ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema 740HD comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 5.6.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Epson Home Cinema 740HD

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 740HD over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
5.6
4
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

Model

PA503S
Home Cinema 740HD

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
107

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 x 800

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.9 - 10.8/3.2 - 32

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3600
3000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

34
37

Power consumption, W

260
291

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
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

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
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

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
27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.3 x 9.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
2.2/5.3
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema 740HD

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  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 5.6Epson Home Cinema 740HD

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