Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 409 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 3200 lumens

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

HD29Darbee
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
54

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
4400

Contrast ratio

30000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
39

Power consumption, W

264
409

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
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
4000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
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)

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 - 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

29.7 x 9.6 x 23.1/11.7 x 3.8 x 9.1
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 HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.3
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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