Epson EH-TW5300 vs Epson EH-TW5350 vs Optoma HD26

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Epson EH-TW5300
Epson EH-TW5350
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson EH-TW5300 is two (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 port.
A bit narrower Edit
Epson EH-TW5300 is 297mm wide (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), but the Optoma HD26 is a 315mm wide projector (18mm wider).
Cheaper by £20
The Epson EH-TW5300 costs £39.67 less than the Epson EH-TW5350 and costs £20 less than the Optoma HD26.
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Better selling
The Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 5863 by number of sales, however the Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 6937 and the Optoma HD26 ranks No. 61697.
5 Reasons For
13,500 ANSI lumens brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a brightness in economy mode of 15,000 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EH-TW5300 is only a 1,500 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (13,500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
92% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 75,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 67,500h longer than the Epson EH-TW5300 (6,500h) and 68,500h longer than the Optoma HD26 (6,500h).
34W bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 224W lamp power projector. That's 24W bigger than the Epson EH-TW5300 (190W) and 34W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (190W).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300, whereas the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Narrower Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 297mm wide projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 18mm narrower than the Optoma HD26 (315mm).
8 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD26 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
20% longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, however the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 4,000h lamp service life projectors (1,000h shorter).
Vastly bigger offset Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an offset of 116%, however the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 10% offset projectors (106% smaller).
A little quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a noise level in economy mode of 26dB, however the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both 27dB noise level (in economic mode) projectors (1dB louder).
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 5W RMS rated power projectors (5W lower).
17% lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a power consumption in economy mode of 193W. That's 31W lower than the Epson EH-TW5350 (193W).
650g lighter Edit
Optoma HD26 is 2.5kg heavy, but the Epson EH-TW5300 is a 2.9kg heavy projector (450g heavier) and the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 3.1kg heavy projector (650g heavier).
£1,666.00 cheaper to run
Over five years the Optoma HD26 only costs £78.36 to run whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 costs £1,744.36 to run (2126% more) and the Epson EH-TW5350 costs £1,744.36 to run (2126% more). Read more

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), however the Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
13,500 ANSI lumens dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 is a 1,500 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 13,500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EH-TW5350 ().
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 7,500h, but the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 75,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (67,500h longer) and the Optoma HD26 is a 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a lamp power of 200W, but the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 224W lamp power projector (24W bigger) and the Optoma HD26 is a 190W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
1,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a lamp service life of 4,000h (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Smaller offset Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has an offset of 10% (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 116% offset projector (106% bigger).
1dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 is a 27dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 26dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
5W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has an RMS rated power of 5W (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (5W higher).
16% heavier Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a weight of 2.9kg, however the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 3.1kg heavy projector (200g heavier) and the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (450g lighter).
Higher running costs over five years by £1,666.00
Over five years the Epson EH-TW5300 costs £1,744.36 to run which is £1,666.00 more to run than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.
11 Reasons Against
46% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EH-TW5350 is only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
25% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma HD26 (5,000h).
106% smaller offset Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 10% offset projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 106% smaller than the Optoma HD26 (116%).
4% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a noise level in economy mode of 27dB, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (26dB).
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 5W RMS rated power projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 5W lower than the Optoma HD26 (10W).
14% higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a power consumption in economy mode of 224W, however the Optoma HD26 is a 193W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (31W lower).
Heavier Edit
Epson EH-TW5350 is 3.1kg heavy. That's 200g heavier than the Epson EH-TW5300 (2.5kg) and 650g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.5kg).
£40 more expensive
The Epson EH-TW5350 is more expensive than the Epson EH-TW5300 by £39.67 and more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by £19.67.
Not as many stockists
Only 17 shops sells the Epson EH-TW5350, however 21 sellers sell the Epson EH-TW5300. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2126% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Epson EH-TW5350 are £1,744.36 which is £1,666.00 more than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 6937 by sales volume, but the Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 5863.
8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500h, whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 is a 7,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h longer) and the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 75,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (68,500h longer).
34W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190W, whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 is a 200W lamp power projector (10W bigger) and the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 224W lamp power projector (34W bigger).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson EH-TW5350 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
18mm wider Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 315mm wide projector, whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both 297mm wide projectors (18mm narrower).
More expensive by £20
The Optoma HD26 is £20 more expensive than the Epson EH-TW5300.
Not as many stockists
The Optoma HD26 is only stocked by 13 retailers, however the Epson EH-TW5300 is stocked by 21 sellers and the Epson EH-TW5350 is stocked by 17 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by over one year
The Optoma HD26 is 13 months older than the Epson EH-TW5300 and 13 months older than the Epson EH-TW5350.
Less popular
The Optoma HD26 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 61697 by number of sales in our projectors, but the Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 5863 and the Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 6937.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 1,651.10
Total running cost £ 1,744.36
Purchase price £ 479.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,223.36
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 1,651.10
Total running cost £ 1,744.36
Purchase price £ 518.67
Total cost of ownership £ 2,263.03
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 577.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

8.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 8.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
222
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
8.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 8.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
222
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
 23000:1
 23000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
1,500 ANSI lumens 15,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Tele Projection Distance
1.95 - 1.95 1.95 - 1.95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.62 1.62 - 1.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.95 1.62 - 1.95 1.5 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
34 - 332 34 - 332 41.8 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,500h 75,000h
BEST
6,500h
Lamp Power
200W 224W
BEST
190W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
10% 10% 116%
BEST
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58 - 1.72 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28 21.9 - 24
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Video Colour Mode
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
Colour Mode in 3D
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Cinema
Colour Mode in 2D
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video in Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
2 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

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

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
27dB 27dB 26dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 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)
 VIE
 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)
 VIE
 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)
 VIE
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
5W 5W 10W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
224W 224W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
291W 291W 233W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 224W 193W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg 3.1kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
114mm 114mm 114mm
Depth
245mm 245mm 224mm
BEST
Width
297mm
BEST
297mm
BEST
315mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Dimensions
297 x 245 x 114 297 x 245 x 114 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 25000:1
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