Epson VS250 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Epson VS250
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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson VS250 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, VS250 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages Epson VS250 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 50-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 296 W vs 373 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Epson VS250

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 3500 vs 3000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson VS250
5.6
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
5
7
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Common

Product

Epson VS250
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

VS250
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

690
242

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.4/2.6 - 34.1
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

296
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

4000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

1.44
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

16.7
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.35x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

30.2 x 7.6 x 23.3/11.9 x 3 x 9.2
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
11/24.3
Epson VS250
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Epson VS250
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6Epson VS250
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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