Epson EX3260 vs Optoma HD25-LV review

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Epson EX3260
vs
Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson EX3260 vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, EX3260 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages Epson EX3260 over Optoma HD25-LV

  • Lower power consumption, 296 W vs 339 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over Epson EX3260

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-301 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 3300 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX3260
5.3
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX3260
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

EX3260
HD25-LV

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

256
264

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-150
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 6/3.2 - 19.6
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
3500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

296
339

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
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
2

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.50 - 1.71

Focal length, mm

20.42 - 24.5

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/5.5
2.9/4.4
Epson EX3260
Optoma HD25-LV
Epson EX3260
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 5.3
  • 6.3
  • 5.3Epson EX3260
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

The Optoma HD25-LV is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD25-LV price