Optoma UHD51ALV vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Optoma UHD51ALV
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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma UHD51ALV vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, UHD51ALV has a total rating of 9.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages Optoma UHD51ALV over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD51ALV
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 317 W vs 373 W
  • UHD51ALV is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma UHD51ALV

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 34-302 inch

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHD51ALV
9.6
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
10
7
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Common

Product

Optoma UHD51ALV
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

UHD51ALV
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

144
242

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-302
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.9
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2500

Contrast ratio

500000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.21:1 - 1.59:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

28
32

Power consumption, W

317
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

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

3
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 3.26
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

20.9 - 32.6
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.3x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

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

39.1 x 12.9 x 28,1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

5.3/11.7
11/24.3
Optoma UHD51ALV
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma UHD51ALV
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 7.3
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51ALV
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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