Optoma HD26 vs Optoma HD243X review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD26
vs
Optoma HD243X

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma HD26 vs Optoma HD243X and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HD26 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for HD243X.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 27 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 300 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Optoma HD26

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 3200 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD26
6.6
Optoma HD243X
7.3
6
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD26
Optoma HD243X

Model

HD26
HD243X

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

693
1665

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

37-307
28-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 11/3.2 - 36
0.9 - 7.7/3.2 - 35.3

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3300

Contrast ratio

23000:1
24000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.47:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
27

Power consumption, W

262
300

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6500
12000

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

1
1

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.1-2.31

Focal length, mm

21.9 - 24
15.59-17.14

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

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

45/113
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6
31.7 x 10.6 x 24.6/12.5 x 4.2 x 9.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/4.4
3/6.8
Optoma HD26
Optoma HD243X
Optoma HD26
Optoma HD243X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Optoma HD26
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X

The Optoma HD243X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD243X price

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