DELL S320 vs DELL S520

DELL S320
DELL S520

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
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.

A bit quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
DELL S320 is 31dB noise level (in economic mode), but the DELL S520 is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB louder).
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL S320 is a 3.2kg heavy projector, whereas the DELL S520 is an 8.5kg heavy projector (5.3kg heavier).
Cheaper by £627
The DELL S320 is £626.99 cheaper than the DELL S520.
18 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
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
7 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).
5% bigger uniformity Edit
The DELL S520 has a uniformity of 85%, but the DELL S320 is only an 80% uniformity projector (5% smaller). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

12% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The DELL S520 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 4,500h. That's 500h longer than the DELL S320 (4,500h).
15% bigger bulb power Edit
The DELL S520 has a bulb power of 280W. That's 40W bigger than the DELL S320 (280W).
8% bigger offset Edit
The DELL S520 is a 125% offset projector. That's 10% bigger than the DELL S320 (125%).
75% higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S520 is a 20W RMS rated power projector. That's 15W higher than the DELL S320 (20W).
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The DELL S520 is a two number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the DELL S320 only has one number of built-in speakers.

Reasons Against

8 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).
7% smaller uniformity Edit
The DELL S320 is an 80% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the DELL S520 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

13% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The DELL S320 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).
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).
A little smaller offset Edit
The DELL S320 has an offset of 115%, but the DELL S520 is a 125% offset projector (10% bigger).
Three times lower RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S320 has an RMS rated power of 5W, but the DELL S520 is a 20W RMS rated power projector (15W higher).
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The DELL S320 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the DELL S520 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
Older by over one year
The DELL S320 is 19 months older than the DELL S520.
6 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.

4% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
DELL S520 is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB louder than the DELL S320 (32dB).
Heavier Edit
The DELL S520 is an 8.5kg heavy projector. That's 5.3kg heavier than the DELL S320 (8.5kg).
£627 more expensive
The DELL S520 is more expensive than the DELL S320 by £626.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the DELL S520, but 19 shops sell the DELL S320. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
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

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.75
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 101.44
Purchase price £ 373.00
Total cost of ownership £ 474.44
Details
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
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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
-40 - 37 +/- 20
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.4 - 3.82 0.517 - 0.759
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
31.45 - 300 70 - 100
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
240W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 3,000h

Lens System

Offset
115% 125%
BEST

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
 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 Ports
1 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
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 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
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
36dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
31dB
BEST
32dB
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W 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
Colour of Product
 White
 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)
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 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

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
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.2kg
BEST
8.5kg
Height
92mm 231mm
Depth
220mm 367mm
Width
288mm 357mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
 User guide
 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
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DC
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DC
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