Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Optoma HD27 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson Home Cinema 2045
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2045 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for HD27.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over Optoma HD27

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Wireless connection enabled

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 307 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
Optoma HD27
7
8
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD27

Model

Home Cinema 2045
HD27

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

170
646

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
30-300

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
3200

Contrast ratio

35000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

307
260

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
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.9
2.4/5.5
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD27
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Optoma HD27

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  • 8
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  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045
  • 7Optoma HD27

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