2019-2020 Classroom Projector Report: Projector Family Comparison Chart

Acer Projectors

S1386WHS1386WHN
Price$560$649
TechnologyDLPDLP
Brightness3600 Lumens3600 Lumens
Contrast20,000:120,000:1
ResolutionWXGAWXGA
Light EngineLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)6.83 lbs6.83 lbs
Audio (Watts)16 W Mono16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)NoYes
Apps/USB for PresentingNoYes
Zoom Ratio1.0:1Fixed
Lamp Life (Min to Max)5000/10,0005000/10,000
3DYesYes
Warranty3 Years3 Years

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BenQ Projectors

LU950LU951ST
Price$2,799$4,799
TechnologyDLPDLP
Brightness5,000 Lumens5,000 Lumens
Contrast3,000,000:13,000,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWUXGA
Light EngineLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)20.7 lbs20.7 lbs
Audio (Watts)10 W Mono10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.60:11.10:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,000
3DYesYes
WarrantyN/AN/A

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MW535A (Discontinued)MW526AEMW571
Price$550$227$649
TechnologyDLPDLPDLP
Brightness3,600 Lumens3,300 Lumens3,200 Lumens
Contrast15000:115000:113,000:1
ResolutionWXGAWXGAWXGA
Light EngineLampLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)3.55.24 lbs 4.2 lbs
Audio (Watts)2 W Mono2 W Mono10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)NoNoWired
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNoNo
Zoom Ratio1.20:11.20:11.30:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)5,000/15,0004,500/10,0004,000/10,000
3DNoYesYes
Warranty1 Year1 Year3 Years

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MH733MH750MH760
Price$799$999$839
TechnologyDLPDLPDLP
Brightness4,000 Lumens4,500 Lumens5,000 Lumens
Contrast16000:110000:13000:1
Resolution1080p1080p1080p
Light EngineLampLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)5.5 lbs7.28 lbs10.8 lbs
Audio (Watts)10 W Mono10 W Mono10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.30:11.30:11.30:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)4,000/15,0002,500/4,5002,000/2,500
3DNoYesYes
Warranty3 Years3 Years3 Years

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Casio Projectors

XJ-A142XJ-A147XJ-A242XJ-A247XJ-A252XJ-A257
Price$999$1110$1149$1210$1299$1509
TechnologyDLPDLPDLPDLPDLPDLP
Brightness2,500 Lumens2,500 Lumens2,500 Lumens2,500 Lumens3,000 Lumens3,000 Lumens
Contrast1,800:11,800:11,800:11,800:11,800:11,800:1
ResolutionXGAXGAWXGAWXGAWXGAWXGA
Light EngineLaser/LEDLaser/LEDLaser/LEDLaser/LEDLaser/LEDLaser/LED
Weight (lbs.)5 lbs5 lbs5 lbs5 lbs5 lbs5 lbs
Audio (Watts)1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)NoWirelessNoWirelessNoWireless
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYesYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio2.0:12.0:12.0:12.0:12.0:12.0:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,000
3DNoNoNoNoNoNo
Warranty3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years

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Dell Projectors

P519HL
Price$2,499
TechnologyDLP
Brightness4,000 Lumens
Contrast1800:1/100,000:1
Resolution1080p
Light EngineLaser
Weight (lbs.)12.6 lbs
Audio (Watts)10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)Both
Apps/USB for PresentingYes
Zoom Ratio1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,000
3DYes
Warranty2 Year

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Epson Projectors

LightScene EV100LightScene EV105
Price$2,499$2,499
Technology3LCD3LCD
Brightness2,000 Lumens2,000 Lumens
Contrast2,500,000:12,500,000:1
ResolutionWXGAWXGA
Light EngineLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)15.2 lb15.2 lb
Audio (Watts)N/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNo
Zoom Ratio1.58:11.58:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,000
3DNoNo
Warranty3 Years3 Years

