Epson 3100 vs Epson Home Cinema 1060 review

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Epson 3100
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1060

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson 3100 vs Epson Home Cinema 1060 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, 3100 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 1060.

Advantages Epson 3100 over Epson Home Cinema 1060

  • Lower noise level, 24 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1060 over Epson 3100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 40-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3100 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 315 W vs 356 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 3100
7
Epson Home Cinema 1060
7.3
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson 3100
Epson Home Cinema 1060

Model

3100
Home Cinema 1060

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

97
298

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 5.8/6.3 - 17.4
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
3100

Contrast ratio

60000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.34:1 - 2.17:1
1.35:1 - 1.64:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

24
37

Power consumption, W

356
315

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
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
2

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

60
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

24
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

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
24.3 x 8.1 x 29.7/9.6 x 3.2 x 11.7

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/14.6
2.7/5.9
Epson 3100
Epson Home Cinema 1060
Epson 3100
Epson Home Cinema 1060

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.3
  • 7Epson 3100
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 1060

The Epson Home Cinema 1060 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 1060 price

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