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Epson EB-Z9800W vs Optoma EH320USTi

Epson EB-Z9800W vs Optoma EH320USTi

Epson EB-Z9800W
Optoma EH320USTi

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Significantly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W is an 8,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi is only a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger bulb power Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a bulb power of 380W, however the Optoma EH320USTi is only a 260W lamp power projector (120W smaller).
DVI port Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W has a DVI port, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi does not have a DVI port.
6 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma EH320USTi is 3,000h lamp service life, but the Epson EB-Z9800W is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
3D Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi supports 3D, however the Epson EB-Z9800W 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 EH320USTi supports full HD, but the Epson EB-Z9800W 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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has an Ethernet LAN, but the Epson EB-Z9800W does not.
5dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 5dB quieter than the Epson EB-Z9800W (33dB). 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.

Cheaper to run by £5,470.72
Over five years the Optoma EH320USTi only costs £103.04 to run however the Epson EB-Z9800W costs £5,573.76 to run (5309% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Epson EB-Z9800W is only 2,500h lamp service life, but the Optoma EH320USTi is a 3,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W does not support full HD, whereas the Optoma EH320USTi 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.

5dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EB-Z9800W is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Optoma EH320USTi (33dB). 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.

Older by six months
The Epson EB-Z9800W is six months older than the Optoma EH320USTi.
£5,470.72 more expensive to run over five years
The Epson EB-Z9800W costs £5,573.76 to run which is £5,470.72 more to run than the Optoma EH320USTi over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson EB-Z9800W is an 8,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (4,300 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi has a bulb power of 260W, however the Epson EB-Z9800W is a 380W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma EH320USTi does not have a DVI port, however the Epson EB-Z9800W has a DVI port.
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Date Released

31 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 259.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 5,314.49
Total running cost £ 5,573.76
Purchase price £ 7,740.08
Total cost of ownership £ 13,313.84
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

28T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
709
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 20000:1
 20000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
8,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Colour Light Output
8,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
8,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
7,100 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.16:1
BEST
 1.16:1
Projection Distance (tele)
3.3 - 27.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
1 - 17.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45 - 0.59
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 80 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
380W
BEST
260W
Service Life of Lamp
2,500h 3,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 118%

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
12
BEST
2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 33dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
35dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3 - 91.1
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
721W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
809W 310W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 260W
Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
25kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
197mm 99mm
Depth
534mm 310mm
Width
741mm 385mm

Packaging Content

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