Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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Optoma GT1080Darbee
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, GT1080Darbee has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
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6
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Common

Product

Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

GT1080Darbee
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

536
11

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-303
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2400

Contrast ratio

28000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
32

Power consumption, W

262
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

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

195
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

8000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.8
2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

7.42
22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
8.3/18.4
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

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