57points

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020

50points

Panasonic PT-AR100U

Comparison winner
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23 facts in comparison

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 vs Panasonic PT-AR100U

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
57
points
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
50
points
Panasonic PT-AR100U

Why is Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 better than Panasonic PT-AR100U?

  • 1000h longer lamp life
    ?

    4000hvs3000h
  • Has a VGA connector
    ?
  • 0.3mm shorter
    139.7mmvs140mm
  • 48.36mm narrower
    421.64mmvs470mm
  • 2.58kg lighter
    6.03kgvs8610g
  • 14.24mm thinner
    365.76mmvs380mm
  • Displays 3D with glasses
    ?
  • 14.58% less body volume
    21544.4cm³vs25004cm³

Why is Panasonic PT-AR100U better than Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020?

  • 500cd/m² brighter light output
    ?

    2800cd/m²vs2300cd/m²
  • 120" bigger maximum projection size
    ?

    300"vs180"
  • 3dB less audible noise
    ?

    29dBvs32dB

Price comparison

General info

1.lamp life
?

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.

Best

Vivitek Qumi Q7

30000h

4000h

3000h

2.width
?

Best

LG PG65U

60mm

421.64mm

470mm

3.weight
?

Best

Celluon PicoPro

181g

6.03kg

8.61kg

4.audible noise
?

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.

Best

Sony VPL-VW95ES

20dB

32dB

29dB

5.height
?

Best

Philips PicoPix 2480

31.5mm

139.7mm

140mm

6.thickness
?

Best

Celluon PicoPro

12.7mm

365.76mm

380mm

Projection quality

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony LSPX-A1

4096 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

2.ANSI lumens
?

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.

Best

Sanyo PLC-XF47A

15000cd/m²

2300cd/m²

2800cd/m²

3.has motorized zoom
?

Motorized or power zoom lenses allow the user to remotely press a switch, for example on a remote control, causing the projector to automatically zoom in or out and correct the size of the image.

For example

Sony LSPX-A1

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
4.maximum projection size
?

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.

Best

InFocus IN5544

603"

180"

300"

5.has manual focus
?

This allows to manually set the focus.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
6.has lens shift
?

The lens shift feature on a device allows the optical lens to be physically shifted up and down (vertical) or left and right (horizontal).

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U

Connectivity

1.HDMI ports
?

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Sony LSPX-A1

3

2

2

2.has a VGA connector
?

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
3.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
4.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Optoma UHD51A

4

1

0

5.component ports
?

The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

BenQ MS504

6

3

3

Features

1.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U
2.audio input ports
?

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.

Best

Optoma EH501

3

0

0

3.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Panasonic PT-AR100U

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Panasonic PT-AE8000U

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Panasonic PT-AR100U

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