ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson EX5240 review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
Epson EX5240

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson EX5240 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX5240.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over Epson EX5240

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W

Advantages Epson EX5240 over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
Epson EX5240
5.6
4
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
Epson EX5240

Model

PA503W
EX5240

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
231

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:10
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3600
3200

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
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

200
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

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

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

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
29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
2.4/5.2
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.6
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 5.6Epson EX5240

The ViewSonic PA503W is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check ViewSonic PA503W price

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