ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing ViewSonic PA503W vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 309 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
4
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

PA503W
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1649
88

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3600
3200

Contrast ratio

22000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
39

Power consumption, W

260
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
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

200
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
1

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
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
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

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
7.3/16.1
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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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