Benq W1070 vs Epson EB-945

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Benq W1070
Epson EB-945

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
17% bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq W1070 has a lamp power of 240W, however the Epson EB-945 is only a 200W lamp power projector (40W smaller).
Full HD projection Edit
The Benq W1070 supports Full HD projection, but the Epson EB-945 does not support Full HD projection. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq W1070 has two HDMI ports, however the Epson EB-945 only has one HDMI port.
6dB quieter noise level Edit
The Benq W1070 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 6dB 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.

1dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq W1070 is 28dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Epson EB-945 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
A little lighter Edit
The Benq W1070 is a 2.8kg heavy projector, whereas the Epson EB-945 is a 2.9kg heavy projector (150g heavier).
Better selling
The Benq W1070 ranks No. 8698 by number of sales, whereas the Epson EB-945 ranks No. 575158.
9 Reasons For
800 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-945 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq W1070 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
1,500h longer lamp service life Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Benq W1070 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).
One more component video in port Edit
The Epson EB-945 has two component video in ports, however the Benq W1070 only has one component video in port.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Epson EB-945 is three, but the Benq W1070 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Epson EB-945 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Benq W1070 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
6W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EB-945 has an RMS rated power of 16W, but the Benq W1070 is only a 10W RMS rated power projector (6W lower).
Cheaper by £40
The Epson EB-945 is £39.54 cheaper than the Benq W1070.
2 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.
Cheaper to run by £23.31
Over five years the Epson EB-945 is £23.31 cheaper to run than the Benq W1070. Read more

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq W1070 is a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EB-945 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
1,500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq W1070 has a lamp service life of 3,500h, but the Epson EB-945 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,500h longer).
One less component video in port Edit
The Benq W1070 has one component video in port, however the Epson EB-945 only has two component video in ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Benq W1070 is one, but the Epson EB-945 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Benq W1070 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Epson EB-945 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq W1070 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Epson EB-945 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
More expensive by £40
The Benq W1070 is £39.54 more expensive than the Epson EB-945.
Fewer sellers
The Benq W1070 is only stocked by 20 sellers, but the Epson EB-945 is stocked by 22 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £23.31
The Benq W1070 costs £116.82 to run which is £23.31 more to run than the Epson EB-945 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
20% smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EB-945 has a lamp power of 200W, however the Benq W1070 is a 240W lamp power projector (40W bigger).
Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Epson EB-945 does not support Full HD projection, whereas the Benq W1070 does. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The Epson EB-945 has one HDMI port, however the Benq W1070 only has two HDMI ports.
6dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EB-945 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 6dB louder than the Benq W1070 (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
Epson EB-945 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Benq W1070 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
A bit heavier Edit
The Epson EB-945 is a 2.9kg heavy projector, whereas the Benq W1070 is a 2.8kg heavy projector (150g lighter).
Older by over one year
The Epson EB-945 is 13 months older than the Benq W1070.
Less popular
The Epson EB-945 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 575158 by number of sales in our projectors, whereas the Benq W1070 ranks No. 8698.

Awards

15 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
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homecinemachoice.com: Best Buy
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
pricerunner.se: Value for Money
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
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techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
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Date Released

27 months Ago 39 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 113.13
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 116.82
Purchase price £ 449.00
Total cost of ownership £ 565.82
Details
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
30 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
23kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
31kHz 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.69 - 2.75
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 235 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h 6,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
240W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
3,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.87 1.51 - 1.99
Focal Length Range
16.88 - 21.88 18.2 - 29.2
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 sRGB
 Dynamic
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
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 2
BEST
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 102 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
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
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 0.47W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
353W 281W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
2.8kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
104mm 87mm
Depth
244mm 269mm
Width
312mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data EasyMP Monitor, EasyMP Multi PC Projection, EasyMP Network Projection
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
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
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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