Epson PowerLite 680 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Epson PowerLite 680
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson PowerLite 680 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, PowerLite 680 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 680 over Optoma EH500

  • Lower power consumption, 373 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 2500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson PowerLite 680

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 55-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 3500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 680
6.6
Optoma EH500
7.3
4
7
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 680
Optoma EH500

Model

PowerLite 680
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

3
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

55-100
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.3 - 0.8/1 - 1.8
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3500
4700

Contrast ratio

14000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

0.32:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
26

Power consumption, W

373
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

250
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

3
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.6
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

3.7
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

3
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

3

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

35.5 x 17.7 x 38.1/14.5 x 7.4 x 15.8
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

5.4/12.6
3.8/8.5
Epson PowerLite 680
Optoma EH500
Epson PowerLite 680
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Epson PowerLite 680
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

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

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