BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

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Rating 5 5

BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
7
8

BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

BenQ HT3050
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2045

The BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for Home Cinema 2045.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 37 dB
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

HT3050
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

209
184

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
34-332

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
2200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
37

Power consumption, W

330
307

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

optional

Additional features

has not
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
3.1/6.9

Other

Release year

2015
2015
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2045
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045

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