Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Optoma HD25-LV review

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Epson Home Cinema 2045
vs
Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2045 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over Optoma HD25-LV

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 37-301 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 339 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
8
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

Home Cinema 2045
HD25-LV

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

170
264

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
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
3500

Contrast ratio

35000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

307
339

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

Miracast
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

2
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
2

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
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
16

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 +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.9
2.9/4.4
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD25-LV
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.3
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

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