Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Optoma GT1080Darbee review

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Epson Home Cinema 3500
vs
Optoma GT1080Darbee

In this review, we will talk about Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Optoma GT1080Darbee comparison. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3500 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for GT1080Darbee.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3500 over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 3500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 385 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 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 3500
7.3
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3500
Optoma GT1080Darbee

Model

Home Cinema 3500
GT1080Darbee

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

111
536

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

30-300
45-303

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 11.5/3.2 - 36
0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
3000

Contrast ratio

70000:1
28000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
30

Power consumption, W

385
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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

250
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
8000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.8

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
7.42

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.6x
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

32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1
22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
2.4/5.5
Epson Home Cinema 3500
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 3500
Optoma GT1080Darbee

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3500
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee

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