Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Epson Home Cinema 3500
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3500 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Epson Home Cinema 3500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 373 W vs 385 W

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 2500 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 3500 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 3500
7.3
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
6
7
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3500
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

Home Cinema 3500
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

111
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 11.5/3.2 - 36
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
2500

Contrast ratio

70000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
32

Power consumption, W

385
373

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
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.6x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
11/24.3
Epson Home Cinema 3500
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Epson Home Cinema 3500
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3500
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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