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Epson 1420Wi vs Sony Vpl-fhz65

Epson 1420Wi vs Sony Vpl-Fhz65

Epson 1420Wi
Sony Vpl-fhz65

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony Vpl-fhz65 does not. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Cheaper to run by £26.06
Over five years the Epson 1420Wi only costs £140.75 to run however the Sony Vpl-fhz65 costs £166.81 to run (19% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
2,700 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony Vpl-fhz65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Epson 1420Wi is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
16,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
Sony Vpl-fhz65 is 20,000h lamp service life, but the Epson 1420Wi is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (16,000h shorter).
Full HD Edit
The Sony Vpl-fhz65 supports full HD, but the Epson 1420Wi 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.

7dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony Vpl-fhz65 is a 28dB noise level projector. That's 7dB quieter than the Epson 1420Wi (28dB). 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.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1420Wi is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony Vpl-fhz65 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Four times shorter service life of lamp Edit
Epson 1420Wi is only 4,000h lamp service life, but the Sony Vpl-fhz65 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (16,000h longer).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson 1420Wi does not support full HD, whereas the Sony Vpl-fhz65 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.

7dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson 1420Wi is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Sony Vpl-fhz65 (28dB). 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.

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Older by ten months
The Epson 1420Wi is ten months older than the Sony Vpl-fhz65.
2 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony Vpl-fhz65 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Epson 1420Wi has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Higher running costs over five years by £26.06
The running costs over five years of the Sony Vpl-fhz65 are £166.81 which is £26.06 more than the Epson 1420Wi. Show assumptions.

Date Released

34 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 123.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 17.69
Total running cost £ 140.75
Electricity cost - switched on £ 163.12
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 166.81
Purchase price £ 6,702.97
Total cost of ownership £ 6,869.78
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.83T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
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
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-3 - 3 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-3 - 3 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Colour Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.76 - 2.54 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 40 - 600
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
245W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.23:1
 1.39 - 2.23:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5% / 60%
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 32% / 32%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.8 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.71 - 3.71 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 28dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 40.16"
Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
2.4W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
384W
BEST
509W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
288W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.6kg
BEST
16kg
Height
190.5mm 169mm
Depth
375.92mm 515mm
Width
368.3mm 460mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Other Features

Digital Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital keystone correction
Lens Shift
Unknown - Click to provide data Powered
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Panel Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,000 cd/m²
HDMI Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI input

Technical Details

RS-232C
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RS-232C
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