ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma X600 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
Optoma X600

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - ViewSonic PA503S vs Optoma X600 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7 for X600.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over Optoma X600

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 23-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma X600 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Better brightness: 6000 vs 3600 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 34 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
Optoma X600
7
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma X600

Model

PA503S
X600

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1649
108

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
23-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1 - 12/3.2 - 39.4

Aspect ratio

4:3
4:3

Brightness, lumens

3600
6000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.8:1 - 2.1:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34
28

Power consumption, W

260
380

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
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
3500

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

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
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.81

Focal length, mm

26.9 - 29.84

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
30.2.6 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
3.6/8.5
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma X600
ViewSonic PA503S
Optoma X600

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 7
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 7Optoma X600

The Optoma X600 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma X600 price

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