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DELL S320 vs DELL S520

DELL S320 vs DELL S520

DELL S320
DELL S520

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The DELL S320 supports 3D, however the DELL S520 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.

3% quieter noise level Edit
The DELL S320 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the DELL S520 (36dB). 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 £12.81
Over five years the DELL S320 only costs £101.44 to run however the DELL S520 costs £114.25 to run (13% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
4% brighter projector brightness Edit
The DELL S520 is a 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the DELL S320 (3,100 ANSI lumens).
15% bigger bulb power Edit
The DELL S520 has a bulb power of 280W. That's 40W bigger than the DELL S320 (280W).
Wi-Fi Edit
The DELL S520 supports Wi-Fi, but the DELL S320 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Marginally dimmer projector brightness Edit
The DELL S320 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the DELL S520 is a 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens brighter).
17% smaller bulb power Edit
The DELL S320 has a bulb power of 240W, however the DELL S520 is a 280W lamp power projector (40W bigger).
Older by over one year
The DELL S320 is 19 months older than the DELL S520.
3 Reasons Against
1dB louder noise level Edit
The DELL S520 has a noise level of 36dB, whereas the DELL S320 is a 35dB noise level projector (1dB quieter). 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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13% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the DELL S520 are £114.25 which is £12.81 more than the DELL S320 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

51 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.75
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 101.44
Purchase price £ 319.99
Total cost of ownership £ 421.43
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.5T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
37 - 40 +/- 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 3.82 0.517 - 0.759
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
31.45 - 300 70 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
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 4,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
240W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 3,000h

Lens System

Offset
115% 125%
BEST

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
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
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 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
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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 Port
3 3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2GB

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
36dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB
BEST
32dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection Type
 User
 User

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W 20W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
305W
BEST
345W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 285W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
15W 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)
0 - 90 0 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 0 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
0 - 60 0 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.2kg
BEST
8.5kg
Height
92mm 231mm
Depth
220mm 367mm
Width
288mm 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
 DC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 DC
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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