Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma UHL55 review

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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
vs
Optoma UHL55

It makes sense comparing Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma UHL55 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 5040UB has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 9 for UHL55.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 1500 lumens

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 373 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
Optoma UHL55
9
7
10
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma UHL55

Model

Home Cinema 5040UB
UHL55

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

242
68

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59
0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
1500

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
250000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
28

Power consumption, W

373
170

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
Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
8

Sound type

has not
stereo

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

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
21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

11/24.3
3.9/8.7
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma UHL55
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma UHL55

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  • 7.3
  • 9
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
  • 9Optoma UHL55

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