Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma GT5600 review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Optoma GT5600

The Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma GT5600 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for GT5600.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Optoma GT5600

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 80-100 inch

Advantages Optoma GT5600 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 25 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 285 W vs 310 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Optoma GT5600
8
6
8
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma GT5600

Model

VPLHW45ES
GT5600

Brand

Sony
Optoma

Reviews

92
139

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
80-100

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.8 - 2.7/6 - 9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
3600

Contrast ratio

120000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
0.25:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
25

Power consumption, W

310
285

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
16

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25

Zoom ratio

1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

40.6 x 17.7 x 46.2/16 x 7 x 18.2
34.2 x 11.9 x 36/13.5 x 4.7 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
3.9/8.7
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma GT5600
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma GT5600

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 8Optoma GT5600

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