Epson Home Cinema 3700 vs Epson PowerLite 680 review

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Epson Home Cinema 3700
vs
Epson PowerLite 680

The Epson Home Cinema 3700 vs Epson PowerLite 680 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3700 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for PowerLite 680.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3700 over Epson PowerLite 680

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 55-100 inch
  • 3D support
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 680 over Epson Home Cinema 3700

  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 373 W vs 384 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 35 dB
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3700
7.3
Epson PowerLite 680
6.6
6
4
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3700
Epson PowerLite 680

Model

Home Cinema 3700
PowerLite 680

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

75
3

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
55-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 9.6/3.2 - 29.5
0.3 - 0.8/1 - 1.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3000
3500

Contrast ratio

70000:1
14000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
0.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
35

Power consumption, W

384
373

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
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
1.6

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
3.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
3

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
35.5 x 17.7 x 38.1/14.5 x 7.4 x 15.8

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
5.4/12.6
Epson Home Cinema 3700
Epson PowerLite 680
Epson Home Cinema 3700
Epson PowerLite 680

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3700
  • 6.6Epson PowerLite 680

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

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