Epson Home Cinema 2030 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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Epson Home Cinema 2030
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson Home Cinema 2030 vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2030 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2030 over Optoma UHD50

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-328 inch vs 34-302 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 285 W vs 348 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over Epson Home Cinema 2030

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 37 dB
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 2030
7
Optoma UHD50
8.6
6
8
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2030
Optoma UHD50

Model

Home Cinema 2030
UHD50

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

177
252

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-328
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 6.1/3.2 - 19.6
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
28

Power consumption, W

285
348

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
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

2
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 10.5 x 24.7/11.7 x 4.1 x 9.7
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
4.9/11.8
Epson Home Cinema 2030
Optoma UHD50
Epson Home Cinema 2030
Optoma UHD50

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 8.6
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 2030
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

The Optoma UHD50 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHD50 price