Epson Home Cinema 3700 vs Optoma HD25-LV review

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Epson Home Cinema 3700
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Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 3700 vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3700 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over Epson Home Cinema 3700

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-301 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 339 W vs 384 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 3500 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3700
7.3
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3700
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

Home Cinema 3700
HD25-LV

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

75
264

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
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
3500

Contrast ratio

70000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
26

Power consumption, W

384
339

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
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
2

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
2.9/4.4
Epson Home Cinema 3700
Optoma HD25-LV
Epson Home Cinema 3700
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3700
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

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