Epson EB-U04 vs Epson EB-W31

Epson EB-U04
Epson EB-W31

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
0.08" bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 0.67" matrix size projector. That's 0.08" bigger than the Epson EB-W31 (0.59").
Full HD Edit
The Epson EB-U04 supports full HD, whereas the Epson EB-W31 does not support full HD. 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Epson EB-U04 is two, but the Epson EB-W31 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
£15 cheaper
The Epson EB-U04 costs £15.02 less than the Epson EB-W31.
Available from 1 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.
More popular
The Epson EB-U04 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 271431 by sales volume in our projectors, however the Epson EB-W31 ranks No. 292984.
3 Reasons For
7% brighter projector brightness Edit
Epson EB-W31 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EB-U04 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
140 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EB-W31 has a projector brightness (economic mode) of 2,240 ANSI lumens, however the Epson EB-U04 is only a 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (140 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Lighter Edit
Epson EB-W31 is 2.4kg heavy. That's 200g lighter than the Epson EB-U04 (2.4kg).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EB-W31 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Moderately dimmer projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EB-U04 is a 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector, whereas the Epson EB-W31 is a 2,240 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (140 ANSI lumens brighter).
8% heavier Edit
The Epson EB-U04 has a weight of 2.6kg. That's 200g heavier than the Epson EB-W31 (2.4kg).
6 Reasons Against
14% smaller matrix size Edit
The Epson EB-W31 is a 0.59" matrix size projector. That's 0.08" smaller than the Epson EB-U04 (0.59").
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson EB-W31 does not support full HD, but the Epson EB-U04 supports full HD. 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson EB-W31 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson EB-U04 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
£15 more expensive
The Epson EB-W31 is more expensive than the Epson EB-U04 by £15.02.
Not as many stockists
Only 19 retailers sells the Epson EB-W31, however 20 retailers sell the Epson EB-U04. 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.
Worse selling
The Epson EB-W31 ranks No. 292984 by sales volume, but the Epson EB-U04 ranks No. 271431.

Date Released

17 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.92
Total running cost £ 90.69
Purchase price £ 479.99
Total cost of ownership £ 570.68
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
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.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 - 30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.67"
BEST
0.59"
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,100 ANSI lumens 2,240 ANSI lumens
BEST
Number of Colours
1.07M 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
2.17 - 2.17 1.68 - 2.02
Projection Distance (wide)
1.8 - 1.8 1.68 - 2.02
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300 33 - 320
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h 10,000h
Bulb Power
200W 200W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Offset
10% 10%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.5 - 1.71 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
20.42 - 24.5 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
 Cinema
 Blackboard
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
 Cinema
 Blackboard
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Composite Video Out
 Composite video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Standards
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB 28dB
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.26W 0.26W
Power Consumption (typical)
277W 277W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
207W 207W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height
77mm 77mm
Depth
244mm 234mm
Width
297mm 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
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