BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2100

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Epson Home Cinema 2100

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

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2100 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 312 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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 2100
7.3
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Model

HT3050
Home Cinema 2100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

203
149

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.7 - 7.2/1.6 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.33:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
37

Power consumption, W

330
312

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
has not

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
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

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
30.4 x 10.1 x 27.9/12.2 x 4.8 x 11.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
3.1/7.5
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2100
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2100

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  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2100

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