Epson CB-97 vs Epson CB-L1200U: Which One Wins?

Epson CB-97 and Epson CB-L1200U are similar in market position.

Compared with Epson CB-97, CB-L1200U performs better in terms of brightness and contrast.

See the detailed parameter comparison below to get more differences.

Product Name

Epson CB-97

Epson CB-L1200U

Product Image Epson CB-97 Epson CB-L1200U
Our Rating 6.5 7.2
Brand Epson Epson
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Epson CB-97Epson CB-L1200U
Brand Brand Epson Epson
Brand Model Brand Model Epson CB-97 epson CB-L1200U
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 2700 lumens 7000 lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.55 inch chip three × 0.76 inch chip
Display Technology Display Technology LCD 3LCD
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution XGA(1024*768) WUXGA(1920*1200)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 10000:1 2500000:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Manual, automatic: ± 30 degrees
Lamp Life Lamp Life Normal mode: 5000 hours, economic mode: 6000 hours 20000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type laser
Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus Electric focusing

Projection Parameters

Epson CB-97Epson CB-L1200U
Image Size Image Size,projector1 30-300 inches 50-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 4:3 16:10
Projection method Projection method Forward projection, rear projection, ceiling


Epson CB-97Epson CB-L1200U
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports two × D-Sub15p
one × RCA
one × S-Video
one × HDMI
two × Stereo mini
one × Video input: D-sub 15 pin
one × Video input: 5bnc
one × HDMI
one × Video input: DVI-D
one × Video input: RJ-45 (HD baset)
three × Audio input: mini stereo


Epson CB-97Epson CB-L1200U
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 297 × 87 × 244mm Without support feet 586 × 185× 492mm
Power Usage Power Usage Normal mode: 287w, economic mode: 215W Normal mode: 566w, economic mode: 384w, standby power: 0.28w
Noise Level Noise Level Normal mode: 37db, economic mode: 29dB
Machine weight Machine weight 2.7kg 20.6kg
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 3D, short focus,