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Epson EH-TW5300 vs Epson EH-TW5350 vs Optoma HD26

Epson EH-TW5300 vs Epson EH-TW5350 vs Optoma HD26

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Epson EH-TW5300
Epson EH-TW5350
Optoma HD26

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
10W bigger bulb power Edit
Epson EH-TW5300 is 200W lamp power (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
9 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Better selling
The Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 1139 by number of sales, however the Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 3307 and the Optoma HD26 ranks No. 87551.
4 Reasons For
5% bigger bulb power Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 is a 200W lamp power projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 10W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (190W).
Wi-Fi Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 supports Wi-Fi, however the Epson EH-TW5300 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.

Two more awards
The Epson EH-TW5350 has 4 awards, however the Epson EH-TW5300 has 2 awards and the Optoma HD26 has 2 awards.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 21 reviews, the Epson EH-TW5350 has an average expert review score of 81%, but the Epson EH-TW5300 has an average rating of 75% (based on 14 reviews) and the Optoma HD26 has an average rating of 73% (based on 9 reviews).
5 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD26 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
20% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both only 4,000h lamp service life projectors (1,000h shorter).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 6dB quieter than the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 (31dB). 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 by £58
The Optoma HD26 costs £399.00, whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 is £457.46 and the Epson EH-TW5350 is £598.06.
£1,666.00 cheaper to run
Over five years the Optoma HD26 only costs £78.36 to run whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 costs £1,744.36 to run (2126% more) and the Epson EH-TW5350 costs £95.32 to run (22% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), however the Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (as does the Epson EH-TW5350), whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
17% louder noise level Edit
The Epson EH-TW5300 is a 37dB noise level projector, and so does the Epson EH-TW5350. That's 6dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (31dB). 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.

More expensive by £58
The Epson EH-TW5300 is £58.46 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Older by one month
The Epson EH-TW5300 is one month older than the Epson EH-TW5350.
Higher running costs over five years by £1,666.00
Over five years the Epson EH-TW5300 costs £1,744.36 to run which is £1,649.04 more to run than the Epson EH-TW5350 and £1,666.00 more to run than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.
Two less awards
The Epson EH-TW5300 has only received 2 awards, whereas the Epson EH-TW5350 has received 4 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Epson EH-TW5300's average expert score is only 75%, however the Epson EH-TW5350's is 81% (based on 21 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
46% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Epson EH-TW5350 is only 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
25% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h, and so does the Epson EH-TW5300. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma HD26 (5,000h).
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson EH-TW5350 has a noise level of 37dB (as does the Epson EH-TW5300), but the Optoma HD26 is a 31dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

£199 more expensive
The Epson EH-TW5350 is more expensive than the Epson EH-TW5300 by £140.60 and more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by £199.06.
Not as many stockists
Only 12 retailers sells the Epson EH-TW5350, however 17 stores sell the Epson EH-TW5300. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
22% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Epson EH-TW5350 are £95.32 which is £16.96 more than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 3307 by sales volume, but the Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 1139.
6 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 190W lamp power projector, whereas the Epson EH-TW5300 and the Epson EH-TW5350 are both 200W lamp power projectors (10W bigger).
Not as many stockists
The Optoma HD26 is only stocked by 8 stores, however the Epson EH-TW5300 is stocked by 17 stores and the Epson EH-TW5350 is stocked by 12 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by over one year
The Optoma HD26 is 13 months older than the Epson EH-TW5300 and 14 months older than the Epson EH-TW5350.
Less popular
The Optoma HD26 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 87551 by number of sales in our projectors, but the Epson EH-TW5300 ranks No. 1139 and the Epson EH-TW5350 ranks No. 3307.
Two less awards
The Optoma HD26 has only received 2 awards, however the Epson EH-TW5350 has received 4 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Optoma HD26 only has an average expert score of 73%, but the Epson EH-TW5300 has an average expert rating of 75% (based on 14 reviews) and the Epson EH-TW5350 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 21 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
projectorreviews.com.au: Recommended
4 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
audiovision.de: Recommended
avforums.com: Recommended
conowego.pl: Recommended
2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found No reviews found

Date Released

21 months Ago 21 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 1,651.10
Total running cost £ 1,744.36
Purchase price £ 457.46
Total cost of ownership £ 2,201.82
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 93.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.06
Total running cost £ 95.32
Purchase price £ 598.06
Total cost of ownership £ 693.38
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 477.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

8.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 8.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
222
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.47T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 40000:1
 40000:1
BEST
 40000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-30 / +30 -30 - 30 -40 - 40
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 / +30 -30 - 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61" 0.65"
BEST
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
2,200 ANSI lumens 2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
1,500 ANSI lumens 15,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance (tele)
1.95 - 1.95 1.95 - 1.95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide)
1.62 - 1.62 1.62 - 1.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.62 - 1.95 1.62 - 1.95 1.5 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
34 - 332 34 - 332 41.8 - 305
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,500h
BEST
7,500h
BEST
6,500h
Bulb Power
200W
BEST
200W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.2x Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.47:1
BEST
 1.47:1
 1.47:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
10% 10% 116%
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
F/1.58-1.72 1.58 - 1.72 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.9 - 20.28 16.9 - 20.28 21.9 - 24
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Colour Modes
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Video Processing
10 bit 10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
Colour Modes (3D)
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Cinema
Colour Modes (2D)
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Bright cinema
 Natural
 Dynamic
 Cinema

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AUX in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
2 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
27dB 27dB 26dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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)
 VIE
 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)
 VIE
 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)
 VIE
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W 5W 10W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Display Diagonal
33.86" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
224W 0.28W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
291W 291W 233W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 224W 193W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 262W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC 120|230 V ( 50|60 Hz ) 100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80 0 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -10 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35 5 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg 3.1kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
114mm 114mm 102mm
Depth
245mm 297mm 224mm
Width
297mm 297mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
EasyMP Network Projection Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Digital Keystone Correction
 Digital keystone correction
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
297 x 245 x 114 297 x 245 x 114 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Security Features
Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Accessories Included
 Accessories included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Input
 HDMI input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 25000:1
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