Epson VS250 vs Epson 3100 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Epson VS250
vs
Epson 3100

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson VS250 vs Epson 3100 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, VS250 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7 for 3100.

Advantages Epson VS250 over Epson 3100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 40-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 296 W vs 356 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson 3100 over Epson VS250

  • Lower noise level, 24 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3500 vs 3000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson VS250
5.6
Epson 3100
7
5
6
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Common

Product

Epson VS250
Epson 3100

Model

VS250
3100

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

690
97

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
40-200

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.4/2.6 - 34.1
1.4 - 5.8/6.3 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2600

Contrast ratio

15000:1
60000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.34:1 - 2.17:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
24

Power consumption, W

296
356

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

4000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

1.44
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.7
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
60

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

24

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

30.2 x 7.6 x 23.3/11.9 x 3 x 9.2
40.6 x 15.2 x 30.4/16.1 x 6.4 x 12

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
6.3/14.6
Epson VS250
Epson 3100
Epson VS250
Epson 3100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7
  • 5.6Epson VS250
  • 7Epson 3100

The Epson 3100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 3100 price

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