Epson EX5240 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 review

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Epson EX5240
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2100

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX5240 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 2100.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over Epson Home Cinema 2100

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 312 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2100 over Epson EX5240

  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • The same noise level: 37 dB
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
Epson Home Cinema 2100
7.3
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Model

EX5240
Home Cinema 2100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

231
149

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.7 - 7.2/1.6 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.33:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
37

Power consumption, W

291
312

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
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

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
30.4 x 10.1 x 27.9/12.2 x 4.8 x 11.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
3.1/7.5
Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema 2100
Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2100

The Epson Home Cinema 2100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2100 price