Optoma HD243X vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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Optoma HD243X
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma HD243X vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, HD243X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Lower noise level, 27 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 300 W vs 409 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3500 vs 3000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 3300 lumens

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD243X
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
7
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

HD243X
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

1665
54

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

28-301
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 7.7/3.2 - 35.3
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
4400

Contrast ratio

24000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.47:1 - 1.62:1
1.38:1 - 2.28:1

Color reproduction

1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

27
39

Power consumption, W

300
409

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

DLP
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

12000
4000

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.1-2.31
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

15.59-17.14
23 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.7 x 10.6 x 24.6/12.5 x 4.2 x 9.7
12 x 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42

Weight, kg/pounds

3/6.8
4.6/10.2
Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 1440
Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.3
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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