Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson 5040UBe review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson 5040UBe

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson 5040UBe comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 9 for 5040UBe.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson 5040UBe

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 31 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson 5040UBe over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • 5040UBe is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Epson 5040UBe
9
6
10
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson 5040UBe

Model

HD29Darbee
5040UBe

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
77

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.4 - 19/3.2 - 62.3

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2500

Contrast ratio

30000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.35:1 - 2.8:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
31

Power consumption, W

264
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
50.8 x 17.8 x 41.2/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
10.8/24.7
Optoma HD29Darbee
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Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson 5040UBe

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 9
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 9Epson 5040UBe

The Epson 5040UBe is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 5040UBe price

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