Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Optoma HD29Darbee review

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Epson Home Cinema 2040
vs
Optoma HD29Darbee

The Epson Home Cinema 2040 vs Optoma HD29Darbee comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2040 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HD29Darbee.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2040 over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 30-300 inch

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 2040

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 307 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • 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 2040
7.3
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2040
Optoma HD29Darbee

Model

Home Cinema 2040
HD29Darbee

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

382
342

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
3200

Contrast ratio

35000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
29

Power consumption, W

307
264

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

200
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

2
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21.09.2024

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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 24.5 x 11.4/11.7 x 4.4 x 9.6
29.7 x 9.6 x 23.1/11.7 x 3.8 x 9.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.9/6.4
2.4/5.5
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 2040
Optoma HD29Darbee

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2040
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee

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