ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson PowerLite 2255U review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
Epson PowerLite 2255U

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson PowerLite 2255U comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8 for PowerLite 2255U.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 429 W

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 3600 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
Epson PowerLite 2255U
8
4
8
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Model

PA503W
PowerLite 2255U

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
10

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3600
5000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.57:1 - 2.58:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
39

Power consumption, W

260
429

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

200
300

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
2

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
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

1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

23.0 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

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 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
4.6/10.1
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ViewSonic PA503W
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 6
  • 8
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U

The Epson PowerLite 2255U is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 2255U price

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