Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs Optoma UHD51ALV review

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Epson Home Cinema 3600e
vs
Optoma UHD51ALV

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson Home Cinema 3600e vs Optoma UHD51ALV comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3600e has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 9.6 for UHD51ALV.

Advantages Optoma UHD51ALV over Epson Home Cinema 3600e

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD51ALV
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 317 W vs 385 W
  • UHD51ALV is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
7.6
Optoma UHD51ALV
9.6
7
10
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3600e
Optoma UHD51ALV

Model

Home Cinema 3600e
UHD51ALV

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

51
144

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5
0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
3000

Contrast ratio

70000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
28

Power consumption, W

385
317

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
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
3

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
20.9 - 32.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

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
39.1 x 12.9 x 28,1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
5.3/11.7
Epson Home Cinema 3600e
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Epson Home Cinema 3600e
Optoma UHD51ALV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 9.6
  • 7.6Epson Home Cinema 3600e
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51ALV

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