BenQ HT2150ST vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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BenQ HT2150ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT2150ST vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HT2150ST has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2150ST
7
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

HT2150ST
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

372
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

60-180
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
2400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

353
350

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 20
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.3x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

20
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.60/7.93
8.3/18.4
BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.3
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

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