Optoma HD29Darbee vs LG PH450UG review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
LG PH450UG

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma HD29Darbee vs LG PH450UG that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.6 for PH450UG.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over LG PH450UG

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 40-80 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 450 lumens
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages LG PH450UG over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 264 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
LG PH450UG
7.6
6
8
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
LG PH450UG

Model

HD29Darbee
PH450UG

Brand

Optoma
LG

Reviews

342
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 x 720

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
40-80

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
0.2 - 1.1/0.8 - 2.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
450

Contrast ratio

30000:1
100000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
0.29:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29

Power consumption, W

264
55

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
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
1

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
0/32

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
12.7 x 7.6 x 17.7/ 5.2 x 3.2 x 7.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
0.9/2.4
Optoma HD29Darbee
LG PH450UG
Optoma HD29Darbee
LG PH450UG

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.6
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 7.6LG PH450UG

The LG PH450UG is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG PH450UG price

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