Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs BenQ HT2150ST review

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Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
BenQ HT2150ST

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs BenQ HT2150ST that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2150ST.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 2200 lumens
  • The same noise level: 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
BenQ HT2150ST
7
6
7
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
BenQ HT2150ST

Model

Home Cinema 2040
HT2150ST

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

382
372

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
2200

Contrast ratio

35000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
37

Power consumption, W

307
353

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

2
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
3.60/7.93
Epson Home Cinema 2040
BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 2040
BenQ HT2150ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST

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

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