ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Home Cinema LS100.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 70-130 inch
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 38 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 448 W

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 3600 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 5000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
4
5
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

PA503S
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
49

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3600
4000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
38

Power consumption, W

260
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

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
3

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.6

Focal length, mm

4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
10.8/24.3
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema LS100
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

The Epson Home Cinema LS100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema LS100 price