Epson VS355 vs Optoma EH500 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson VS355
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson VS355 vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, VS355 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Epson VS355 over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson VS355

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 3300 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson VS355
5.6
Optoma EH500
7.3
4
7
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Common

Product

Epson VS355
Optoma EH500

Model

VS355
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

203
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
4700

Contrast ratio

15000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.38:1 - 1.68:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

291
380

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
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
3

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.9 x 7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
3.8/8.5
Epson VS355
Optoma EH500
Epson VS355
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6Epson VS355
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Optoma EH500 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma EH500 price