Epson CB-97 vs Epson CB-970: Which One Wins?

Both Epson CB-97 and Epson CB-970 are LCD projectors with high resolution and image contrast. What are the differences?

See the detailed parameter comparison below to get more differences.

Product Name

Epson CB-97

Epson CB-970

Product Image Epson CB-97 Epson CB-970
Our Rating 6.5 5.7
Brand Epson Epson
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Epson CB-97Epson CB-970
Brand Brand Epson Epson
Brand Model Brand Model Epson CB-97 Epson CB-970
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 2700 lumens 4000 lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.55 inch chip three × 0.63 inch chip
Display Technology Display Technology LCD 3LCD
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution XGA(1024*768) XGA(1024*768)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 10000:1 15000:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Manual, automatic: ± 30 degrees Vertical: - 30-30 degrees (automatic)
Horizontal: - 30-30 degrees (manual)
Lamp Life Lamp Life Normal mode: 5000 hours, economic mode: 6000 hours Normal mode: 6000 hours, economic mode: 12000 hours
Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus Manual focus

Projection Parameters

Epson CB-97Epson CB-970
Image Size Image Size,projector1 30-300 inches 30-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 4:3 4:3
Projection method Projection method Forward projection, rear projection, ceiling Forward projection, rear projection, ceiling


Epson CB-97Epson CB-970
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports two × D-Sub15p
one × RCA
one × S-Video
one × HDMI
two × Stereo mini
Video input: 2 × D-sub 15p,RCA,2 × HDMI (where hdmi2 supports MHL)
Audio input: 2 × Stereo mini,2RCA
Microphone input


Epson CB-97Epson CB-970
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 297 × 87 × 244mm Including foot nail: 309 × one hundred and five × 293mm
Power Usage Power Usage Normal mode: 287w, economic mode: 215W Normal mode: 309w, economic mode: 227w
Noise Level Noise Level Normal mode: 37db, economic mode: 29dB Normal mode: 37db, economic mode: 28dB
Machine weight Machine weight 2.7kg 3kg
Accessories Accessories Epson cb-97   x1
User manual   x1
power cord   x1
Remote control & Battery   x1
Warranty Warranty 2 years 2 years
other other interaction