Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson EX3260 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
Epson EX3260

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson EX3260. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.3 for EX3260.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over Epson EX3260

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX3260 over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 296 W vs 307 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 37 dB
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
Epson EX3260
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson EX3260

Model

Home Cinema 2040
EX3260

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

382
256

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
1.4 - 6/3.2 - 19.6

Aspect ratio

16:10
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2200
3300

Contrast ratio

35000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
37

Power consumption, W

307
296

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

200
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

2
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.50 - 1.71

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
20.42 - 24.5

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 24.5 x 11.4/11.7 x 4.4 x 9.6
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
2.2/5.5
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson EX3260
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson EX3260

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 5.3Epson EX3260

The Epson Home Cinema 2040 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2040 price

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