Nebula Mars II vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Nebula Mars II
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Nebula Mars II vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, Mars II has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages Nebula Mars II over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Lower power consumption, 57 W vs 373 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Nebula Mars II

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 300 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
Nebula Mars II
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
7
7
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Common

Product

Nebula Mars II
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

Mars II
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Nebula
Epson

Reviews

375
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 × 720
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1280 × 720
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-150
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 3/3.2 - 9.8
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

300
2500

Contrast ratio

1000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

32
32

Power consumption, W

57
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

Android OS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
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

5
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

12.2 × 13.8 × 17.8/ 4.8 × 5.4 × 7
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

1.4/2.2
11/24.3
Nebula Mars II
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Nebula Mars II
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Nebula Mars II
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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