Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 250 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 307 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
ViewSonic M1
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
ViewSonic M1

Model

Home Cinema 2040
M1

Brand

Epson
ViewSonic

Reviews

382
1115

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
250

Contrast ratio

35000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

307
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

2
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
6

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
0.69/1.52
Epson Home Cinema 2040
ViewSonic M1
Epson Home Cinema 2040
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

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