Epson Home Cinema 730HD vs Optoma HD25-LV review

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Epson Home Cinema 730HD
vs
Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 730HD vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 730HD has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 730HD over Optoma HD25-LV

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 37-301 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 339 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over Epson Home Cinema 730HD

  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
6
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

Home Cinema 730HD
HD25-LV

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

397
264

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-318
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 4.8/3.2 - 13.1
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
3500

Contrast ratio

12000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

283
339

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

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
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)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.2x
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

23.3 x 7.8 x 29.7/9.2 x 3.1 x 11.7
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
2.9/4.4
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Optoma HD25-LV
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6.3
  • 6Epson Home Cinema 730HD
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

The Optoma HD25-LV is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD25-LV price