Projector Reviews

Classroom Projector Comparison and Specs Chart 2019-2020 – Projector Series

K-12 Classroom Projector Specs

Acer S1386WHN BenQ MW535A BenQ MH733 Epson PowerLite 109 W Epson PowerLite 1785W
Technology DLP DLP DLP 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 3,600 3,600 4,000 4,000 3,200
Contrast 20,000:1 15,000:1 16,000:1 15,000:1 10,000:1
Resolution 1280×800 1280×800 1920×1080 1280×800 1280×800
Weight (lbs.) 6.83 5.3 5.5 6.13 4.0
Audio (Watts) 16.0 Watt Mono 2.0 Watt Mono 10.0 Watt Mono 16.0 Watt Mono 1.0 Watt Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both No Both Wired, Wireless opt. Wireless
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio Fixed Lens 1.20:1 1.30:1 1.30:1 1.20:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 5,000/10,000 5,000/15,000 4,000/15,000 6,000/12,000 4,000/7,000
3D Yes No Yes No No
Warranty 1 Year 3 Year 3 Year 2 Year 2 Year
Epson PowerLite 5520W Optoma EH330UST ViewSonic LS620X
Technology 3LCD DLP DLP
Brightness 5,500 3,600 3,200
Contrast 15,000:1 20,000:1 100,000:1
Resolution 1280×800 1920×1080 1024×768
Weight (lbs.) 15.2 8.7 12.1
Audio (Watts) 10.0 Watt Mono 16.0 Watt Mono 10.0 Watt Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Wired, wireless opt. Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.85:1 UST Fixed Lens Fixed Lens
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 5,000/10,000 4,000/15,000 20,000/25,000
3D No Yes No
Warranty 3 year 3 Year 1 Year

Powerlite 5520W
A powerful lamp based projector, offers multiple lenses, advanced networking. K-12 auditoriums, university classrooms...

Higher Education Projector Specs

BenQ LU950 Casio XJ-A257 Dell P519HL Epson PowerLite 1785W Epson Powerlite L400
Technology DLP DLP DLP 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 5,000 3,000 4,000 3,200 4500
Contrast 100,000:1 1,800:1 100,000:1 10,000:1 2,500,000:1
Resolution 1920×1200 1280×800 1920×1080 1280×800 1920×1200
Weight (lbs.) 20.5 5.0 12.6 4.0 17.2
Audio (Watts) 10.0 Watt Mono 1.0 Watt Mono 10.0 Watt Stereo 1.0 Watt Mono 15.0 Watt x 2 Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Wireless Both Wireless Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 2.0:1 1.60:1 1.20:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/20,000 20,000/20,000 20,000/20,000 4,000/7,000 20,000/20,000
3D Yes No Yes No Yes
Warranty 3 Years 3 Years 2 Year 2 Year 3 Year
Epson PowerLite L610W Epson PowerLite 5520W Maxell MP-WU5503 NEC P525UL
Technology 3LCD 3LCD DLP 3LCD
Brightness 6,000 5,500 5,000 5,200
Contrast 2,500,000:1 15,000:1 1,500,000:1 500,000:1
Resolution 1280×800 1280×800 1920×1200 1920×1200
Weight (lbs.) 18.7 15.2 18.0 21.3
Audio (Watts) 10.0 Watt Mono 10.0 Watt Mono 16.0 Watt Mono 20.0 Watt Mono
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 1.60:1 1.85:1 1.70:1 1.60:1
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/20,000 5,000/10,000 20,000/50,000 20,000/20,0000
3D Yes No No No
Warranty 3 Year 3 year 5 Year 5 Year
Optoma EH330UST ViewSonic LS620X
Technology DLP DLP
Brightness 3,600 3,200
Contrast 500000:1 100,000:1
Resolution 1920×1080 1024×768
Weight (lbs.) 8.7 12.1
Audio (Watts) 20.0 Watt Mono 10.0 Watt Stereo
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Wired Wired
Apps/USB for Presenting Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio UST Fixed Lens Fixed Lens
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 4,000/15,000 20,000/25,000
3D Yes No
Warranty 3 Year 1 Year

Dell laser projector: P519HL
Dell's P519HL laser projector has 4000 lumens, better than expected black levels.

High-End, Specialty, Large Venue Projectors

Coming Soon Epson Lightscene EH100 Epson Pro L1755UNL Optoma ProScene ZU660 Panasonic PT-MZ670 Sony VPL-FHZ61
Technology 3LCD 3LCD DLP 3LCD 3LCD
Brightness 2,000 15,000 6,000 6,500 5,100
Contrast 2,500,000:1 2,500,000:1 2,000,000:1 3,000,000:1 500,000:1
Resolution 1280×800 1920×1080 1920×1200 1920×1200 1920×1200
Weight (lbs.) 15.2 52.2 37.4 35.3 35.3
Audio (Watts) N/A N/A N/A 10.0 Watt Mono N/A
Networking (Wired/Wireless/Both) Both Both Both Both Both
Apps/USB for Presenting No No No Yes Yes
Zoom Ratio 2.21:1 Intechangeable Lenses Intechangeable Lenses Intechangeable Lenses Intechangeable Lenses
Lamp Life (Min to Max) 20,000/30,000 20,000/30,000 20,000/20,000 20,000/20,000 20,000/20,000
3D No No Yes No No
Warranty 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year

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