Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3020

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 3020

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2300 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 372 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Epson Home Cinema 3020
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Model

HD29Darbee
Home Cinema 3020

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
193

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.4 - 11.8/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2300

Contrast ratio

30000:1
40000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
32

Power consumption, W

264
372

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
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

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
42.1 x 13.9 x 36.5/16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
6/13.3
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 3020
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 3020

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