Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson PowerLite 2255U review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson PowerLite 2255U

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson PowerLite 2255U comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8 for PowerLite 2255U.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 429 W
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 3200 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

  • 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
Epson PowerLite 2255U
8
6
8
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Model

HD29Darbee
PowerLite 2255U

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
10

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
5000

Contrast ratio

30000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.57:1 - 2.58:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
39

Power consumption, W

264
429

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
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
300

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
23.0 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

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
35.5 x 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
4.6/10.1
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 2255U
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 7
  • 8
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U

The Epson PowerLite 2255U is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 2255U price

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