Epson EX3240 vs Optoma HD243X review

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Epson EX3240
vs
Optoma HD243X

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX3240 vs Optoma HD243X and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, EX3240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for HD243X.

Advantages Epson EX3240 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 300 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Epson EX3240

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 27 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX3240
5.6
Optoma HD243X
7.3
4
7
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Common

Product

Epson EX3240
Optoma HD243X

Model

EX3240
HD243X

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

259
1665

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
28-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 6.1/4.8 - 19.7
0.9 - 7.7/3.2 - 35.3

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
24000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.47:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
27

Power consumption, W

291
300

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
12000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.44
2.1-2.31

Focal length, mm

16.7
15.59-17.14

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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

30 x 8 x 23/11.81 x 3.15 x x 9
31.7 x 10.6 x 24.6/12.5 x 4.2 x 9.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
3/6.8
Epson EX3240
Optoma HD243X
Epson EX3240
Optoma HD243X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6Epson EX3240
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X

The Optoma HD243X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD243X price