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Epson EB-X31 vs Optoma S312

Epson EB-X31 vs Optoma S312

Epson EB-X31

71

Overall Score

Epson EB-X31

£329.99
Our Verdict:
A very good value for money 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features and low running costs
96
Excellent
56
Average Features
72
1 Year Old
75
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
71
Very Good
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Oct 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Optoma S312

44

Overall Score

Optoma S312

£362.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run 20000:1 800 x 600 multimedia projector with alright features
48
Average Features
66
1 Year Old
84
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
44
Mediocre
20000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 29dB Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating
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Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.92
Total running cost £ 90.69
Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 75.80
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.
0.38T
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.

Specification

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)  20000:1  20000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution  XGA (1024x768)
BEST
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness 3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type  DMD  DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.55" 0.55"
Uniformity Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Colour Light Output 3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output 3,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 2,240 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours Unknown - Click to provide data 1,073.4M
Zoom Ratio  1.2  1.2
Projection Distance (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios  16:9,2.35:1,4:3  16:9,2.35:1,4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
Projection Technology  LCD  LCD
Colours  1.073 billion colours  1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 10,000h 7,000h
BEST
Lamp Type  UHE  UHE
Bulb Power 200W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp 5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio  1.58 - 1.72  1.58 - 1.72
Offset 8%
BEST
115%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus  Manual  Manual

Video

Supported Video Modes  1080  1080
Video Colour Modes  sRGB  Cinema  Dynamic  Blackboard  Presentation
BEST
 sRGB  Cinema  Dynamic  Blackboard  Presentation
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 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 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 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type  RS-232  RS-232
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB Connector Type  USB Type-A  USB Type-B  USB Type-A  USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type  Not included  Not included

Performance

Noise Level 37dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  ALB  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POR  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  AFR  F  ALB  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POR  SWE  TUR  HUN  RUM  AFR  F
Password Protection Type  User  User

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type  Kensington  Kensington
Colour  White  Black  White  Black
Product Type  Desktop projector  Desktop projector

Power

Power Source  AC  AC
Power Consumption (standby) 0.26W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 277W 225W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 207W 191W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency  50  60  50  60
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency  50  60  50 - 60  50/60,50 - 60  50  60  50 - 60  50/60,50 - 60
AC Input Voltage  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 2.4kg 2.4kg
Height 77mm 102mm
Depth 234mm 224mm
Width 297mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type  IR  IR
Cables Included  USB  VGA  AC  UTP  USB  VGA  AC  UTP
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