Optoma HD142X vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD review

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Optoma HD142X
vs
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Optoma HD142X vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HD142X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for Home Cinema 740HD.

Advantages Optoma HD142X over Epson Home Cinema 740HD

  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 740HD over Optoma HD142X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3000 lumens
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD142X
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
5.6
7
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD142X
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Model

HD142X
Home Cinema 740HD

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

1665
107

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 x 800

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8
0.9 - 10.8/3.2 - 32

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3000
3000

Contrast ratio

23000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

28
37

Power consumption, W

260
291

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
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
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21.86 - 24
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

29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.3 x 9.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
2.2/5.3
Optoma HD142X
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
Optoma HD142X
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.6
  • 7.3Optoma HD142X
  • 5.6Epson Home Cinema 740HD

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