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Optoma EH515 vs Panasonic PT-VX605N

Optoma EH515 vs Panasonic PT-VX605N

Optoma EH515
Panasonic PT-VX605N

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Optoma EH515 is 365W lamp power. That's 95W bigger than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (270W).
3D Edit
The Optoma EH515 supports 3D, but the Panasonic PT-VX605N does not support 3D. 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.

Full HD Edit
The Optoma EH515 supports full HD, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX605N 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.

A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH515 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 37dB noise level projector (9dB louder). 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.

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.
37% cheaper to run
The Optoma EH515 only costs £139.89 to run over five years but the Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £221.45 to run (58% more). Read more
1 Reason For
£485 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £484.80 less than the Optoma EH515.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
£485 more expensive
The Optoma EH515 is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-VX605N by £484.80.
Ten months older
The Optoma EH515 is older than the Panasonic PT-VX605N by ten months.
5 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-VX605N is only 270W lamp power. That's 95W smaller than the Optoma EH515 (270W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N does not support full HD, however the Optoma EH515 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.

25% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX605N has a noise level of 37dB, however the Optoma EH515 is a 28dB noise level projector (9dB quieter). 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.

Less retailers
Only 2 shops sells the Panasonic PT-VX605N, whereas 3 shops sell the Optoma EH515. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 58%
The Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £221.45 to run which is £81.56 more to run than the Optoma EH515 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

19 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 139.89
Purchase price £ 1,950.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,089.89
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 118.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 103.19
Total running cost £ 221.45
Purchase price £ 1,465.20
Total cost of ownership £ 1,686.65
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.1T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,500 ANSI lumens 5,500 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -35 - 35
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
BEST
 1.8:1
Projection Distance
1.3 - 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
27.2 - 301.1 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
365W
BEST
270W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 2.160:1
BEST
 1.2 - 2.160:1
Offset
105% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 25 0 - 40
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.5 - 3.39 1.6 - 1.9
Focal Length Range (f-F)
17.63 - 31.36 15.31 - 24.6
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Composite Video in
1 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
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
28dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15 - 91
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 100
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data LPCM
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
14W
Power Consumption (typical)
425W 369W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
340W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2700
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
160mm 125mm
Depth
344mm 332mm
Width
424mm 389mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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