Epson EX5240 vs Optoma HD26 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5240
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson EX5240 vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD26.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson EX5240

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
Optoma HD26
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
Optoma HD26

Model

EX5240
HD26

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

231
693

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

30-300
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

291
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6500

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
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x
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
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
2.5/4.4
Epson EX5240
Optoma HD26
Epson EX5240
Optoma HD26

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

The Optoma HD26 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD26 price

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