ViewSonic M1 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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ViewSonic M1
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – ViewSonic M1 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, M1 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 250 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 32 dB
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
4
7
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

M1
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

ViewSonic
Epson

Reviews

1115
242

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

250
2500

Contrast ratio

120000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32
32

Power consumption, W

55
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
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

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

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

14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
11/24.3
ViewSonic M1
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
ViewSonic M1
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 7.3
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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