Epson 5050UB vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson 5050UB vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Better brightness: 2600 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 32 dB
  • 5050UB is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 50-300 inch
  • Equal power consumption: 373 W
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 5050UB
8
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
8
7
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

5050UB
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

140
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
2500

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

31
32

Power consumption, W

373
373

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
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
has not

Sound type

has not
has not

Lens

F-number

2-3
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

2.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
11/24.3
Epson 5050UB
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Epson 5050UB
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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