Epson EX7240 vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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Epson EX7240
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX7240 vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.3.

Advantages Epson EX7240 over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 350 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over Epson EX7240

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7240
6.3
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
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6
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Common

Product

Epson EX7240
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

EX7240
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

178
11

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1680 x 1050
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

283
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, 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

200
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.2x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
8.3/18.4
Epson EX7240
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Epson EX7240
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.3
  • 6.3
  • 6.3Epson EX7240
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

The Epson EX7240 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson EX7240 price