Epson PowerLite 2255U vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson PowerLite 2255U
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2045

The Epson PowerLite 2255U vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 8.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 2200 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • 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 429 W

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 2255U
8
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
8
8
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

PowerLite 2255U
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

10
170

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-150
34-332

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2
0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

5000
2200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.57:1 - 2.58:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

39
37

Power consumption, W

429
307

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

Crestron RoomView
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

300
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
5

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.5 - 2.0
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

23.0 - 38.4
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

35.5 x 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.4
30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8

Weight, kg/pounds

4.6/10.1
3.1/6.9
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 2045

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  • 8
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  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045

The Epson PowerLite 2255U is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 2255U price