Optoma HD26 vs Nebula Mars Lite review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD26
vs
Nebula Mars Lite

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Optoma HD26 vs Nebula Mars Lite comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Nebula Mars Lite

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 20-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 500 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Nebula Mars Lite over Optoma HD26

  • Lower power consumption, 57 W vs 262 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD26
6.6
Nebula Mars Lite
6.6
6
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD26
Nebula Mars Lite

Model

HD26
Mars Lite

Brand

Optoma
Nebula

Reviews

693
407

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 × 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 × 720

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

37-307
20-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 11/3.2 - 36
0.5 - 3/1.5 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
500

Contrast ratio

23000:1
1000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26

Power consumption, W

262
57

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Bluetooth, Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6500
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
12 x 14 x 18/4.7 x 5.5 x 7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/4.4
1.3/3.7
Optoma HD26
Nebula Mars Lite
Optoma HD26
Nebula Mars Lite

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6Optoma HD26
  • 6.6Nebula Mars Lite

The Optoma HD26 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD26 price

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