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Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-EX235

Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-EX235

Optoma HD26

80

Overall Score

Optoma HD26

£552.17
Our Verdict:
A very cheap 23000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with not bad features and very low running costs
86
45 Reviews + 2 Awards
91
Excellent
72
Good Features
63
3 Years Old
87
£79 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
80
Excellent
23000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 31dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Sony VPL-EX235

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An affordable 3300:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with satisfactory features and excellent user reviews
94
6 Reviews
97
Excellent
55
Average Features
60
3 Years Old
57
£118 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
77
Very Good
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found
Average User Rating

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Electricity cost - switched on £ 80.12
Electricity cost - standby £ 37.59
Total running cost £ 117.71
Energy Efficiency Class
No data No data
Environmental Impact
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.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Specification

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)  23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Projector Native Resolution  1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution  1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity 80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio  1.1  1.1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios  16:9,2.35:1,4:3  16:9,2.35:1,4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio  16:9
BEST
 16:9
Projection Technology  DLP  DLP
Colours  1.073 billion colours  1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,500h
BEST
3,000h
Lamp Type  UHM  UHM
Bulb Power 190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio  1.48 - 1.62  1.48 - 1.62
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  Manual  Manual

Video

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)
BEST
 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)
Supported Video Modes  1080  1080
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 3.58  NTSC 4.43  PAL  SECAM  NTSC  NTSC/PAL/SECAM  PAL M  PAL N  NTSC 3.58  NTSC 4.43
Supported 3D Formats  Side by side  Top and bottom  Frame packing  Side by side  Top and bottom  Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

S-Video Inputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type  Mini-USB B  USB Type-A  USB Type-B  Mini-USB B  USB Type-A  USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Rates  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type  Not included  Not included

Performance

Noise Level 31dB 30dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode) 26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation Unknown - Click to provide data 1,013BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
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  F  IND  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  F  IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power 10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker 1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type  Kensington  Kensington
Colour  White  White
Product Type  Portable projector  Portable projector

Power

Power Source  AC  AC
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W
BEST
5.1W
Power Consumption (typical) 233W
BEST
250W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max) 262W 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  110 - 220  220  1  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240  110 - 220  220  1  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  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)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 2.5kg
BEST
3.9kg
Height 102mm 96.2mm
Depth 224mm 252mm
Width 315mm 365mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type  IR  IR
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