Epson PowerLite 680 vs Epson Home Cinema 730HD review

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Epson PowerLite 680
vs
Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Epson PowerLite 680 vs Epson Home Cinema 730HD comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, PowerLite 680 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6 for Home Cinema 730HD.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 680 over Epson Home Cinema 730HD

  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 35 dB vs 37 dB
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 730HD over Epson PowerLite 680

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 55-100 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 373 W

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 680
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
6
4
4
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 680
Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Model

PowerLite 680
Home Cinema 730HD

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

3
397

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

55-100
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

0.3 - 0.8/1 - 1.8
1.4 - 4.8/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3500
3000

Contrast ratio

14000:1
12000:1

Throw ratio range

0.32:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
37

Power consumption, W

373
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

3
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.6
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

3.7
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

3
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

3
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

35.5 x 17.7 x 38.1/14.5 x 7.4 x 15.8
23.3 x 7.8 x 29.7/9.2 x 3.1 x 11.7

Weight, kg/pounds

5.4/12.6
2.4/5.3
Epson PowerLite 680
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Epson Home Cinema 730HD

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 6.6
  • 6
  • 6.6Epson PowerLite 680
  • 6Epson Home Cinema 730HD

The Epson PowerLite 680 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 680 price

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