ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson EX3240 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Epson EX3240

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson EX3240 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 5.6.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Epson EX3240

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W

Advantages Epson EX3240 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Epson EX3240
5.6
4
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Epson EX3240

Model

PA503S
EX3240

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
259

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-350

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1.5 - 6.1/4.8 - 19.7

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3600
3200

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.45:1 - 1.96:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

34
37

Power consumption, W

260
291

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.44

Focal length, mm

16.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.35x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
30 x 8 x 23/11.81 x 3.15 x x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
2.4/5.2
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson EX3240
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson EX3240

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  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 5.6Epson EX3240

The ViewSonic PA503S is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check ViewSonic PA503S price