Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD review

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Optoma HD26
vs
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HD26 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5.6 for Home Cinema 740HD.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson Home Cinema 740HD

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 740HD over Optoma HD26

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 37-307 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD26
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
5.6
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Model

HD26
Home Cinema 740HD

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

693
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

37-307
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 11/3.2 - 36
0.9 - 10.8/3.2 - 32

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
3000

Contrast ratio

23000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
37

Power consumption, W

262
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

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6500
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
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

0
1

USB (service)

1
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

21.9 - 24
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
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

45/113
35/95

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
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.3 x 9.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/4.4
2.2/5.3
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.6
  • 6.6Optoma HD26
  • 5.6Epson Home Cinema 740HD

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