Optoma EH416 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Optoma EH416
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma EH416 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, EH416 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Optoma EH416 over Optoma EH500

  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 380 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Optoma EH416

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 4200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 29 dB

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma EH416
8
Optoma EH500
7.3
8
7
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Common

Product

Optoma EH416
Optoma EH500

Model

EH416
EH500

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

65
85

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

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 11.5/3.9 - 37.7
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

4200
4700

Contrast ratio

20000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.4:1 - 2.24:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
26

Power consumption, W

309
380

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

Crestron RoomView
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

260
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

2
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 3.26
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

20.91 - 32.62
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 17

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

17
15

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

30.4 x 10.1 x 20.3/12.3 x 4.4 x 8.8
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.7/6.8
3.8/8.5
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8Optoma EH416
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Optoma EH416 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma EH416 price

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