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Epson 5020UB Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 32dB 2,400 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £118.64 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
It could be quieter
Only 2 pairs of 3D glasses included
4 Reviews + 2 Awards
CNET.com.au Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The authors at two expert review sites both said that this data projector was superb and gave it their highest award. This Epson multimedia projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from both CNET.com and CNET.com.au.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, CNET.com.au and bigpicturebigsound.com the average expert rating of this data projector is 83%.

Epson Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Data projectors manufactured by Epson generally have good reviews compared to other manufacturers.


Design

Robust

One person said in their reviews that it was reliable. Expert website Bigpicturebigsound.com mentioned in their review of the Epson 5020UB “With its deep black levels, accurate colors, dependable grayscale tracking” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

Good Product Quality

One person concluded that the product was good quality. Cnet.com gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Epson 5020UB “The Epson 5020UB projector offers excellent picture quality for the money”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Epson 5020UB is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Deep Black Levels With Ample Shadow Detail

Two people who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality. Bigpicturebigsound.com mentioned four years ago “Deep black levels with ample shadow detail” although they rated it 1 stars. One person who bought it thought it had good colour saturation.

Only 2 Pairs of 3D Glasses Included

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Bigpicturebigsound.com said “Only 2 pairs of 3D glasses included”.


Audio

Iris Still Makes Some Noise

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. Bigpicturebigsound.com said in their review of the Epson 5020UB “Iris still makes some noise”.

It Could Be Quieter

Two owners agreed that it was not quiet. Four years ago Bigpicturebigsound.com wrote in their review of this projector “It could be quieter”. Bigpicturebigsound.com also mentioned “Auto iris is quiet.” in their review.

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. Bigpicturebigsound.com said in their review of the Epson 5020UB “Iris still makes some noise”.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Epson 5020UB supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available including the Acer H9500BD, or the Sony VPL-HW30ES which has better reviews.

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3D-Ready

The Epson 5020UB is 3D-ready, as are most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

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

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,400 ANSI lumens, the Epson 5020UB has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

If this projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the Optoma W311 (3,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Features

Plenty of Features Including Motorized Lens Cover, Horizontal

Three people wrote that this projector had good features. Bigpicturebigsound.com wrote in their Epson 5020UB review “Plenty of features including motorized lens cover, horizontal”. Expert website Projectorcentral.com wrote in their review of this projector “The Panasonic AE8000 has a number of features and picture enhancements that the 5020UBe lacks” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.


Price

WirelessHD Option 5020UBe) Not As Good a Value

One customer who bought this projector thought it was not good value for money. Bigpicturebigsound.com mentioned four years ago “WirelessHD option 5020UBe) not as good a value”.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson 5020UB does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector.

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think the HD30, or the W311 both from Optoma which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Epson 5020UB does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5020UB will cost £119 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 55 projectors of a comparable age and spec.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Epson projector was released in April 2017.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Epson 5020UB has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00010343904088

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