Optoma HD243X vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

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Optoma HD243X
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2045

The Optoma HD243X vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, HD243X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for Home Cinema 2045.

Advantages Optoma HD243X over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 27 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 300 W vs 307 W

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over Optoma HD243X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 28-301 inch
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD243X
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
7
8
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Common

Product

Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

HD243X
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

1665
170

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

28-301
34-332

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 7.7/3.2 - 35.3
0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
2200

Contrast ratio

24000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.47:1 - 1.62:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

27
37

Power consumption, W

300
307

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

DLP
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

12000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
2

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

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.1-2.31
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

15.59-17.14
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.7 x 10.6 x 24.6/12.5 x 4.2 x 9.7
30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3/6.8
3.1/6.9
Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD243X
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Optoma HD243X
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2045 price