Optoma HD27HDR vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Optoma HD27HDR
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma HD27HDR vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, HD27HDR has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages Optoma HD27HDR over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Better brightness: 3400 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 236 W vs 373 W
  • HD27HDR is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma HD27HDR

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 28-305 inch

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD27HDR
8
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
8
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD27HDR
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

HD27HDR
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

678
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

28-305
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 35.9
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3400
2500

Contrast ratio

50000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
32

Power consumption, W

236
373

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

DLP
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

203
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

21.86 - 24
22.5 - 46.7

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

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

32 x 11 x 25/12.5 x 4.3 x 9.8
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
11/24.3
Optoma HD27HDR
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD27HDR
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8Optoma HD27HDR
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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