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Epson EH-TW5350 vs Optoma HD26

Epson EH-TW5350 vs Optoma HD26

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Epson EH-TW5350
Optoma HD26

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A little bigger bulb power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 200W lamp power projector, whereas the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
4 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 3307 by number of sales, but the Optoma HD26 ranks No. 87551.
Two more awards
The Epson EH-TW5350 has 4 awards from expert review sites, however the Optoma HD26 has 2 awards.
Better expert reviews
Based on 21 expert reviews, the average review score of the Epson EH-TW5350 is 81%, but the average rating of the Optoma HD26 is 73% (based on 9 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD26 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson EH-TW5350 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Epson EH-TW5350 (5,000h).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Epson EH-TW5350 is a 37dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

£199 cheaper
The Optoma HD26 costs £399.00, whereas the Epson EH-TW5350 is £598.06.
£16.96 cheaper to run
The Optoma HD26 only costs £78.36 to run over five years whereas the Epson EH-TW5350 costs £95.32 to run (22% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EH-TW5350 is only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
25% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h, however the Optoma HD26 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 6dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (31dB). 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.

More expensive by £199
The Epson EH-TW5350 is £199.06 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
£16.96 more expensive to run over five years
The Epson EH-TW5350 costs £95.32 to run which is £16.96 more to run than the Optoma HD26 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Epson EH-TW5350 (190W).
Not as many stockists
Only 8 retailers sells the Optoma HD26, however 12 sellers sell the Epson EH-TW5350. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Optoma HD26 is older than the Epson EH-TW5350 by 14 months.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD26 ranks No. 87551 by sales volume, but the Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 3307.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Optoma HD26 has received 2 awards, the Epson EH-TW5350 has received 4 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Optoma HD26 only has an average expert rating of 73%, but the Epson EH-TW5350 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 21 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
audiovision.de: Recommended
avforums.com: Recommended
conowego.pl: Recommended
2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

21 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.06
Total running cost £ 95.32
Purchase price £ 598.06
Total cost of ownership £ 693.38
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 477.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.47T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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 (typical)
 40000:1
BEST
 40000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 -40 - 40
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.61" 0.65"
BEST
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
15,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
1.95 - 1.95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
1.62 - 1.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.95 1.5 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
34 - 332 41.8 - 305
Native Aspect Ratio
 15:9
 15:9
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,500h
BEST
6,500h
Bulb Power
200W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62
 1.48 - 1.62
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
10% 116%
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 21.9 - 24
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AUX in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
37dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
27dB 26dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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 (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
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
5W 10W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
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
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.28W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
291W 233W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
224W 193W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 262W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220

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 0 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.1kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
114mm 102mm
Depth
297mm 224mm
Width
297mm 315mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
297 x 245 x 114 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 25000:1
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