Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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Optoma HD26
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, HD26 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 409 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over Optoma HD26

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 37-307 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 3200 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD26
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

HD26
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

693
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

37-307
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 11/3.2 - 36
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
4400

Contrast ratio

23000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.38:1 - 2.28:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
39

Power consumption, W

262
409

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
280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6500
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

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

21.9 - 24
23 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

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

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 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/4.4
4.6/10.2
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 1440
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.6Optoma HD26
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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