Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing Optoma HD29Darbee vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 264 W vs 309 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Wireless connection enabled

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3200 lumens
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

HD29Darbee
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

342
88

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
3200

Contrast ratio

30000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
39

Power consumption, W

264
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
1

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024
13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

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

29.7 x 9.6 x 23.1/11.7 x 3.8 x 9.1
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
7.3/16.1
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Optoma HD29Darbee
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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