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Epson EB-Z9750UvsSony Vpl-Vw550es

Epson EB-Z9750U

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Epson EB-Z9750U

£10,000.94
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
53
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony Vpl-vw550es

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony Vpl-vw550es

£8,499.00
£1,400.00
Our Verdict:
The highest review score 3D projector available, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
98
Reviews
14 Reviews + 5 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£92 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
26dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 350000:1 Yes Aug 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K)
Contrast Ratio 350000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2015
Epson EB-Z9750U

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Epson EB-Z9750U

£10,000.94
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
53
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony Vpl-vw550es

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony Vpl-vw550es

£8,499.00
£1,400.00
Our Verdict:
The highest review score 3D projector available, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
98
Reviews
14 Reviews + 5 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£92 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
26dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 350000:1 Yes Aug 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K)
Contrast Ratio 350000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2015

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
3 Reasons For
Brighter Projector Brightness
The Epson EB-Z9750U is a 7,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 5,700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony Vpl-vw550es (1,800 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Bigger Bulb Power
The Epson EB-Z9750U has a bulb power of 380W. That's 100W bigger than the Sony Vpl-vw550es (280W).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 89.3%, but Sony has an average rating of 85.7%.
6 Reasons For
47% Quieter Noise Level
The Sony Vpl-vw550es is a 26dB projector. That's 12dB quieter than the Epson EB-Z9750U (38dB).

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.

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A Lot Longer Service Life of Lamp
Sony Vpl-vw550es is 6,000h lamp service life, but the Epson EB-Z9750U is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h shorter).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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3D
The Sony Vpl-vw550es supports 3D, however the Epson EB-Z9750U does not support 3D.

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.

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Cheaper by £1,502
The Sony Vpl-vw550es is £1,501.94 cheaper than the Epson EB-Z9750U.
More 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 £76 Over Five Years
Over five years the Sony Vpl-vw550es only costs £92 to run however the Epson EB-Z9750U costs £168 to run (83% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
No awards found
5 Awards

Average Expert Rating

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Epson has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Epson is 89.31% based on 4,216 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 85.73% based on 1,110 reviews.
Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Epson

89

89

Based on 4,216 reviews
Sony

86

86

Based on 1,110 reviews

Date Released

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
43 months old 31 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

3D

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.

Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Best
No
Yes

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Epson EB-Z9750U
Epson
EB-Z9750U
21 trees 0.83 tonnes CO2
Sony Vpl-vw550es
Sony
Vpl-vw550es
12 trees 0.45 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Noise Level 38dB 26dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Projector Native Resolution
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K)
 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K)
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K)
 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 7,500 ANSI Lumens
BEST
1,800 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 72kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Colour Light Output 7,500 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output 7,500 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 6,600 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.61:1
 1.61:1
1.61:1
 1.61:1
Projection Distance (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Lamps Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 380W
BEST
280W
Service Life of Lamp 3,000h 6,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Optical Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 2.1x
Vertical Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Supported Graphics Resolutions
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
Supported Video Modes
50i 60i
 50i
 60i
50i 60i
 50i
 60i
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
BNC Input Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2
BEST
1
 
 
 
Display Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 60"
 
 
 
Power Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Power Consumption (standby) 0.37W
BEST
0.3W
Power Consumption (typical) 809W 390W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 721W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Weight 25kg 14kg
BEST
Height 197mm 195.3mm
Depth 534mm 463.6mm
Width 741mm 495.6mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Cables Included
HDMI AC
 HDMI
 AC
HDMI AC
 HDMI
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features Epson EB-Z9750U Sony Vpl-vw550es
Lens Shift Unknown - Click to provide data

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