Epson PowerLite 1761W vs Optoma EH500 review

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Epson PowerLite 1761W
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson PowerLite 1761W vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1761W over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-299 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 293 W vs 380 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson PowerLite 1761W

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 30 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 1761W
7.3
Optoma EH500
7.3
7
7
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 1761W
Optoma EH500

Model

PowerLite 1761W
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

159
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-299
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 8.5/2.4 - 28.8
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
4700

Contrast ratio

100000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.04:1 - 1.26:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
26

Power consumption, W

293
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

has not
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

205
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

4000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
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

1
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.9 x 5.1 x 8.3/11.5 x 2.1 x 8.3
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.7
3.8/8.5
Epson PowerLite 1761W
Optoma EH500
Epson PowerLite 1761W
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Epson PowerLite 1761W
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

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