Optoma HD27 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Optoma HD27
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma HD27 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, HD27 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Optoma EH500

  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Optoma HD27

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 3200 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • The same noise level: 26 dB
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD27
7
Optoma EH500
7.3
6
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD27
Optoma EH500

Model

HD27
EH500

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

646
85

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

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
4700

Contrast ratio

25000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
26

Power consumption, W

260
380

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
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

21.88 - 24
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
3.8/8.5
Optoma HD27
Optoma EH500
Optoma HD27
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.3
  • 7Optoma HD27
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Optoma EH500 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma EH500 price