Sony VPL-HW45ES vs Epson Home Cinema 3100

Sony VPL-HW45ES vs Epson Home Cinema 3100


Epson Home Cinema 3100

Spec Comparison of Sony VPL-HW45ES and Epson Home Cinema 3100

Sony VPL-HW45ES Epson Home Cinema 3100
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Projector Projector
Projection Technology
SXRD panel, projection system Epson 3LCD, 3-chip technology, Epson Poly-silicon TFT Active Matrix, 0.61- inch wide panel with MLA
Projection Method
Front, Rear, Ceiling Mount, Table Top Front / rear / ceiling mount
Native Resolution ?Native resolution is the real, physical resolution of the microdisplay used in the projector.
1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio ?The native ratio of the microdisplay’s width to its height, many projectors support other ratios with no problem.
16:9 and 4:3 16:9 native, 4:3 16:10 resize
Lamp Type
High-pressure mercury lamp, 215 W type 250 W UHE
Lamp Life (hours) ?Maximum lamp life(usually in Eco mode) in hours.
6000 hours (up to)
5000 hours (up to)
Contrast Ratio ?How different a projector’s black looks from its white.
120,000:1 dynamic contrast Up to 60,000:1
Color Brightness ?The amount of brightness in lumens.
1800 lumens 2600 lumens
White Brightness
1800 lumens 2600 lumens
HDMI (2 INPUTS) – Digital RGB/Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr, IR IN – Minijack, USB Composite, Component, VGA In, HDMI (x2), USB (x2), RS232
Input Signals
  • General: 480/60p, 576/50p, 720/60p, 720/50p, 1080/60i
  • HDMI only: 1080/50i, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 1080/24p
  • 3D: 720p 50/60Hz, 1080i 50/60Hz, 1080p50/60/24Hz
Picture Modes
2D, 3D, 2D-to-3D conversion HD, 2D, 3D, Full HD 1080p
Throw Ratio Range
1.36 – 2.16 1.32 – 2.15
Image Size(Diagonal) ?Minimum and Maximum image size you can get on the screen
40″ – 300″ 30″ – 300″
Projection Distance ?The distance between the projector and the screen determines the size of the image. Of course image size depends on many other settings like the aspect ratio, zoom and other settings.
29 feet to 47 feet
Lens Shift
Manual, Vertical: +/- 71%, Horizontal: +/- 25%
  • Vertical: 60% max (up and down)
  • Horizontal: 24% max (left and right)
Keystone Correction
  • Vertical: (+/-)30 degrees (Auto)
  • Horizontal: (+/-)30 degrees (Slide bar)


4K Enhancement Technology
High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Wireless Transmitter Included
Zoom Ratio
1- 1.6x zoom ratio 1- 1.6x zoom ratio
Fan Noise (dB)
22 dB 35 dB max.
16″ x 18″ x 7″ (W x D x H) 16.1″ X 12″ X 6.4″(W x D x H)
20 lbs
14.59 lbs
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