Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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Optoma GT1080Darbee
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, GT1080Darbee has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 409 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 45-303 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 3000 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

GT1080Darbee
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

536
54

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-303
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3000
4400

Contrast ratio

28000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.38:1 - 2.28:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
39

Power consumption, W

262
409

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

8000
4000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.8
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

7.42
23 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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

22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8
12 x 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
4.6/10.2
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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