Optoma HD29Darbee vs Sony VPLVW285ES review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Sony VPLVW285ES

The Optoma HD29Darbee vs Sony VPLVW285ES comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPLVW285ES.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Sony VPLVW285ES

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 350 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPLVW285ES over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 29 dB
  • VPLVW285ES is HDR-compatible

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Sony VPLVW285ES
8.3
6
8
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Sony VPLVW285ES

Model

HD29Darbee
VPLVW285ES

Brand

Optoma
Sony

Reviews

342
12

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
3.6 - 9.1/12.3 - 30.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
1.85:1

Brightness, lumens

3200
1500

Contrast ratio

30000:1
200000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.36:1 - 2.79:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

29
26

Power consumption, W

264
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
IMAX Enhanced

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000

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
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
2

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

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 x 19.3 x 45.7/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
14/30.9
Optoma HD29Darbee
Sony VPLVW285ES
Optoma HD29Darbee
Sony VPLVW285ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 8.3
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 8.3Sony VPLVW285ES

The Sony VPLVW285ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPLVW285ES price

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