Epson EX5240 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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Epson EX5240
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson EX5240 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Home Cinema LS100.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 70-130 inch
  • Lower noise level, 37 dB vs 38 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 448 W

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over Epson EX5240

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 3200 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 5000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
4
5
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

EX5240
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

231
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
4000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
38

Power consumption, W

291
448

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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.6

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
10.8/24.3
Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema LS100
Epson EX5240
Epson Home Cinema LS100

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

The Epson Home Cinema LS100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema LS100 price