Epson Home Cinema 1450 vs BenQ HT3550 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Epson Home Cinema 1450 vs BenQ HT3550 comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 1450
7
BenQ HT3550
8
5
8

Epson Home Cinema 1450 vs BenQ HT3550 review

Epson Home Cinema 1450
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 1450 vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 1450 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1450 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-260 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 4200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson Home Cinema 1450

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 429 W
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
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Product

Epson Home Cinema 1450
BenQ HT3550

Model

Home Cinema 1450
HT3550

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

47
321

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-260
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

1.6 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2
0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

4200
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

1.57:1 - 2.58:1
1.13:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
30

Power consumption, W

429
350

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

300
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.5 - 2.0
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

23.0 - 38.4
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

35.5 x 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.5
38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.1
4.2/9.3

Other

Release year

2017
2019
Epson Home Cinema 1450
BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 1450
BenQ HT3550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 8
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 1450
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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