Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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Epson PowerLite 1781W
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, PowerLite 1781W has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Home Cinema LS100.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 448 W
  • Wireless connection enabled

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 38 dB vs 39 dB
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
6
5
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 1781W
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

PowerLite 1781W
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

88
49

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

50-150
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
4000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

1.04:1 - 1.26:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

39
38

Power consumption, W

309
448

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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7
1.6

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2
4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20
3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

7.3/16.1
10.8/24.3
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Epson Home Cinema LS100
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.6
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

The Epson PowerLite 1781W is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 1781W price