Optoma EH515 vs Panasonic PT-VX605N
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Optoma EH515vsPanasonic PT-VX605N

Optoma EH515

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Optoma EH515

£1,790.09
Our Verdict:
A top of the range but 2 year old 1080p 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with moderate running costs and an spectacularly quiet 28dB noise level
63
Value for Money
Good
93
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
28dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 28dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Panasonic PT-VX605N

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Panasonic PT-VX605N

£1,321.77
Our Verdict:
A relatively new and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
65
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
57
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2016
Optoma EH515

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score

Optoma EH515

£1,790.09
Our Verdict:
A top of the range but 2 year old 1080p 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with moderate running costs and an spectacularly quiet 28dB noise level
63
Value for Money
Good
93
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
28dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 28dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2015
Panasonic PT-VX605N

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Panasonic PT-VX605N

£1,321.77
Our Verdict:
A relatively new and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
65
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
57
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2016

Top Prices

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
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Reasons For

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
7 Reasons For
A Lot Quieter Noise Level
The Optoma EH515 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Panasonic PT-VX605N is a 37dB projector (9dB louder).

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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Bigger Bulb Power
Optoma EH515 is 365W lamp power. That's 95W bigger than the Panasonic PT-VX605N (270W).

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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3D
The Optoma EH515 supports 3D, but the Panasonic PT-VX605N 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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Full HD
The Optoma EH515 supports full HD, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX605N does not support full HD.

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.

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More Shops Are Selling it
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.
57% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Optoma EH515 only costs £82 to run over five years but the Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £189 to run (132% more).
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Better Brand
Optoma projectors have an average rating of 88.8%, whereas Panasonic has an average rating of 81%.
1 Reason For
£468 Cheaper
The Panasonic PT-VX605N costs £468.32 less than the Optoma EH515.

Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Best
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4 stars
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3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
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1 star
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Average Brand Rating

Optoma has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Optoma is 88.82% based on 3,510 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 80.97% based on 109 reviews.
Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Optoma

89

89

Based on 3,510 reviews
Panasonic

81

81

Based on 109 reviews

Date Released

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
28 months old 18 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.

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.

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.

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Best
Yes
No

Full HD

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.

Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Best
Yes
No

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.
Optoma EH515
Optoma
EH515
10 trees 0.4 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Panasonic PT-VX605N
Panasonic
PT-VX605N
24 trees 0.94 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Noise Level 28dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 28dB
BEST
29dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
 10000:1
10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Brightness 5,500 ANSI Lumens 5,500 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity 80% 85%
BEST
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 91.15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.8:1
 1.8:1
1.8:1
 1.8:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 365W
BEST
270W
Service Life of Lamp 3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Lens System Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Optical Zoom 1.8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 105% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA) 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported Video Modes
525i 625i
 525i
 625i
525i 625i
 525i
 625i
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3
BEST
2
 
 
 
Storage Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Audio Formats Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 20W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Display Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Display Diagonal 27.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W
BEST
14W
Power Consumption (typical) 425W 369W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 340W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Weight 5.9kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height 160mm 125mm
Depth 344mm 332mm
Width 424mm 389mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features Optoma EH515 Panasonic PT-VX605N
Lens Shift Unknown - Click to provide data
Analogue Video Signal Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Brightness 5,500 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Security Features Unknown - Click to provide data

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