ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma HD25-LV review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Optoma HD25-LV

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 339 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-301 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 34 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
4
6
Add home theater projector to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

PA503S
HD25-LV

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1649
264

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
3500

Contrast ratio

22000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
26

Power consumption, W

260
339

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

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
2

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
2.9/4.4
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma HD25-LV
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6.3
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

The Optoma HD25-LV is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD25-LV price