Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma ML750ST review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Optoma ML750ST

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma ML750ST and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for ML750ST.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Optoma ML750ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 30-80 inch
  • Better brightness: 1800 vs 700 lumens
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Optoma ML750ST over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Lower noise level, 22 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 77 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Optoma ML750ST
7
6
7
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma ML750ST

Model

VPLHW45ES
ML750ST

Brand

Sony
Optoma

Reviews

92
98

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
30-80

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
0.4 - 3.5/1.3 - 11.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

1800
700

Contrast ratio

120000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
0.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
16.77 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
22

Power consumption, W

310
77

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
1.5

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
1.9

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
8.02

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

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
11.2 x 4.5 x 10.5/4.4 x 1.6 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
0.3/0.9
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma ML750ST
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma ML750ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7Optoma ML750ST

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