ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma GT1080Darbee review

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ViewSonic PA503S
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Optoma GT1080Darbee

In this review, we will talk about ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma GT1080Darbee comparison. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for GT1080Darbee.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 262 W

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 34 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma GT1080Darbee

Model

PA503S
GT1080Darbee

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1649
536

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
45-303

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
3000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
28000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
30

Power consumption, W

260
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
8000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.8

Focal length, mm

7.42

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
2.4/5.5
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma GT1080Darbee
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma GT1080Darbee

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee

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