Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs Epson PowerLite 2255U review

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Epson Home Cinema 3600e
vs
Epson PowerLite 2255U

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs Epson PowerLite 2255U comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3600e has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 8 for PowerLite 2255U.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3600e over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 35 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 385 W vs 429 W
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over Epson Home Cinema 3600e

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

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 Home Cinema 3600e
7.6
Epson PowerLite 2255U
8
7
8
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3600e
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Model

Home Cinema 3600e
PowerLite 2255U

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

51
10

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5
1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2500
5000

Contrast ratio

70000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.57:1 - 2.58:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
39

Power consumption, W

385
429

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
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
300

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
23.0 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

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
35.5 x 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.4

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
4.6/10.1
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 8
  • 7.6Epson Home Cinema 3600e
  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U

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

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