ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson PowerLite 680 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Epson PowerLite 680

The ViewSonic PA503S vs Epson PowerLite 680 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for PowerLite 680.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Epson PowerLite 680

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 55-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 373 W

Advantages Epson PowerLite 680 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 1

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Epson PowerLite 680
6.6
4
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Epson PowerLite 680

Model

PA503S
PowerLite 680

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
3

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
55-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.3 - 0.8/1 - 1.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3600
3500

Contrast ratio

22000:1
14000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
0.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

34
35

Power consumption, W

260
373

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
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

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
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.6

Focal length, mm

3.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

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
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
35.5 x 17.7 x 38.1/14.5 x 7.4 x 15.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
5.4/12.6
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson PowerLite 680
ViewSonic PA503S
Epson PowerLite 680

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 6.6Epson PowerLite 680

The Epson PowerLite 680 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 680 price

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