Optoma Cinemax P1 vs Epson Home Cinema 3500 review

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Optoma Cinemax P1
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3500

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Optoma Cinemax P1 vs Epson Home Cinema 3500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Cinemax P1 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 3500.

Advantages Optoma Cinemax P1 over Epson Home Cinema 3500

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the Cinemax P1
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • Cinemax P1 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3500 over Optoma Cinemax P1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 85-120 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 385 W vs 410 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma Cinemax P1
9
Epson Home Cinema 3500
7.3
9
6
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Common

Product

Optoma Cinemax P1
Epson Home Cinema 3500

Model

Cinemax P1
Home Cinema 3500

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

88
111

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

85-120
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 5/8 -16.5
1.4 - 11.5/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2500

Contrast ratio

1500000:1
70000:1

Throw ratio range

0.25:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
35

Power consumption, W

410
385

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

Android OS, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
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Lamp

Lamp type, W

laser phosphor
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

3
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)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

3
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10

Sound type

stereo

Lens

F-number

2.04
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

525
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

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

56.1 x 13 x 38.1/22.1 x 5.1 x 15
32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24.2
4.3/9.52
Optoma Cinemax P1
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Optoma Cinemax P1
Epson Home Cinema 3500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 7.3
  • 9Optoma Cinemax P1
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3500

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