Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W 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 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 37 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 309 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2200 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2040
7.3
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

Home Cinema 2040
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

382
88

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2200
3200

Contrast ratio

35000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
39

Power consumption, W

307
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
7000

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
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
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
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
7.3/16.1
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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