Optoma HD142X vs Sony VPLHW45ES review

Optoma HD142X
Optoma HD142X review

Jul 03, 2020

The Optoma HD142x is a budget-friendly home theater unit that ensures a seamless watching experience in the room or the backyard but lacks lumens output for large parties and business events. This mo...

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Common

Product

Optoma HD142X
Sony VPLHW45ES

Model

HD142X
VPLHW45ES

Brand

Optoma
Sony

Rating

4.3
4.7

Reviews

799
74

Translation properties

Projection system

DLP
SXRD

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel number

1024000
36220800

Brightness

3000 lumens
3000 lumens

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Contrast ratio

23000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48 - 1.6
1.36 - 2.16

Lamp

Lamp type

195 W
215 W

Lamp life

Normal mode

5000
4000

Eco mode

6000
6000

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.0 - 3.17

Focal length

21.86 - 24 mm
22.5 - 47.2 mm

Lens shift

Zoom ratio

1.0 - 1.1
1.0 - 1.6

Interface

HDMI

2
2

D-sub 15pin

1
1

Composite video (RCA)

1
1

Audio L/R (RCA)

1
1

Audio out (Mini Jack)

1
1

USB (Type A)

1
1

USB (Type mini-B)

has not
has not

RS232 (DB-9pin)

has not
1

Sound

Integrated speaker

Speaker power

10 W
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Resolution support

640 x 480

1024 x 768

1280 x 800

1400 x 1050

1920 x 1080

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

3D

Settings

Keystone correction manual

Vertical +- 40 degrees
Vertical +- 40 degrees

Keystone correction auto

Operating distance

19 ft
19 ft

Security functions

Audible noise

Normal mode

28 dBA
35 dBA

Eco mode

29 dBA

Operating temperature

Min

5 C
5 C

Max

40 C
40 C

Features

Color

black
black

Wireless

Remote control

Mouse functions

Warranty

1 Year
1 Year

Dimensions

Product size

9 x 11.7 x 3.7 inches
23 x 11.5 x 20 inches

Product weight

5.5 pounds
20 pounds

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