Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Optoma HD27 review

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Epson PowerLite 1781W
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Optoma HD27

  • Wireless connection enabled

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 309 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
Optoma HD27
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 1781W
Optoma HD27

Model

PowerLite 1781W
HD27

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

88
646

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-150
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

10000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.04:1 - 1.26:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

39
26

Power consumption, W

309
260

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

214
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

7.3/16.1
2.4/5.5
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Optoma HD27
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Optoma HD27

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
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  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W
  • 7Optoma HD27

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