ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema 3700 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3700

The ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema 3700 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 3700.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Epson Home Cinema 3700

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 384 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3700 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Epson Home Cinema 3700
7.3
4
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 3700

Model

PA503S
Home Cinema 3700

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
75

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
3000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
70000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

34
35

Power consumption, W

260
384

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

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

190
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
4.3/9.52
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 3700
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 3700

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3700

The Epson Home Cinema 3700 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 3700 price

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