ViewSonic M1 vs Epson EX3260 review

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Rating 5 5
ViewSonic M1
vs
Epson EX3260

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – ViewSonic M1 vs Epson EX3260. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 5.3.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Epson EX3260

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 296 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 6000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson EX3260 over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-150 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 250 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
Epson EX3260
5.3
4
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
Epson EX3260

Model

M1
EX3260

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1115
256

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
1.4 - 6/3.2 - 19.6

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

250
3300

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32
37

Power consumption, W

55
296

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.50 - 1.71

Focal length, mm

20.42 - 24.5

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32

Max, C/F

40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
2.2/5.5
ViewSonic M1
Epson EX3260
ViewSonic M1
Epson EX3260

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  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 5.3Epson EX3260

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