Projector Reviews

2019-2020 Classroom Projector Report: Projector Family Comparison Chart

Acer Projectors

S1386WH S1386WHN
Price $560 $649
Technology DLP DLP
Brightness 3600 Lumens 3600 Lumens
Contrast 20,000:1 20,000:1
Resolution WXGA WXGA
Light Engine Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 6.83 lbs 6.83 lbs
Audio (Watts) 16 W Mono 16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) No Yes
Apps/USB for Presenting No Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.0:1 Fixed
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 5000/10,000 5000/10,000
3D Yes Yes
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years

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BenQ Projectors

LU950 LU951ST
Price $2,799 $4,799
Technology DLP DLP
Brightness 5,000 Lumens 5,000 Lumens
Contrast 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WUXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 20.7 lbs 20.7 lbs
Audio (Watts) 10 W Mono 10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 1.10:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000
3D Yes Yes
Warranty N/A N/A

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MW535A (Discontinued) MW526AE MW571
Price $550 $227 $649
Technology DLP DLP DLP
Brightness 3,600 Lumens 3,300 Lumens 3,200 Lumens
Contrast 15000:1 15000:1 13,000:1
Resolution WXGA WXGA WXGA
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 3.5 5.24 lbs 4.2 lbs
Audio (Watts) 2 W Mono 2 W Mono 10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) No No Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No
Zoom Ratio 1.20:1 1.20:1 1.30:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 5,000/15,000 4,500/10,000 4,000/10,000
3D No Yes Yes
Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 3 Years

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MH733 MH750 MH760
Price $799 $999 $839
Technology DLP DLP DLP
Brightness 4,000 Lumens 4,500 Lumens 5,000 Lumens
Contrast 16000:1 10000:1 3000:1
Resolution 1080p 1080p 1080p
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 5.5 lbs 7.28 lbs 10.8 lbs
Audio (Watts) 10 W Mono 10 W Mono 10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.30:1 1.30:1 1.30:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 4,000/15,000 2,500/4,500 2,000/2,500
3D No Yes Yes
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

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Casio Projectors

XJ-A142 XJ-A147 XJ-A242 XJ-A247 XJ-A252 XJ-A257
Price $999 $1110 $1149 $1210 $1299 $1509
Technology DLP DLP DLP DLP DLP DLP
Brightness 2,500 Lumens 2,500 Lumens 2,500 Lumens 2,500 Lumens 3,000 Lumens 3,000 Lumens
Contrast 1,800:1 1,800:1 1,800:1 1,800:1 1,800:1 1,800:1
Resolution XGA XGA WXGA WXGA WXGA WXGA
Light Engine Laser/LED Laser/LED Laser/LED Laser/LED Laser/LED Laser/LED
Weight (lbs.) 5 lbs 5 lbs 5 lbs 5 lbs 5 lbs 5 lbs
Audio (Watts) 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) No Wireless No Wireless No Wireless
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 2.0:1 2.0:1 2.0:1 2.0:1 2.0:1 2.0:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
3D No No No No No No
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

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Dell Projectors

P519HL
Price $2,499
Technology DLP
Brightness 4,000 Lumens
Contrast 1800:1/100,000:1
Resolution 1080p
Light Engine Laser
Weight (lbs.) 12.6 lbs
Audio (Watts) 10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000
3D Yes
Warranty 2 Year

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Epson Projectors

LightScene EV100 LightScene EV105
Price $2,499 $2,499
Technology 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 2,000 Lumens 2,000 Lumens
Contrast 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1
Resolution WXGA WXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 15.2 lb 15.2 lb
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting No No
Zoom Ratio 1.58:1 1.58:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000
3D No No
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years

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PowerLite 107 PowerLite 108 PowerLite 109W
Price $549 $599 $749
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 3,500 3,700 4,000
Contrast 15,000:1 15,000:1 15,000:1
Resolution XGA XGA WXGA
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 6.17 lb 6.17 lb 6.17 lb
Audio (Watts) 16 W Mono 16 W Mono 16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.20:1 1.20:1 1.20:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 6,000/12,000 6,000/12,000 6,000/12,000
3D No No No
Warranty 2 Year 2 Year 2 Year

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PowerLite 1780W PowerLite 1781W PowerLite 1785W PowerLite 1795F
Price $749 $799 $899 $999
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 3,000 3,200 3,200 3,200
Contrast 10,000:1 10,000:1 10,000:1 10,000:1
Resolution WXGA WXGA WXGA 1080p
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 4.0 lb 4.0 lb 4.0 lb 4.0 lb
Audio (Watts) 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono 1 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Wireless Wireless Wireless Wireless
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.20:1 1.20:1 1.20:1 1.20:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 4,000/7,000 4,000/7,000 4,000/7,000 4,000/7,000
3D No No No No
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years

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PowerLite 5520W PowerLite 5530U PowerLite 5535U
Price $2,199 $2,599 $2,599
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 5,500 Lumens 5,500 Lumens 5,500 Lumens
Contrast 15,000:1 15,000:1 15,000:1
Resolution WXGA WUXGA WUXGA
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 15.2 lbs 15.2 lbs 15.2 lbs
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 2.0:1 2.0:1 2.0:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 5,000/10,000 5,000/10,000 5,000/10,000
3D No No No
Warranty 2 Year 2 Year 2 Year

