Epson PowerLite 2255U vs Epson Home Cinema 2030 review

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Epson PowerLite 2255U
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2030

In this review, we will talk about Epson PowerLite 2255U vs Epson Home Cinema 2030 comparison. Based on our rating, PowerLite 2255U has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for Home Cinema 2030.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over Epson Home Cinema 2030

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2030 over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-328 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 37 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 285 W vs 429 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 2255U
8
Epson Home Cinema 2030
7
8
6
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2030

Model

PowerLite 2255U
Home Cinema 2030

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

10
177

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-150
34-328

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2
1.4 - 6.1/3.2 - 19.6

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

5000
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.57:1 - 2.58:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

39
37

Power consumption, W

429
285

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

Crestron RoomView
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

300
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.5 - 2.0
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

23.0 - 38.4
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

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 11.4
29.7 x 10.5 x 24.7/11.7 x 4.1 x 9.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.6/10.1
2.9/6.4
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2030
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2030

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7
  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 2030

The Epson PowerLite 2255U is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 2255U price