Epson EX5260 vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5260
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3020

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson EX5260 vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, EX5260 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for Home Cinema 3020.

Advantages Epson EX5260 over Epson Home Cinema 3020

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2300 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 372 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3020 over Epson EX5260

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5260
6
Epson Home Cinema 3020
7
5
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX5260
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Model

EX5260
Home Cinema 3020

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

266
194

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 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8
1.4 - 11.8/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
40000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.68:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

270
372

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
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

30.2 x 9.1 x 25.1/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9
42.1 x 13.9 x 36.5/16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
6/13.3
Epson EX5260
Epson Home Cinema 3020
Epson EX5260
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6Epson EX5260
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 3020

The Epson Home Cinema 3020 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 3020 price