Optoma EH415 vs Viewsonic PJD6683WS

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Optoma EH415
Viewsonic PJD6683WS

Top Prices

BT Shop
Standard delivery: £3.49
In stock
BT Business Direct
Standard delivery: £7.14
In stock
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £8.99
In stock
PC World Business
Out of stock
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
PC World Business
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH415 has a projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (5,000h).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 280W lamp power projector. That's 40W bigger than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (240W).
3D image projection Edit
The Optoma EH415 supports 3D image projection, but the Viewsonic PJD6683WS does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Two audio in ports Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Optoma EH415 is two, but the Viewsonic PJD6683WS only has one audio in port.
Available from 6 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.
9% cheaper to run
The Optoma EH415 only costs £96.63 to run over five years but the Viewsonic PJD6683WS costs £106.72 to run (10% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
Vastly higher number of colours Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a number of colours of 1,070M, however the Optoma EH415 is only a 1.07M colour projector (1,068.93M lower).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Optoma EH415 (3,500h).
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Viewsonic PJD6683WS is 29dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB quieter than the Optoma EH415 (29dB).
400g lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 3kg heavy projector. That's 400g lighter than the Optoma EH415 (3kg).
£549 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is £549.08 cheaper than the Optoma EH415.
Expert reviews are better
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS has an average expert review score of 85%, whereas the Optoma EH415 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Nine hundred and ninety-nine times lower number of colours Edit
Optoma EH415 is only 1.07M colour, but the Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 1,070M colour projector (1,068.93M higher).
500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 500h shorter than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (3,500h).
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma EH415 is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (29dB).
12% heavier Edit
The Optoma EH415 has a weight of 3.4kg. That's 400g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS (3kg).
£549 more expensive
The Optoma EH415 is more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD6683WS by £549.08.
Lower expert review Score
The Optoma EH415's average expert rating is 80%, however the Viewsonic PJD6683WS's is 85% (based on 3 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH415 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2,000h shorter than the Optoma EH415 (5,000h).
17% smaller lamp power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is a 240W lamp power projector. That's 40W smaller than the Optoma EH415 (240W).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS does not support 3D image projection, but the Optoma EH415 supports 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Only one audio in port Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS has one audio in port, however the Optoma EH415 only has two audio in ports.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 retailers sells the Viewsonic PJD6683WS, but 8 stores sell the Optoma EH415. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year older
The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is older than the Optoma EH415 by one year.
More expensive to run over five years by 10%
The running costs of the Viewsonic PJD6683WS are £106.72 which is £10.09 more than the Optoma EH415 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
itproportal.com: Best Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

33 months Ago 46 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 96.63
Purchase price £ 1,112.81
Total cost of ownership £ 1,209.44
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.37
Total running cost £ 106.72
Purchase price £ 563.73
Total cost of ownership £ 670.45
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65" 0.65"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M 1,070M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 10 0.3 - 3.2
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300 30 - 300
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 5,000W
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,000h
BEST
5,000h
Lamp Power
280W
BEST
240W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.5:1
 0.5:1
BEST
Digital Zoom
1.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 130%
Aperture Range
2.42 - 2.97 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
20.77 - 31.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
BEST
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM H
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM H
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 2
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 33dB
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 29dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 91 31 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 48 - 120
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

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W
BEST
1W
Typical Power Consumption
290W
BEST
310W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
250W 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1800
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, UL, cUL, FCC (ICES-003), CE, UL NOM, GS, GOST-R, SASO, PSB, C-Tick, KC, CCC, CECP, WEEE, RoHS
RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 192mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 380mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 360mm
Weight
3.4kg 3kg
BEST
Height
124mm 84mm
Depth
266mm 242mm
Width
286mm 294mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 360 x 192 x 380
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
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