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Epson 5030ub

79

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Epson 5030ub

$2,899.00
$2,129.00 $770 cheaper than 8 days ago
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A remarkably high contrast ratio and award winning moderate noise level 1080p projector, with a reasonable price and low running costs
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 600000:1 Yes May 2014
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Epson Home Cinema 5030UBe 1080p 3D 3LCD Home Theater Projector
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Epson Home Cinema 5030UB 1080p 3D 3LCD Home Theater Projector (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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Used - Epson Home Cinema 5030UB 1080p 3D 3LCD Home Theater Projector (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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Epson 5030ub Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Epson 5030ub number 327 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
352 Reviews + 2 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$67 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Epson projector has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The 5030ub has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
2D and 3d high-definition dedicated home theater projector with THX certification and ultra black levels
Up to 3x brighter colors with epson
Bright and colorful
1080p
Contrast ratio
3-Dimensional picture
Lens shift
Picture in picture
HDMI connectivity
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $2,899 to $2,129 in the last 8 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Epson 5030ub In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,129.00 it is more expensive than 88% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The 5030ub is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 5030ub is $67.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Epson 5030ub has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Epson 5030ub of only 32dB is in the quietest 26% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Epson 5030ub's contrast ratio (typical) of 600,000 is in the highest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Epson 5030ub of only 2,400 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Epson 5030ub supports 3D. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Epson 5030ub's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 58% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Epson 5030ub has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Epson 5030ub's bulb power of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 88% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Epson 5030ub has a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson 5030ub supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

epson homecinema5030ube

Barcodes:

00010343909175, 00791836725495

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