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PowerLite 107PowerLite 108PowerLite 109W
Price$549$599$749
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness3,5003,7004,000
Contrast15,000:115,000:115,000:1
ResolutionXGAXGAWXGA
Light EngineLampLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)6.17 lb 6.17 lb 6.17 lb
Audio (Watts)16 W Mono16 W Mono16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.20:11.20:11.20:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)6,000/12,0006,000/12,0006,000/12,000
3DNoNoNo
Warranty2 Year2 Year2 Year

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PowerLite 1780WPowerLite 1781WPowerLite 1785WPowerLite 1795F
Price$749$799$899$999
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness3,0003,2003,2003,200
Contrast10,000:110,000:110,000:110,000:1
ResolutionWXGAWXGAWXGA1080p
Light EngineLampLampLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)4.0 lb4.0 lb4.0 lb4.0 lb
Audio (Watts)1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono1 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)WirelessWirelessWirelessWireless
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.20:11.20:11.20:11.20:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)4,000/7,0004,000/7,0004,000/7,0004,000/7,000
3DNoNoNoNo
Warranty2 Years2 Years2 Years2 Years

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PowerLite 5520WPowerLite 5530UPowerLite 5535U
Price$2,199$2,599$2,599
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness5,500 Lumens5,500 Lumens5,500 Lumens
Contrast15,000:115,000:115,000:1
ResolutionWXGAWUXGAWUXGA
Light EngineLampLampLamp
Weight (lbs.)15.2 lbs15.2 lbs15.2 lbs
Audio (Watts)N/AN/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio2.0:12.0:12.0:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)5,000/10,0005,000/10,0005,000/10,000
3DNoNoNo
Warranty2 Year2 Year2 Year

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PowerLite L500WPowerLite L610PowerLite L400UPowerLite L610WPowerLite L510U
Price$1,999$2,399$2,499$2,599$2,799
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness5,000 Lumens6,000 Lumens4,500 Lumens6,000 Lumens5,000 Lumens
Contrast2,500,000:12,500,000:12,500,000:12,500,000:12,500,000:1
ResolutionWXGAXGAWUXGAWXGAWUXGA
Light EngineLaserLaserLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)16.3 lb16.3 lb17.1 lb18.7 lb18.7 lb
Audio (Watts)N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.60:11.60:11.60:11.60:11.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,000/30,00020,000/30,00020,000/30,00020,000/30,00020,000/30,000
3DNoNoNoNoNo
Warranty2 Years2 Years2 Years2 Years2 Years

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Pro L1750SNLPro L1750UNLEpson Pro L1755UNL
Price$15,999$33,000$33,000
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness15,000 Lumens15,000 Lumens15,000 Lumens
Contrast2,500,000:12,500,000:12,500,000:1
ResolutionSXGA+WUXGA + 4K EnhancementWUXGA + 4K Enhancement
Light EngineLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)53.2 lb52.2 lb52.2 lb
Audio (Watts)N/AN/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNoNo
Zoom RatioInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable Lenses
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,000/30,00020,000/30,00020,000/30,000
3DNoNoNo
Warranty3 Years3 Years3 Years

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Maxell Projectors

MP-WU5603MP-WU5503MP-WX5603
Price$5,999$4,499$4,249
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness6,000 Lumens5,000 Lumens6,000 Lumens
Contrast1,500,000:11,500,000:11,500,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWUXGAWXGA
Light EngineLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)18.74 lbs18.74 lbs18.74 lbs
Audio (Watts)16 W Mono16 W Mono16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNoNo
Zoom Ratio1.70:11.70:11.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,000/50,00020,000/50,00020,000/50,000
3DNoNoNo
Warranty5 Years5 Years5 Years

