Optoma HD29Darbee vs LG HU85LA review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma HD29Darbee vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 90-120 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2700 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 30 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 350 W

Advantages LG HU85LA over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 5000 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

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6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
LG HU85LA

Model

HD29Darbee
HU85LA

Brand

Optoma
LG

Reviews

342
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2700

Contrast ratio

30000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
30

Power consumption, W

264
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
TV tuner, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
laser phosphor

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

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
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
12.2/26.9
Optoma HD29Darbee
LG HU85LA
Optoma HD29Darbee
LG HU85LA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 9
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 9LG HU85LA

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