Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs LG PH550 review

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Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
LG PH550

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs LG PH550 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7.6 for PH550.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over LG PH550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 25-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 550 lumens
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages LG PH550 over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Lower power consumption, 60 W vs 307 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
7.6
6
8
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
LG PH550

Model

Home Cinema 2040
PH550

Brand

Epson
LG

Reviews

382
92

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
25-100

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
0.7 - 3.1/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
550

Contrast ratio

35000:1
100000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.39:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37

Power consumption, W

307
60

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
TV tuner, Bluetooth sound out

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

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
1

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

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
15.2 x 2.5 x 10.1/ 6.9 x 1.7 x 4.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
0.4/1.4
Epson Home Cinema 2040
LG PH550
Epson Home Cinema 2040
LG PH550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.6
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 7.6LG PH550

The LG PH550 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG PH550 price

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