Epson 5030ub


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Epson 5030ub

Epson 5030ub
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An award winning and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs and an astonishingly high 600000:1 contrast ratio
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 600000:1 Yes May 2014
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Epson 5030ub Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Epson 5030ub number 488 in 3D projectors.
352 Reviews + 2 Awards
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received two awards including industry awards from plus one other site. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Epson projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
The 5030ub has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use, superior product quality and that it is robust.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
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
Contrast ratio
3-Dimensional picture
Lens shift
Picture in picture
HDMI connectivity

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Epson 5030ub In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both thought that this projector was very good. gave this multimedia projector a "Hot Product" award and gave it a "Highly Rated" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including, and the average expert rating of this Epson projector is 86%. The expert review sites think this data projector is one of the better projectors.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, 5030ub owners rated this projector as outstanding. Over 92% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

25 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Excellent Brand

Based on 2,595 user and expert reviews (including 472 verified purchases), Epson has excellent ratings for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Six people who reviewed the Epson 5030ub considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three owners concluded that this projector was strong and durable.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people considered that the Epson 5030ub had good picture quality.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Five people who reviewed the Epson 5030ub wrote that it was quiet.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking and three people reckoned that it was neat.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four customers who bought this projector concluded that it was lightweight, three owners concluded that the product was compact and two customers agreed that this projector was a good size.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

16 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Battery Life

23 owners reckoned that it had a good battery life and four customers who reviewed the product said that it was quick to charge.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5030ub will cost £80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Epson released the 5030ub in May 2014.


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


00010343909175, 00010343909236, 00791836725495

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