Epson Home Cinema 3020 vs Sony VPLHW45ES review

Epson Home Cinema 3020
Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

Nov 19, 2020

If you want a universal projector that will fit multiple tasks of the home theater — follow up this Epson 3020 review. This model has good brightness and contrast to provide a consistent pictur...

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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPLHW45ES

Model

Home Cinema 3020
VPLHW45ES

Brand

Epson
Sony

Rating

3.9
4.7

Reviews

179
74

Translation properties

Projection system

3LCD
SXRD

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel number

2073600
36220800

Brightness

2300 lumens
3000 lumens

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Contrast ratio

40000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32 - 2.15
1.36 - 2.16

Lamp

Lamp type

230 W
215 W

Lamp life

Normal mode

4000
4000

Eco mode

5000
6000

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.0 - 3.17

Focal length

18.2 - 29.2 mm
22.5 - 47.2 mm

Lens shift

Zoom ratio

1.0 - 1.6
1.0 - 1.6

Interface

HDMI

2
2

D-sub 15pin

1
1

Composite video (RCA)

1
1

Audio L/R (RCA)

2
1

Audio out (Mini Jack)

1
1

USB (Type A)

1
1

USB (Type mini-B)

has not
has not

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1
1

Sound

Integrated speaker

Speaker power

10 W
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Resolution support

640 x 480

1024 x 768

1280 x 800

1400 x 1050

1920 x 1080

Video compatibility

NTSC

PAL

SECAM

3D

Settings

Keystone correction manual

Horizontal +- 30 degrees
Vertical +- 40 degrees

Keystone correction auto

Vertical +- 30 degrees

Operating distance

32 ft
19 ft

Security functions

Audible noise

Normal mode

32 dBA
35 dBA

Eco mode

24 dBA
29 dBA

Operating temperature

Min

5 C
5 C

Max

35 C
40 C

Features

Color

gray
black

Wireless

Remote control

Mouse functions

Warranty

2 Years
1 Year

Dimensions

Product size

16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4 inches
23 x 11.5 x 20 inches

Product weight

13.3 pounds
20 pounds

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