Epson EX5240 vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Epson EX5240
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing Epson EX5240 vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 250 lumens

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Epson EX5240

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 291 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
ViewSonic M1
5.3
4
4
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
ViewSonic M1

Model

EX5240
M1

Brand

Epson
ViewSonic

Reviews

231
1115

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
250

Contrast ratio

15000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

291
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
6

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
0.69/1.52
Epson EX5240
ViewSonic M1
Epson EX5240
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 5.3
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

The Epson EX5240 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson EX5240 price

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