Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma HD27 review

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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 5040UB has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HD27.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma HD27

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
Optoma HD27
7
7
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD27

Model

Home Cinema 5040UB
HD27

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

242
646

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
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
3200

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
26

Power consumption, W

373
260

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
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

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
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

11/24.3
2.4/5.5
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD27
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD27

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  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
  • 7Optoma HD27

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