Epson VS250 vs Optoma HD26 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson VS250
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson VS250 vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, VS250 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD26.

Advantages Epson VS250 over Optoma HD26

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 37-307 inch

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson VS250

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 296 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson VS250
5.6
Optoma HD26
6.6
5
6
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Common

Product

Epson VS250
Optoma HD26

Model

VS250
HD26

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

690
693

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.4/2.6 - 34.1
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

296
262

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

4000
6500

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
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.44
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.7
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
2.5/4.4
Epson VS250
Optoma HD26
Epson VS250
Optoma HD26

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson VS250
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

The Optoma HD26 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD26 price

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