A projector is durable, portable, and easy to use. The projector is less expensive and easy to position for use. It delivers improved video quality and with better color and white brightness. The projector offers more flexibility to users and it takes up very little space when they’re used or stored. The resolution of the projector is high and it’s able to produce a convenient viewing whenever it is used. So, let’s take a look at the Epson 3500 vs 3020, and choose which the better option is.
The Epson 3500 delivers extraordinary image quality and blockbuster performance for perfect viewing. This projector can be used both indoor and outdoor. It comes with great color and white brightness and a zoom lens. The Epson 3020 comes with Full HD 1080p performance which takes your home entertainment to a whole new level. It uses an Epson 3LCD, 3-chip technology to offer brilliant images with unique colors.
Both projectors have an Aspect ratio of 16:9 widescreen and a throw ratio range 1.32 (Zoom: Wide) to 2.15 (Zoom: Tele) and color reproduction of 1.07 billion colors. The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 have a pixel number of 2073600 dots and a projection system of 3LCD which offers amazing scenes with no color effect. Both projectors are light-weighted, durable, and easy to use. They also have a projected distance of 30 to 300 inches.
They have two built-in stereo speakers for providing high-quality sound. The sound quality offers an enjoyable experience when it’s used for gaming, watching movies, and more.
The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 come with a Full 1080p HD widescreen resolution display. This resolution display offers seamless picture quality with crisp and clear detail. Their color processing is 10 bit and it has a 3-Dimensional or 2-Dimensional Picture display.
The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 can connect to other devices using the HDMI, VGA, RCA (Composite video input), RCA (Audio input), D-sub 15 pin, Mini USB, RS-232c, Trigger out, and USB.
The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 have unique video capability, you can use video mode like NTSC, PAL, SECAM, and more. Both devices are also compatible with a PC and a Mac.
Both 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 1.0 to 1.6 (manual).
The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 have a keystone correction of vertical +/- 30 degrees (auto) and horizontal +/- 30 degrees (Slide bar). They come with remote control for efficient control of the projector. This remote control comes with an operating distance of 32ft (10m). Both projectors come with security features like password protection and Kensington lock. The methods of projecting both devices are front, ceiling mount, and rear.
The Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020 both come with a 2-year warranty.
|3 LCD Technology||Yes||Yes|
|Projected Output||HD, 2D, 3D, Full HD 1080p||HD, 2D, 3D, Full HD 1080p|
|Color and White brightness||2500 lumens||2300 lumens|
|Contrast ratio||Up to 70,000:1||Up to 40,000:1|
|Focal length||18.2 to 29.2 mm||18.2 to 29.2 mm|
|Connector||HDMI, VGA, RCA (Composite video input), RCA (Audio input), D-sub 15 pin, Mini USB, RS-232c, Trigger out, and USB||HDMI, VGA, RCA (Composite video input), RCA (Audio input), D-sub 15 pin, Mini USB, RS-232c, Trigger out, and USB|
So, let’s take a look at their differences.
The Epson 3500 comes with a weight of 14.9lb and a noise level of 24 dB to 35 dB. It comes with an including feet dimension of (16.1 (W) x 12.6 (D) x 6.4 (H)) inches.
The Epson 3020 comes with a weight of 13.3lb and a noise level of 24 dB to 35 dB. The projector has an including feet dimension of (16.6 (W) x 14.4 (D) x 5.5 (H)) inches.7
This projector features 2500 lumens of color brightness and 2500 lumens of white brightness. It also comes with a contrast ratio of up to 70,000:1.
The Epson 3020 comes with a color brightness of 2300 lumens and white brightness of 2300 lumens. It also has a contrast ratio of up to 40,000:1.
This projector comes with a lamp type of 250 W UHE and a lamp life (normal mode) of 3500 hours and a lamp life (eco mode) of 5000 hours.
The projector has a lamp type of 230 W UHE and a life type (normal mode) of 4000 hours and lamp life (eco mode) 5000 hours.
This projector comes with a lens shift of vertical +/- 60% and horizontal of +/- 24%.
The projector doesn’t have a lens shift feature.
Pros and Cons
Before our final verdict, we will go over a few pros and cons of the Epson 3500 and the Epson 3020.