Epson EX7240 vs Optoma HD151X

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Epson EX7240
Optoma HD151X

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD151X is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h, however the Optoma HD151X is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (6,500h shorter).
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
Epson EX7240 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Optoma HD151X is only a 2,500h lamp service life projector (2,500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Epson EX7240 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Optoma HD151X only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
4.5kg lighter Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 2.4g heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD151X is a 4.5kg heavy projector (4.5kg heavier).
Cheaper by £226
The Epson EX7240 is £225.85 cheaper than the Optoma HD151X.
Cheaper to run by £23.55
Over five years the Epson EX7240 only costs £90.70 to run however the Optoma HD151X costs £114.25 to run (26% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
36% bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD151X has a bulb power of 310W. That's 110W bigger than the Epson EX7240 (310W).
3D Edit
The Optoma HD151X supports 3D, however the Epson EX7240 does not. 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 HD151X supports full HD, but the Epson EX7240 does not. 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.

DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD151X has a DVI port, whereas the Epson EX7240 does not have a DVI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Optoma HD151X is two, but the Epson EX7240 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
7dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD151X has a noise level of 27dB, whereas the Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector (7dB 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 14 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller bulb power Edit
The Epson EX7240 has a bulb power of 200W, however the Optoma HD151X is a 310W lamp power projector (110W bigger).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Epson EX7240 does not support 3D, but the Optoma HD151X supports 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.

Does not support full HD Edit
The Epson EX7240 does not support full HD, whereas the Optoma HD151X supports 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.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Epson EX7240 does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma HD151X has a DVI port.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Epson EX7240 is one, but the Optoma HD151X only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
7dB louder noise level Edit
The Epson EX7240 is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma HD151X (27dB). 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 Epson EX7240 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Optoma HD151X is stocked by 15 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
8 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson EX7240 (2,800 ANSI lumens).
2x shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD151X has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 3,500h. That's 6,500h shorter than the Epson EX7240 (3,500h).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma HD151X is only 2,500h lamp service life. That's 2,500h shorter than the Epson EX7240 (2,500h).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Optoma HD151X has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Epson EX7240 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
4.5kg heavier Edit
The Optoma HD151X is a 4.5kg heavy projector. That's 4.5kg heavier than the Epson EX7240 (4.5kg).
£226 more expensive
The Optoma HD151X is more expensive than the Epson EX7240 by £225.85.
Two months older
The Optoma HD151X is older than the Epson EX7240 by two months.
26% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Optoma HD151X are £114.25 which is £23.55 more than the Epson EX7240. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 90.70
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 90.70
Purchase price £ 399.49
Total cost of ownership £ 490.19
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 625.34
Total cost of ownership £ 739.59
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
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)
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
0.9 - 9 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
3,500h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
200W 310W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
2,500h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
1.58 - 1.72 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 20.77 - 31.173
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote (IR) Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
12V Trigger
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 27dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
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
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
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)
283W
BEST
345W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
207W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4g
BEST
4.5kg
Height
81.28mm 162mm
Depth
233.7mm 280mm
Width
297.2mm 386mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 USB
 VGA
 AC
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