Optoma HD243X vs Epson EX7230 review

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Optoma HD243X
vs
Epson EX7230

In this review, we will talk about Optoma HD243X vs Epson EX7230 comparison. Based on our rating, HD243X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX7230.

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Epson EX7230

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

Advantages Epson EX7230 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 300 W
  • 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 EX7230
5.6
7
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7230

Model

HD243X
EX7230

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

1665
263

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1440 x 900

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

28-301
33-320

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

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, %

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
29.72 x 8.13 x 23.37/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3/6.8
2.4/5.2
Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7230
Optoma HD243X
Epson EX7230

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.6
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X
  • 5.6Epson EX7230

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