BenQ HT3050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

Epson Home Cinema 2045
Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

Feb 13, 2020

The Home Cinema 2045 is a high-end wireless projector by Epson. This device is expected to become their best selling home theater projectors over the last decade. Apart from having advanced technical...

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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson Home Cinema 2045

Model

HT3050
Home Cinema 2045

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Rating

4.5
4.5

Reviews

319
138

Translation properties

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel number

8300000
2073600

Brightness

2000 lumens
2200 lumens

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15 - 1.5
1.22 - 1.47

Lamp

Lamp type

240 W
200 W

Lamp life

Normal mode

3500
4000

Eco mode

5000
7500

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length

16.88 - 21.88 mm
16.9 - 20.28 mm

Lens shift

Vertical +- 10%

Zoom ratio

1.0 - 1.3
1.0 - 1.2

Interface

HDMI

3
2

D-sub 15pin

1
1

Composite video (RCA)

1
1

Audio L/R (RCA)

1
2

Audio out (Mini Jack)

1
1

USB (Type A)

1
1

USB (Type mini-B)

1
1

RS232 (DB-9pin)

1
has not

Sound

Integrated speaker

Speaker power

20 W
5 W

Sound type

stereo
mono

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
Horizontal +- 30 degrees

Keystone correction auto

Vertical +- 30 degrees
Vertical +- 30 degrees

Operating distance

19 ft
19.7 ft

Security functions

Audible noise

Normal mode

29 dBA
37 dBA

Eco mode

27 dBA
29 dBA

Operating temperature

Min

5 C
5 C

Max

35 C
35 C

Features

Color

white
white

Wireless

Remote control

Mouse functions

Warranty

1 Year
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

11.7 x 9.2 x 3.2 inches
14.6 x 14.3 x 7.2 inches

Product weight

8.1 pounds
6.9 pounds

BenQ HT3050 overview

Epson Home Cinema 2045 overview

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