Optoma HD29Darbee vs Optoma HD27 review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma HD29Darbee vs Optoma HD27 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 7.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Optoma HD27

  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 29 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 264 W

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Optoma HD27
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Optoma HD27

Model

HD29Darbee
HD27

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

342
646

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

30000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
26

Power consumption, W

264
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, 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

190
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
2.4/5.5
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  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 7Optoma HD27

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