Epson 3100 vs Optoma HD26 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 3100
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson 3100 vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, 3100 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD26.

Advantages Epson 3100 over Optoma HD26

  • Lower noise level, 24 dB vs 26 dB

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson 3100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 40-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 356 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 3100
7
Optoma HD26
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson 3100
Optoma HD26

Model

3100
HD26

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

97
693

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-200
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 5.8/6.3 - 17.4
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
3200

Contrast ratio

60000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.34:1 - 2.17:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

24
26

Power consumption, W

356
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
0

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

60
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

24

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

40.6 x 15.2 x 30.4/16.1 x 6.4 x 12
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/14.6
2.5/4.4
Epson 3100
Optoma HD26
Epson 3100
Optoma HD26

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.6
  • 7Epson 3100
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

The Epson 3100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 3100 price

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