ViewSonic PA503S vs Nebula Mars II review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Nebula Mars II

It makes sense comparing ViewSonic PA503S vs Nebula Mars II because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Mars II.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Nebula Mars II

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 300 lumens

Advantages Nebula Mars II over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 34 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 57 W vs 260 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Nebula Mars II
6.6
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Nebula Mars II

Model

PA503S
Mars II

Brand

ViewSonic
Nebula

Reviews

1649
375

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 × 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 × 720

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1 - 3/3.2 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
300

Contrast ratio

22000:1
1000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
32

Power consumption, W

260
57

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Android OS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

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
12.2 × 13.8 × 17.8/ 4.8 × 5.4 × 7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
1.4/2.2
ViewSonic PA503S
Nebula Mars II
ViewSonic PA503S
Nebula Mars II

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 6.6Nebula Mars II

The Nebula Mars II is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Nebula Mars II price

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