BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Home Cinema LS100.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 70-130 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 38 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 448 W
  • 3D support
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over BenQ HT3050

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
7
5
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

HT3050
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

203
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
4000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
38

Power consumption, W

330
448

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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.6

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
10.8/24.3
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema LS100
BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

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