Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Home Cinema LS100.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 70-130 inch
  • Lower noise level, 37 dB vs 38 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 448 W
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 2200 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
6
5
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

Home Cinema 2040
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

382
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2200
4000

Contrast ratio

35000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
38

Power consumption, W

307
448

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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

2
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.6

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
10.8/24.3
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson Home Cinema LS100
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

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