Epson Home Cinema 5030UB vs Optoma EH500 review

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Rating 5 5

Epson Home Cinema 5030UB vs Optoma EH500 comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
Optoma EH500
7.3
6
7

Epson Home Cinema 5030UB vs Optoma EH500 review

Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson Home Cinema 5030UB vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 5030UB has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over Optoma EH500

  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Optoma EH500

Model

Home Cinema 5030UB
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

14
92

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2400
4700

Contrast ratio

600000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.34:1 - 2.87:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
26

Power consumption, W

350
380

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
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

230
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

0
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
3

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.3 - 3.6
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

8.3/18.4
3.8/8.5

Other

Release year

2016
2013
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Optoma EH500
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
  • 7.3Optoma EH500