ViewSonic PA503X vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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ViewSonic PA503X
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: ViewSonic PA503X vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, PA503X has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503X over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over ViewSonic PA503X

  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • 3D support

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503X
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
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6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503X
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

PA503X
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1628
11

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2400

Contrast ratio

22000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32

Power consumption, W

260
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
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

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
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

0
1

USB

0
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

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

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 11 x 21.8/11.5 x 4.3 x 8.5
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/4.9
8.3/18.4
ViewSonic PA503X
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
ViewSonic PA503X
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.6ViewSonic PA503X
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

The ViewSonic PA503X is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check ViewSonic PA503X price