Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson EX7230 review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson EX7230

In this review, we will talk about Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson EX7230 comparison. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX7230.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson EX7230

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 283 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson EX7230 over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Epson EX7230
5.6
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson EX7230

Model

HD29Darbee
EX7230

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
263

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1440 x 900

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
3000

Contrast ratio

30000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
37

Power consumption, W

264
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 9.6 x 23.1/11.7 x 3.8 x 9.1
29.72 x 8.13 x 23.37/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
2.4/5.2
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson EX7230
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson EX7230

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 5.6
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 5.6Epson EX7230

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