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Optoma DX342 vs Optoma X600

Optoma DX342 vs Optoma X600

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Optoma DX342
Optoma X600

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
2,500h longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma DX342 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Optoma X600 is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
Cheaper by £777
The Optoma DX342 is £776.90 cheaper than the Optoma X600.
Cheaper to run by £30.44
Over five years the Optoma DX342 is £30.44 cheaper to run than the Optoma X600. Read more
6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma X600 has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens. That's 3,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma DX342 (6,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Optoma X600 is 310W lamp power. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma DX342 (310W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma X600 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma DX342 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma X600 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Optoma DX342 is a 29dB noise level projector (1dB louder). 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.

Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are better
The Optoma X600 has an average user review score of 95% based on 8 reviews, however the Optoma DX342 has an average rating of 87% (based on 100 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
3,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma X600 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
120W smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma DX342 has a bulb power of 190W, however the Optoma X600 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Optoma DX342 is a 29dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma X600 (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.

Fewer sellers
The Optoma DX342 is only stocked by 7 retailers, but the Optoma X600 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma DX342 is 87%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma X600 is 95% (based on 8 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
2,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma X600 is a 2,500h lamp service life projector. That's 2,500h shorter than the Optoma DX342 (2,500h).
£777 more expensive
The Optoma X600 is more expensive than the Optoma DX342 by £776.90.
Over one year older
The Optoma X600 is older than the Optoma DX342 by 15 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 40%
Over five years the Optoma X600 costs £106.24 to run which is £30.44 more to run than the Optoma DX342. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 75.80
Purchase price £ 257.00
Total cost of ownership £ 332.80
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 106.24
Purchase price £ 1,033.90
Total cost of ownership £ 1,140.14
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.53T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 18000:1
BEST
 18000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+/- 40 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.7"
BEST
Uniformity
80% 85%
BEST
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 25kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 144kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Colours
1,073.4M
BEST
1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 1 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
22.9 - 300 28.01 - 328.38
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500W
Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Bulb Power
190W 310W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
2,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x 1.5x
BEST
Offset
115%
BEST
112%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.41 - 2.55 2.6 - 2.81
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.8 - 23.98 26.9 - 29.84
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 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 J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Progressive Scan Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan output
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
1 2
BEST
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
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
BEST

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
29dB 28dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 31 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 50 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Built-In Speaker
2 3
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
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)
225W
BEST
320W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
191W Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 2500
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height
102mm 104mm
Depth
224mm 254mm
Width
315mm 326mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

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