Nebula Capsule II vs Optoma EH500 review

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Nebula Capsule II
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Nebula Capsule II vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, Capsule II has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Nebula Capsule II over Optoma EH500

  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Nebula Capsule II

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 20-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 200 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Nebula Capsule II
6.6
Optoma EH500
7.3
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Common

Product

Nebula Capsule II
Optoma EH500

Model

Capsule II
EH500

Brand

Nebula
Optoma

Reviews

213
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 720
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1280 x 720
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

20-100
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 2.8/1.9 - 9.5
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

200
4700

Contrast ratio

600:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26

Power consumption, W

380

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

Android OS, Bluetooth, WI-FI, Miracast,
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

0
2

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

7.8 x 15 x 7.8/3.1 x 5.9 x 3.1
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

0.5/1.5
3.8/8.5
Nebula Capsule II
Optoma EH500
Nebula Capsule II
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Nebula Capsule II
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Optoma EH500 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma EH500 price

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