Optoma HD142x vs Optoma S321 Other comparison
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|Release date||July 2016||September 2016|
Projection system & image
|Aspect ratio||16:9 (HD)||4:3 (SVGA)|
|Brightness||3,000 ANSI||3,200 ANSI|
|Throw||1.0 - 10.0 ||1.2 - 12.0 |
|Vertical lens shift|
|Horizontal lens shift|
|Fan noise||29.0 dB|
|Lamp life||8,000 hours||10,000 hours|
|Height||9 cm||10 cm|
|Weight||2.5 kg||1.8 kg|
|Power usage||260 w||253 w|
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Comparison of both projectors: Optoma HD142x vs Optoma S321The Optoma HD142x was released in July 2016; the Optoma S321 arrived in the market in September 2016.
Concerning the projection system specifications, the Optoma HD142x has a low brightness (3,000 ANSI) compared to the brightness of the Optoma S321: 3,200 ANSI whereas the Optoma HD142x has a lower contrast of 23,000:1 than the Optoma S321 having 22,000:1. The Optoma HD142x projector has a better resolution of 1920x1080 with a throw of 1.0 - 10.0 , while the Optoma S321 has only 800x600 with a throw of 1.2 - 12.0 .
As for the image system, both projectors don't have the vertical lens shift nor the horizontal shift, and both projectors have the vertical keystone, but none has the an horizontal keystone correction, which means that you have to put the projector in front of the screen, but it can be fixed on the ceiling or placed on a table, lower than the screen.Both projectors have the 3d mode.
The Optoma HD142x is HDMI compatible, it doesn't have VGA IN port, the Optoma HD142x has an audio out, and has a USB port. The Optoma S321 is not HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the Optoma S321 doesn't have an audio out, and has a USB port.