BenQ HT2550 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 review

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BenQ HT2550
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2100

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT2550 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HT2550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 2100.

Advantages BenQ HT2550 over Epson Home Cinema 2100

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT2550
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • HT2550 is HDR-compatible

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2100 over BenQ HT2550

  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 312 W vs 385 W

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2550
8
Epson Home Cinema 2100
7.3
8
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Model

HT2550
Home Cinema 2100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

122
149

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.3 - 9.8/6.2 - 29.5
0.7 - 7.2/1.6 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
2500

Contrast ratio

10000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.47:1 - 1.76:1
1.33:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

385
312

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

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.94 - 2.06
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

15.57 - 18.67
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

35 x 27 x 13/13.7 x 10.6 x 5.1
30.4 x 10.1 x 27.9/12.2 x 4.8 x 11.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/8.8
3.1/7.5
BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 2100
BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8BenQ HT2550
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2100

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