Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 3000 review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD26
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3000

It makes sense comparing Optoma HD26 vs Epson Home Cinema 3000 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson Home Cinema 3000

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2300 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 361 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD26
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 3000
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 3000

Model

HD26
Home Cinema 3000

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

693
107

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

37-307
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 11/3.2 - 36
1.4 - 8.7/4.7 - 28.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2300

Contrast ratio

23000:1
60000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
35

Power consumption, W

262
361

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

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6500
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
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
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

has not

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

21.9 - 24
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

45/113
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6
41 x 16 x 32/16.14 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/4.4
3.1/6.9
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 3000
Optoma HD26
Epson Home Cinema 3000

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6Optoma HD26
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema 3000

The Optoma HD26 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD26 price

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