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PowerLite L500W PowerLite L610 PowerLite L400U PowerLite L610W PowerLite L510U
Price $1,999 $2,399 $2,499 $2,599 $2,799
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 5,000 Lumens 6,000 Lumens 4,500 Lumens 6,000 Lumens 5,000 Lumens
Contrast 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1
Resolution WXGA XGA WUXGA WXGA WUXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 16.3 lb 16.3 lb 17.1 lb 18.7 lb 18.7 lb
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000
3D No No No No No
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years

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Pro L1750SNL Pro L1750UNL Epson Pro L1755UNL
Price $15,999 $33,000 $33,000
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 15,000 Lumens 15,000 Lumens 15,000 Lumens
Contrast 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1
Resolution SXGA+ WUXGA + 4K Enhancement WUXGA + 4K Enhancement
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 53.2 lb 52.2 lb 52.2 lb
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No
Zoom Ratio Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000
3D No No No
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

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Maxell Projectors

MP-WU5603 MP-WU5503 MP-WX5603
Price $5,999 $4,499 $4,249
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 6,000 Lumens 5,000 Lumens 6,000 Lumens
Contrast 1,500,000:1 1,500,000:1 1,500,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WUXGA WXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 18.74 lbs 18.74 lbs 18.74 lbs
Audio (Watts) 16 W Mono 16 W Mono 16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No
Zoom Ratio 1.70:1 1.70:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/50,000 20,000/50,000 20,000/50,000
3D No No No
Warranty 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years

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NEC Projectors

NP-P474U NP-P474W NP-P525UL NP-P525WL
Price $1,849 $1,599 $3,099 $2,299
Technology LCD LCD LCD LCD
Brightness 4,700 Lumen 4,700 Lumen 5,200 Lumen 5,200 Lumen
Contrast 18,000:1 18,000:1 500,000:1 500,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WXGA WUXGA WXGA
Light Engine Lamp Lamp Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 10.6 lbs 10.6 lbs 21.3 lbs 21.3 lbs
Audio (Watts) 20 W Mono 20 W Mono 20 W Mono 20 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 1.70:1 1.60:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 4,000/8,000 4,000/8,000 20,000 20,000
3D No No No No
Warranty 3 Year 3 Year 5 Years 5 Years

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Optoma Projectors

EH330UST
Price $2,899
Technology DLP
Brightness 3,600 Lumens
Contrast 20,000:1
Resolution WUXGA
Light Engine Lamp
Weight (lbs.) 8.7 lbs
Audio (Watts) 16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes
Zoom Ratio UST
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 4,000/15,000
3D Yes
Warranty 3 Years

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ProScene ZU660 ProScene ZU750 ProScene ZU850 ProScene ZU1050
Price $9,999 $14,999 $17,999 $31,999
Technology DLP DLP DLP DLP
Brightness 6,000 Lumens 7,500 Lumens 8,000 Lumens 10,000 Lumens
Contrast 2,000,000:1 2,000,000:1 2,000,000:1 2,000,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WUXGA WUXGA WUXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 37.4 lbs 37.4 lbs 50.7 lbs 50.7 lbs
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Wired Wired Wired Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No No
Zoom Ratio Interchangeable Interchangeable Interchangeable Interchangeable
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
3D Yes Yes Yes Yes
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

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Panasonic Projectors

PT-MZ770 PT-MW730 PT-MZ670 PT-MZ570 PT-MW630 PT-MW530
Price $14,999 $9,999 $11,999 $9,999 $10,999 $13,899
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 8,000 Lumens 4,500 Lumens 6,500 Lumens 5,500 Lumens 6,500 Lumens 5,500 Lumens
Contrast 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1 3,000,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WXGA WUXGA WUXGA WXGA WXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 37.7 lbs 37.3 lbs 37.3 lbs 37.3 lbs 37.3 lbs 37.3 lbs
Audio (Watts) 10 W Mono 10 W Mono 10 W Mono 10 W Mono 10 W Mono 10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses Interchangeable Lenses
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
3D No No No No No No
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years

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Sony Projectors

VPL-FHZ58 VPL-FHZ61 VPL-FHZ66 VPL-FHZ70 VPL-FHZ75
Price $3,217 $7,500 $6,300 $5,056 $11,000
Technology 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 4,200 Lumens 5,100 Lumens 6,100 Lumens 5,500 Lumens 6,500 Lumens
Contrast 500,000:1 500,000:1 500,000:1 500,000:1 500,000:1
Resolution WUXGA WUXGA WUXGA WUXGA WUXGA
Light Engine Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser
Weight (lbs.) 34 lbs 34 lbs 34 lbs 34 lbs 34 lbs
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Wired Wired Wired Wired Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No No No
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
3D No No No No No
Warranty 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years

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ViewSonic Projectors

LS620X
Price 1,216
Technology DLP
Brightness 3,200 Lumens
Contrast 100,000:1
Resolution XGA
Light Engine Laser
Weight (lbs.) 12.11 lbs
Audio (Watts) 10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes
Zoom Ratio Digital Zoom
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000
3D No
Warranty 1 Year

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