Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma EH500 review

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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 373 W vs 380 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3500 vs 2500 hours

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
Optoma EH500
7.3
7
7
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma EH500

Model

Home Cinema 5040UB
EH500

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

242
85

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
4700

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
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

373
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

4K Enhancement
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
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)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
3

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0
2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
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

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

11/24.3
3.8/8.5
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma EH500
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

The Epson Home Cinema 5040UB is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 5040UB price