Epson VS340 vs Optoma EH415ST

Epson VS340
Optoma EH415ST

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Epson VS340 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Optoma EH415ST is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (6dB louder).
Lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Epson VS340 is 214W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 16W lower than the Optoma EH415ST (230W).
A lot lighter Edit
The Epson VS340 is a 2.4kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma EH415ST is a 3.4kg heavy projector (1kg heavier).
Cheaper by £590
The Epson VS340 is £590.43 cheaper than the Optoma EH415ST.
9 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH415ST has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, however the Epson VS340 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Higher number of colours Edit
Optoma EH415ST is 1,070M colour. That's 1,068.93M higher than the Epson VS340 (1,070M).
3D Edit
The Optoma EH415ST supports 3D, but the Epson VS340 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 EH415ST supports full HD, whereas the Epson VS340 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Optoma EH415ST is two, but the Epson VS340 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Optoma EH415ST is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Epson VS340 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma EH415ST has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Epson VS340 does not.
Significantly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma EH415ST has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Epson VS340 is only a 1W RMS rated power projector (9W lower).
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson VS340 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma EH415ST is a 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Nine hundred and ninety-nine times lower number of colours Edit
The Epson VS340 has a number of colours of 1.07M. That's 1,068.93M lower than the Optoma EH415ST (1,070M).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson VS340 does not support 3D, but the Optoma EH415ST does. 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.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson VS340 does not support full HD, whereas the Optoma EH415ST does. 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Epson VS340 has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Optoma EH415ST only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson VS340 is one, but the Optoma EH415ST only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Epson VS340 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma EH415ST has an ethernet LAN.
Nine times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson VS340 has an RMS rated power of 1W, but the Optoma EH415ST is a 10W RMS rated power projector (9W higher).
Fewer sellers
The Epson VS340 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Optoma EH415ST is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
5 Reasons Against
6dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma EH415ST is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Epson VS340 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (6dB quieter).
7% higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Optoma EH415ST is a 230W power consumption (in economy mode) projector. That's 16W higher than the Epson VS340 (230W).
1kg heavier Edit
The Optoma EH415ST has a weight of 3.4kg, however the Epson VS340 is a 2.4kg heavy projector (1kg lighter).
More expensive by £590
The Optoma EH415ST is £590.43 more expensive than the Epson VS340.
Older by three months
The Optoma EH415ST is three months older than the Epson VS340.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 93.26
Purchase price £ 312.05
Total cost of ownership £ 405.31
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -20 - 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Colour Light Output
2,800 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,800 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M 1,070M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
9 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
0.9 - 0.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 0.66 - 1.69
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 59.6 - 152.6
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

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

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.5:1
 0.5:1
BEST
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
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
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
35dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
1W 10W
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
291W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
214W
BEST
230W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 310W
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
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
3.4kg
Height
76mm 124mm
Depth
233.7mm 265mm
Width
297mm 286mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST
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