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NEC Projectors

NP-P474UNP-P474WNP-P525ULNP-P525WL
Price$1,849$1,599$3,099$2,299
TechnologyLCDLCDLCDLCD
Brightness4,700 Lumen4,700 Lumen5,200 Lumen5,200 Lumen
Contrast18,000:118,000:1500,000:1500,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWXGAWUXGAWXGA
Light EngineLampLampLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)10.6 lbs10.6 lbs21.3 lbs21.3 lbs
Audio (Watts)20 W Mono20 W Mono20 W Mono20 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYesYes
Zoom Ratio1.60:11.70:11.60:11.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)4,000/8,0004,000/8,00020,00020,000
3DNoNoNoNo
Warranty3 Year3 Year5 Years5 Years

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Optoma Projectors

EH330UST
Price$2,899
TechnologyDLP
Brightness3,600 Lumens
Contrast20,000:1
ResolutionWUXGA
Light EngineLamp
Weight (lbs.)8.7 lbs
Audio (Watts)16 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)Both
Apps/USB for PresentingYes
Zoom RatioUST
Lamp Life (Min to Max)4,000/15,000
3DYes
Warranty3 Years

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ProScene ZU660ProScene ZU750ProScene ZU850ProScene ZU1050
Price$9,999 $14,999 $17,999 $31,999
TechnologyDLPDLPDLPDLP
Brightness6,000 Lumens7,500 Lumens8,000 Lumens10,000 Lumens
Contrast2,000,000:12,000,000:12,000,000:12,000,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWUXGAWUXGAWUXGA
Light EngineLaserLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)37.4 lbs37.4 lbs50.7 lbs50.7 lbs
Audio (Watts)N/AN/AN/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)WiredWiredWiredWired
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNoNoNo
Zoom RatioInterchangeableInterchangeableInterchangeableInterchangeable
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,00020,00020,000
3DYesYesYesYes
Warranty3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years

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Panasonic Projectors

PT-MZ770PT-MW730PT-MZ670PT-MZ570PT-MW630PT-MW530
Price$14,999 $9,999 $11,999 $9,999 $10,999 $13,899
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness8,000 Lumens4,500 Lumens6,500 Lumens5,500 Lumens6,500 Lumens5,500 Lumens
Contrast3,000,000:13,000,000:13,000,000:13,000,000:13,000,000:13,000,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWXGAWUXGAWUXGAWXGAWXGA
Light EngineLaserLaserLaserLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)37.7 lbs37.3 lbs37.3 lbs37.3 lbs37.3 lbs37.3 lbs
Audio (Watts)10 W Mono10 W Mono10 W Mono10 W Mono10 W Mono10 W Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)BothBothBothBothBothBoth
Apps/USB for PresentingYesYesYesYesYesYes
Zoom RatioInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable LensesInterchangeable Lenses
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,000
3DNoNoNoNoNoNo
Warranty3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years3 Years

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Sony Projectors

VPL-FHZ58VPL-FHZ61VPL-FHZ66VPL-FHZ70VPL-FHZ75
Price$3,217$7,500$6,300$5,056$11,000
Technology3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD3LCD
Brightness4,200 Lumens5,100 Lumens6,100 Lumens5,500 Lumens6,500 Lumens
Contrast500,000:1500,000:1500,000:1500,000:1500,000:1
ResolutionWUXGAWUXGAWUXGAWUXGAWUXGA
Light EngineLaserLaserLaserLaserLaser
Weight (lbs.)34 lbs34 lbs34 lbs34 lbs34 lbs
Audio (Watts)N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)WiredWiredWiredWiredWired
Apps/USB for PresentingNoNoNoNoNo
Zoom Ratio1.60:11.60:11.60:11.60:11.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,00020,00020,00020,00020,000
3DNoNoNoNoNo
Warranty5 Years5 Years5 Years5 Years5 Years

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ViewSonic Projectors

LS620X
Price1,216
TechnologyDLP
Brightness3,200 Lumens
Contrast100,000:1
ResolutionXGA
Light EngineLaser
Weight (lbs.)12.11 lbs
Audio (Watts)10 W Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both)Wired
Apps/USB for PresentingYes
Zoom RatioDigital Zoom
Lamp Life (Min to Max)20,000
3DNo
Warranty1 Year

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