Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 review

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Epson Home Cinema 3500
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2100

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3500 over Epson Home Cinema 2100

  • Lower noise level, 35 dB vs 37 dB
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2100 over Epson Home Cinema 3500

  • Lower power consumption, 312 W vs 385 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal brightness: 2500 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3500
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 2100
7.3
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3500
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Model

Home Cinema 3500
Home Cinema 2100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

111
149

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 11.5/3.2 - 36
0.7 - 7.2/1.6 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
2500

Contrast ratio

70000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.33:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
37

Power consumption, W

385
312

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

250
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

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
0

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
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

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
30.4 x 10.1 x 27.9/12.2 x 4.8 x 11.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
3.1/7.5
Epson Home Cinema 3500
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Epson Home Cinema 3500
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3500
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2100

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