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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub Projector

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1080p (1920x1080) 32dB 2,400 ANSI Lumens May 2014
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2D And 3D High-definition Dedicated Home Theater Projector With THX Certification And Ultra Black Levels. Bring the movie theater experience home with the Home Cinema 5030UB. Experience incredible... More
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19 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both decided that this Epson projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award and Projectorreviews.com gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, CNET.com.au and projectorcentral.com the average expert rating of this projector is 86%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this multimedia projector is excellent based on 14 user reviews.

Epson Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 735 expert and user reviews, Epson has good ratings for its projectors. Epson also has good ratings specifically within its projectors range.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Cnet.com.au mentioned “Plenty of features inc” in their review of this projector.

Good Picture Quality

One Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub owner who purchased this projector considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was good quality.

Good Support

One Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub owner concluded that the product had good technical guidance.

Good Size

One Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub owner wrote in their reviews that it was a good depth. Hometheaterhifi.com wrote in their review of this projector two years ago “Accurate color• Sharp image with plenty of depth• Lots of light output• WirelessHD makes installation easier• Wide zoom” .

Supports Full HD Projection

The PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age do not support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub supports 3D image projection.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that came out more than two years ago. Across all data projectors of a similar type and age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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Quite Big Matrix Size

With a matrix size of 0.74 inches, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst projectors of this age. Data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub have matrix sizes of between 0.45" and 0.76", and the average matrix size is 0.64".

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Three Component Video in Ports

The PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has more component video in ports than most of the projectors of this spec and age. This multimedia projector is a three component video in port projector compared to most of the projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub which only have between one and two component video in ports.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Lamp Power

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has a fairly big lamp power (350 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec. Comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub have lamp power of between 20W and 420W.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of this age and type.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

Projectors that were launched more than two years ago have noise levels in economy mode of between 20dB and 40dB. With a noise level in economy mode of only 22 decibels, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has one of the quieter noise levels in economy mode amongst projectors of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub does not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Benq W750[plb_1561747_price], or the LG PA1000[plb_2417081_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

At only 2,400 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has a fairly dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub. The average brightness in economy mode of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub is 3,900 ANSI lumens.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over two years ago.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Benq W750[plb_1561747_price] (34dB), or the Epson EH-TW9000[plb_1751108_price] (32dB).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,400 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Brightness in Economy Mode
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Colour Mode in 3D
Colour Mode in 2D
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
Component Video in Port
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(5)
20 August 2014

Likes? High contrast and accurate color? Sharp image with plenty of depth? Lots of light output? WirelessHD makes installation easier? Wide zoom and lens shift range? Terrific valueDislikes?...

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB projector can deliver great dark-room images yet has enough light output for moderately lit rooms
Achieves darker blacks than last year's version
Excellent color accuracy
Ample shadow detail
Plenty of features
Black levels not quite as deep as somewhat more expensive D-ILA competitors
Auto iris required for peak performance
15 February 2014

The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms...

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB projector can deliver great darkroom images yet has enough light output for moderately lit rooms
Achieves darker blacks than last year's version
Excellent color accuracy
Ample shadow detail
Plenty of features inc
Black levels not quite as deep as somewhat more expensive DILA competitors
Auto iris required for peak performance
14 February 2014

The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms...

6 November 2013

Projectorcentral.com

This year's CEDIA trade show in Denver saw Epson refresh its entire home theater projector line. The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB is this year's upgrade to the Home Cinema 5020UB, one of... Read more…

27 October 2013

Projectorreviews.com

2500 and change gets you great black level performance, and a first class projector in terms of picture. 3D, and 2 pair of glasses, best warranty?for excellent price/performance.The Epson HC5030... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 November 2013 by NinonMEDIA
NinonMEDIA would recommend the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB (Verified Purchase)

In the past 15 years, I have done so many trade shows using high projectors, office projectors and I never impress with the image quality. I wondering around [*] looking at all these big vivid... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2014 by Jim
Jim would recommend the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

Had the projector several months one and I can say that it is a great projector. Part of the reason that I purchased it was the Fujinon lense. Since Fuji makes lenses for Hasselblad and I have... Read more…

Reviewed 11 February 2014 by Rockjul

The projector was so easy to use right out of the box. A high definition picture is one thing on a 46 inch television but wait till you see the picture this projector puts on a big screen, wow! I... Read more…

Reviewed 27 February 2015 by D W from Alabama
D W from Alabama would recommend the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

I bought this projector after much research and I am very pleased with it. It has a very bright picture, sharp detail and wonderful color. I do not use the 3d option very much and would suggest it... Read more…

Clear Sound
Energy Efficient
Interfaces Well With TV
Thundering Bass
Easy To Set Up
Speakers
Sound
Expensive
Lens Shutter Delay
No Printed Manual
Reviewed 17 November 2014 by Konadan
Konadan would recommend the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB (Verified Purchase)

I bought the projector for 3D. It has surpassed my expectations...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v11h585020, epson homecinema5030, epson homecinema5030u, epson homecinema5030ub, epson homecinema5030ube
Barcodes 00010343909175, 00010343909236, 00791836725495
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