depth
129.8mm 269mm
Width
140.3mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data EasyMP Monitor, EasyMP Multi PC Projection, EasyMP Network Projection
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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