DELL 1210S vs DELL S520

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DELL 1210S
DELL S520

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger uniformity Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 90% uniformity projector. That's 5% bigger than the DELL S520 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Lighter Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 2.4kg heavy projector, whereas the DELL S520 is an 8.5kg heavy projector (6.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by £517
The DELL 1210S is £516.63 cheaper than the DELL S520.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
8 Reasons For
20% brighter projector brightness Edit
The DELL S520 has a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, however the DELL 1210S is only a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
DELL S520 is 4,500h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the DELL 1210S is only a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h shorter).
95W bigger bulb power Edit
DELL S520 is 280W lamp power, but the DELL 1210S is only a 185W lamp power projector (95W smaller).
Two more USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the DELL S520 is three, but the DELL 1210S only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Wi-Fi Edit
The DELL S520 supports wi-Fi, whereas the DELL 1210S does not support wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The DELL S520 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the DELL 1210S does not have an ethernet LAN.
18W higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S520 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the DELL 1210S is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (18W lower).
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The DELL S520 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the DELL 1210S only has one number of built-in speakers.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
600 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The DELL 1210S is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the DELL S520 is a 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens brighter).
13% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The DELL 1210S has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 4,000h, however the DELL S520 is a 4,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h longer).
95W smaller bulb power Edit
The DELL 1210S has a bulb power of 185W, however the DELL S520 is a 280W lamp power projector (95W bigger).
Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The DELL 1210S has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the DELL S520 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not support wi-Fi Edit
The DELL 1210S does not support wi-Fi, whereas the DELL S520 supports wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The DELL 1210S does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the DELL S520 has an ethernet LAN.
Does not support HDCP Edit
The DELL 1210S does not support HDCP, however the DELL S520 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The DELL 1210S has an RMS rated power of 2W, but the DELL S520 is a 20W RMS rated power projector (18W higher).
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The DELL 1210S is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the DELL S520 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
Older by over two years
The DELL 1210S is two years older than the DELL S520.
5 Reasons Against
Smaller uniformity Edit
The DELL S520 is an 85% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the DELL 1210S (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

HDCP Edit
The DELL S520 supports HDCP, however the DELL 1210S does not. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Vastly heavier Edit
The DELL S520 has a weight of 8.5kg, however the DELL 1210S is a 2.4kg heavy projector (6.1kg lighter).
More expensive by £517
The DELL S520 is £516.63 more expensive than the DELL 1210S.
Less retailers
The DELL S520 is only stocked by 1 shop, whereas the DELL 1210S is stocked by 2 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

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Date Released

54 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 999.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,114.24
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 8000:1
 8000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 3,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data +/- 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
90%
BEST
85%
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1 - 12 0.517 - 0.759
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 70 - 100
Native Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
 SVGA (800x600)
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
4,000h 4,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
185W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 3,000h

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 125%

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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 60
 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 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2GB

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 36dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 20W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 2
BEST

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 345W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 285W
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 240
 100 - 240
 100
 120
 120 - 240
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
8.5kg
Height
89mm 231mm
Depth
193mm 367mm
Width
287mm 357mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting brackets included
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DC
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DC

Other Features

Connectivity Technology
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
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