Optoma UHL55 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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Optoma UHL55
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Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma UHL55 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, UHL55 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 409 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3000 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 1500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHL55
9
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
10
4
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Common

Product

Optoma UHL55
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

UHL55
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

68
54

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

1500
4400

Contrast ratio

250000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.2:1
1.38:1 - 2.28:1

Color reproduction

1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

28
39

Power consumption, W

170
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

Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
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Lamp

Lamp type, W

280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
4000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
16

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

23 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

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

21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6
12 x 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
4.6/10.2
Optoma UHL55
Epson Home Cinema 1440
Optoma UHL55
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 6.3
  • 9Optoma UHL55
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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