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Epson 5030ub Projector

$1,899.00
600000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 32dB May 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Good expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Does not have good technical guidance
19 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including CNET.com, projectorcentral.com and CNET.com.au have rated this data projector on average 86%.

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 887 owner and expert reviews, Epson has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Epson also has good reviews specifically for its 600000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

One person who bought the product concluded that it was reliable. Two years ago D W from Alabama rated it 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this projector on Bhphotovideo.com “A very reliable, quality product”. One owner said in their reviews that the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub was well made. Ninonmedia said on Bhphotovideo.com “It looks sturdy and well build, I am not bothered by the size of it”.

Easy to Use

Five people wrote that this projector was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com said “Intuitive Controls”. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “Easy to use” in their review. Four years ago Ninonmedia mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Its become a HUGE monitor to use which I found pretty amazing!If you're a movie buff, I urge to get this 5030UB” in their review of this projector.

One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup.

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Good Product Quality

Five customers reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.com rated it 7 stars and said in their Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub review on CNET.com “The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money”. Superlei mentioned “Really impressed by its sharp picture and high quality images”. Jim mentioned “Since Fuji makes lenses for Hasselblad and I have three lenses for their X series cameras, I thought the projection quality would be good” in his review of this projector.


Good Sound Quality

Two people who purchased the product thought it had good sound quality. Ninonmedia wrote four years ago “With the full surround sound setup, this projector compliment a whole thing just PERFECTLY”.

Good Remote Control

One customer concluded that it had a good remote control.

Ample Shadow Detail

Four customers who bought the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub agreed that it had good picture quality. Cnet.com.au said on CNET.com.au “Ample shadow detail”. Mcpfrid said “Very detailed, great color out of the box and shadow detail is excellent” and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation.

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Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One person who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Bhphotovideo.com said “Energy Efficient” but even so they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.


Features

Plenty of Features

Two people who purchased the product concluded that it had good features. Cnet.com.au mentioned on CNET.com.au “Plenty of features inc” although they only gave the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub a rating of 18.8 out of 100.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Epson 5030ub supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector which do not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might want to consider including the Optoma GT1080 ($674), or the LG PF1500 ($846.99).

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased this projector thought it was quiet. Elijahonline wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “It is nice and quiet during the quiet parts of the movie” in their review of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub.


Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,400 ANSI lumens, the Epson 5030ub has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to consider the Optoma GT1080 ($674) (2,800 ANSI lumens).

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Epson 5030ub has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 5030ub has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

At 350 Watts, the Epson 5030ub has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. Projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 130W and 580W.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Two customers who purchased this projector thought it did not have good technical guidance. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “No Printed Manual” in their review of this projector. Rockjul mentioned in their review of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub “The only negative is the user manual is not on a disc” .


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector, the Epson 5030ub does not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Epson projector was released.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Epson 5030ub has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the Epson EH-TW6600 (36dB), or the LG PF1500 ($846.99) (34dB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson 5030ube

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