BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2045

The BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 8 for Home Cinema 2045.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 38-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 307 W vs 353 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
6
8
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

W1080ST
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
170

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
34-332

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
2200

Contrast ratio

10000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.22:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

353
307

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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

31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6
30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
3.1/6.9
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 2045
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 8
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2045 price