Epson EX7220 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Epson EX7220 vs Optoma EH500 comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7220
6.3
Optoma EH500
7.3
6
7

Epson EX7220 vs Optoma EH500 review

Epson EX7220
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson EX7220 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, EX7220 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Epson EX7220 over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 380 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson EX7220

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers
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Common

Product

Epson EX7220
Optoma EH500

Model

EX7220
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

119
92

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-318
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
4700

Contrast ratio

10000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

283
380

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
3.8/8.5

Other

Release year

2013
2013
Epson EX7220
Optoma EH500
Epson EX7220
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.3Epson EX7220
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Optoma EH500 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma EH500 price

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