Classroom Projector Comparison Chart

Below, we have a chart that will succinctly compare that specifications of all projectors considered in this report.

Model MSRP Technology Brightness Contrast Weight Widescreen Native Resolution Max Resolution HDMI or DVI Monitor (VGA) out Audio Watts Audio Type Close Caption Network Notification Network Control Network Wireless USB for Presenting Remote Mousing Zoom Ratio Lamp Hour Maximum Lamp Hour Eco-mode Lamp Cost Filters Filter Change How Often Unmount to Change Lamp Warranty 3D Review
Acer K335 $699  DLP 1000 10000:01 2.9 Yes 1280×800 1920×1080  HDMI No 3 Mono No No No No Yes Yes None 20,000 30,000 N/A No N/A N/A 1 year P/L Yes Yes
ASK Proxima C3327W-A  $1069 3LCD  3200 4000:1 6.7 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI Yes 7 Mono Yes No No No No No 1.20:1 6,000 4,000 Yes No 3 years P/L No Yes
ASK Proxima E1655U $6000 3LCD 5000 2000:1 23.8 Yes 1920×1200 1920×1200 HDMI Yes 7 Mono Yes Yes Yes No No No 1.60:1 3,000 4,000 Yes No 3 years P/L No Yes
Asus P2B $549 DLP 350 3500:1 1.4 Yes 1280×800 HDMI No 1.5 Mono No No No No Yes Yes None 30,000 N/A No N/A N/A 2 years P/L No Yes
Canon LE-5W $799 DLP 500 3000:1 3.5 Yes 1280×800 HDMI No 2.5 Mono No No No No Yes No None 20,0000 N/A No N/A N/A 3 years P/L Yes Yes
Epson BrightLink 585Wi $2199 3LCD 3300 10000:1 11.7 Yes 1280×800 1400×1050  HDMI Yes 16 Mono No Yes Yes Yes No Yes None 4,000 6,000  $79 Yes No 2 years overnight replacement No Yes
Epson EX5230 $599 3LCD 3500 10000:1 5.3 No 1024×768 1400×1050 HDMI No 2 Mono No No Optional Optional Yes Yes 1.20:1 5,000 6,000 $119 Yes No 1 year overnight replacement No Yes
Epson PowerLite 1965 $1899 3LCD 5000 3000:1 8.5 No 1024×768 HDMI Yes 10 Mono Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 1.60:1 2,500 4,000 $299 Yes No 2 years overnight replacement No Yes
Epson PowerLite 99W $749 3LCD 3000 10000:1 6 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI Yes 16 Mono Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 1.20:1 5,000 6,000 $99 Yes No 2 years overnight replacement No Yes
Epson PowerLite Pro G6900U $6499 3LCD 6000 5000:1 21.5 Yes 1920×1200 HDMI Yes None N/A No Yes Yes Optional No Yes 1.82:1 2,000 4,000 $549 Yes 10,000 hours No 3 years overnight replacement No Yes
NEC PE401H $2999 DLP 4000 2000:1 10.1 No 1920×1080 1920×1200 HDMI Yes 8 Stereo Yes No Yes No No Yes 1.70:1 2,500 3,300 $349 No N/A No 3 years P/L, 1 year Instacare Yes Yes
NEC UM330W $1299 3LCD 3300 3000:1 12.6 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI Yes 16 Mono Yes No Yes Optional Yes Yes None 3,000 6,000 $79 Yes N0 2 years P/L, 1 year Instacare No Yes
Optoma ML550 $599 DLP 500 10000:1 0.9 Yes 1280×800 1920×1080 HDMI No 1 Mono No No No No Yes Yes None 20,000 N/A No N/A N/A 1 year P/L Yes Yes
Panasonic PT-RW430 $5499  DLP 3500 20000:1 22.1 Yes 1280×800 HDMI No None N/A Yes Yes Yes No No No 2.00:1 20,000 N/A No N/A N/A 3 years P/L Yes Yes
Ricoh PJ-WX4130N $1900  DLP 2500 2500:1 6.6 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI No 2 Mono Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes None 3,000 4,000 $244 No N/A No 3 years P/L Yes Yes
Sony VPL-FHZ55  3LCD 4000 24.3 Yes 1920×1200 1920×1200 HDMI Yes None N/A Yes No Yes No No No 1.60:1 20,000 N/A No N/A N/A 3 years P/L No Yes
ViewSonic PJD6544w $839  DLP 3500 15000:1 4.7 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI Yes 16 Mono No No Yes Yes Yes Yes 1.24:1 3,500 7,000 $329 No N/A N/A 3 years P/L, 1 year Exchange Yes Yes
Vivitek Qumi Q7  DLP 800 30000:1 3.1 Yes 1280×800 1600×1200 HDMI No 2 Stereo No No No Optional Yes Yes 1.10:1 30,000 N/A No N/A N/A 2 years P/L Yes Yes

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