ViewSonic M1 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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ViewSonic M1
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing ViewSonic M1 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, M1 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 309 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-150 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 250 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
4
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

M1
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1115
88

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

250
3200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32
39

Power consumption, W

55
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
1

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
7.3/16.1
ViewSonic M1
Epson PowerLite 1781W
ViewSonic M1
Epson PowerLite 1781W

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  • better
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  • 5.3
  • 7
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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