Optoma HD131Xe vs Optoma EH500 review

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Optoma HD131Xe
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma HD131Xe vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, HD131Xe has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-301 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3500 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 2500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 26 dB
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
Optoma EH500
7.3
6
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD131Xe
Optoma EH500

Model

HD131Xe
EH500

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

196
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-301
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5-10/3.2-32.8
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
4700

Contrast ratio

18000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.5:1 - 1.8:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
26

Power consumption, W

262
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

195
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
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)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

0
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.55 - 2.86
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

22.37 - 26.7
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
3.8/8.5
Optoma HD131Xe
Optoma EH500
Optoma HD131Xe
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

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