46points

Epson PowerLite W17

96points

Sony VPL-VW500ES

Epson PowerLite W17
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Epson PowerLite W17 vs Sony VPL-VW500ES

Epson PowerLite W17
Sony VPL-VW500ES
Epson PowerLite W17
Sony VPL-VW500ES

Why is Epson PowerLite W17 better than Sony VPL-VW500ES?

  • 201mm narrower
    294.6mmvs495.6mm
  • 106.4mm shorter
    88.9mmvs195.3mm
  • 219.8mm thinner
    243.8mmvs463.6mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 11.4kg lighter
    2.6kgvs14000g
  • 92W lower power consumption on operation
    283W vs375W
  • Has manual focus

Why is Sony VPL-VW500ES better than Epson PowerLite W17?

  • 8.64x higher resolution
    4096 x 2160pxvs1280 x 800px
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    2vs1
  • Has motorized zoom
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • 11dB less audible noise
    26dBvs37dB
  • Has motorized focus

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1.width

294.6mm

495.6mm

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2.weight

2.6kg

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3.height

88.9mm

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4.thickness

243.8mm

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5.audible noise

37dB

26dB

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6.power consumption operation

283W

375W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

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Projection quality

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

4096 x 2160px

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2.has motorized zoom
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Motorized or power zoom lenses allow the user to remotely press a switch, for example on a remote control, causing the projector to automatically zoom in or out and correct the size of the image.

3.Supports 4K resolution
Epson PowerLite W17
Sony VPL-VW500ES

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

4.ANSI lumens

2800cd/m²

1700cd/m²

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.

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5.maximum projection size

318"

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The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.

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6.displays 3D with glasses
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Sony VPL-VW500ES

The device displays 3D images which you can only see with special 3D glasses. Unlike glasses-free 3D displays, the screens of these devices have larger viewing angles.

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Connectivity

1.HDMI ports

1

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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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2.has a VGA connector
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VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

3.component ports

1

1

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4.USB ports

1

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5.has a HDMI output
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Sony VPL-VW500ES

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Epson PowerLite W17
Sony VPL-VW500ES

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.can be controlled remotely
Epson PowerLite W17
Sony VPL-VW500ES

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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