Optoma HD243X vs Epson EX7220 review

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Optoma HD243X
vs
Epson EX7220

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma HD243X vs Epson EX7220. Based on our rating, HD243X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.3 for EX7220.

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Epson EX7220

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 27 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX7220 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 300 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD243X
7.3
Epson EX7220
6.3
7
6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7220

Model

HD243X
EX7220

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

1665
116

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

28-301
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 7.7/3.2 - 35.3
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
3000

Contrast ratio

24000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.47:1 - 1.62:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

27
37

Power consumption, W

300
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

DLP
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

12000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.1-2.31
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

15.59-17.14
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.7 x 10.6 x 24.6/12.5 x 4.2 x 9.7
29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

3/6.8
2.4/5.2
Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7220
Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7220

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.3
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X
  • 6.3Epson EX7220

The Optoma HD243X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD243X price