A projector is a great device that helps to project what you have on your device on a wider scale. The projector can be used to display movies at home or in gatherings, present documents in classes or offices, and can be used other forms of meetings. It allows an instructor to create bulleted PowerPoint presentations for the class. Students in a class can also take better notes with the ability to discern what information the teacher project when the projector is used. So, let us compare the Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100, and choose which is better.
The Epson 2150 comes with great colors and 1080p Full HD widescreen resolution. It allows you to stream from devices like Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV. The Epson 3100 comes with 2D and 3D Full HD technology that delivers the best excitement when it’s used. It offers seamless picture quality and crisp, clear detail.
The Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100 comes with a Full 1080p HD widescreen resolution display. They come with a color processing is 10 bits and a 3-Dimensional or 2-Dimensional Picture display. Both projectors come with a contrast ratio of up to 60,000:1.
Both projectors have an Aspect ratio of 16:9 widescreen. They have a color reproduction of 1.07 billion colors and a pixel number of 2073600 dots. Their projection system offers 3LCD, 3-chip technology that displays amazing imagery with no rainbow color effect. The projectors are light-weighted and easy to around. The Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100 both come with a projection distance of between 30 to 300 inches and a projection method such as front, rear, and ceiling mount.
The Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100 can connect to other devices using through HDMI, Audio Out, VGA input, Mini USB, and USB.
The projectors have an F-number of between 1.51 to 1.99 and a focal length of between 18.2 to 29.2 mm. The zoom ratio of both devices is between 1.0 to 1.6x.
The remote control is included for effective control and they offer optimal security protection like password protection and Kensington lock. Both projectors have a keystone correction of vertical +/- 30 degrees (auto) and horizontal +/- 30 degrees (Slide bar).
The Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100 both come with a 2-year warranty.
|3 LCD Technology||Yes||Yes|
|Projected Output||2D, 3D, Full HD 1080p||HD, 2D, 3D, Full HD 1080p|
|Color and White brightness||2500 lumens||2600 lumens|
|Contrast ratio||Up to 60,000:1||Up to 60,000:1|
|Focal length||18.2 – 29.2 mm||18.2 – 29.2 mm|
|Connector||HDMI, Audio Out, VGA input, Mini USB, and USB||HDMI, Audio Out, VGA input, Mini USB, and USB|
So, let us take a look at the differences between projectors.
This Epson 2150 projector comes with a lamp type of 200 W UHE and lamp life (normal mode) of 4500 and lamp life (eco mode) of 7500.
The Epson 3100 projector has a lamp type of 250 W UHE and a lamp life (normal mode) of 3500 hours and lamp life (eco mode) 5000.
This projector features 2500 lumens of color brightness and 2500 lumens of white brightness.
The Epson 3100 comes with a color brightness of 2600 lumens and white brightness of 2600 lumens.
The Epson 2150 comes with a throw ratio range of between 1.32 (Zoom: Wide) to 2.15 (Zoom: Tele). The operating distance of its remote control is 32ft (10m) and it comes with a lens shift of vertical +/- 15%.
It comes with a throw ratio range of between 1.33 (Zoom: Wide) to 2.16 (Zoom: Tele). Its remote operating distance is 19.7ft and it comes with a lens shift of vertical +/- 60% and horizontal +/- 24%.
It comes with a fan noise level of between 29 dB to 37 dB and a 10 W Mono Speaker to deliver quality sound. It weighs 7.7lb and a dimension of including feet (12.2 (W) x 11.2 (D) x 4.8 (H)) inches and excluding feet of (12.2 (W) x 11.2 (D) x 4.2 (H)) inches.
The Epson 3100 comes with a fan noise level of between 24 dB to 35 dB and doesn’t have an internal speaker. The projector weights 14.6lb and dimensions of including feet of (16.1 (W) x 12.0 (D) x 6.4 (H)) inches.
The Epson 2150 comes with frame interpolation. It creates interstitial frames to make the video smooth and action fluid. The projector has a Miracast Technology (Wireless technology) for wireless screen mirroring.
This projector only comes with MHL connectivity. It doesn’t possess wireless screen mirroring technology.
Pros and Cons
Before our final verdict, we will go over a few pros and cons of the Epson 2150 and the Epson 3100.