Epson Home Cinema 5050UB vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Which is better?

Epson Home Cinema 5050UB and Dangbei Mars Pro are both high brightness 4K projectors. What are the differences? What is better? This article will answer these questions. Let’s say it together.

(The Magazine Plus Editorial): – California City, Calif. May 7, 2022 ( – Epson Home Cinema 5050UB and Dangbei Mars Pro are both high-brightness 4K projectors. What are the differences? What is better? This article will answer these questions.

First of all, we can say from the direct appearance. Epson Home Cinema 5050UB adopts an all-white design, typical of the Epson Home Cinema series. The main lens module is located in the center of the front panel and two vents are located on either side of the front panel.

Dangbei Mars Pro adopts a cool and futuristic style with black as the main color. It has an IML glass hanger panel and an aircraft-grade aluminum frame on the front panel. There is a tactile power switch on the glossy top panel, the touch of which is soft and comfortable. There are three vents for better heat dissipation on the two side panels and the back panel accordingly.

In terms of Cut, Epson Home Cinema 5050UB is much larger than the Dangbei Mars Pro. According to this aspect, Dangbei Mars Pro is more practical than Epson Home Cinema 5050UB.

Apart from the appearance, let’s move on to a more important point:picture.

Epson Home Cinema 5050UB 250W UHE bulb as light source and Dangbei Mars Pro adopts laser as light source. Both support 4K resolution, ensuring the ultimate picture clarity. But they are different in terms of display technology and brightness. Epson Home Cinema 5050UUB adopts 3LCD technology while Dangbei Mars Pro adopts DLP technologies. 3LCD technology has better performance in color performance, while DLP technology has the advantages of sealed imaging chip, small size, good native contrast and low cost. Besides clarity, another key point in the image is brightness. Epson Home Cinema 5050UB is rated at 2,600 lumens (measured by ISO 21118), while Dangbei Mars Pro has 3,200 ANSI lumens, slightly less bright than Epson Home Cinema 5050UB after lumens unit conversion.

As for the projection size, both projectors can project a maximum screen of 300 inches.


Epson Home Cinema 5050UB is equipped with 12 Volt Trigger, HDMI (HDCP 2.2) x 2, Network: RJ-45, RS232: DB-9pin, USB x 2, VGA In Dsub-15pin. Dangbei Mars Pro is equipped with versatile interfaces, including HDMI, USB, LAN and audio interface, compatible with different mobile devices, such as TVs, computers, etc. However, Epson Home Cinema 5050UB does not support Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. . Dangbei Mars Pro supports dual-band 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, which is better in wireless connection.


Epson Home Cinema 5050UB has no built-in smart system or built-in memory, while Dangbei Mars Pro is powered by Android 9.0 with large memory of 4G RAM and 128G ROM, allowing users to enjoy smooth operation and download and store more apps, files and videos. Moreover, Dangbei Mars Pro has an intelligent UI wizard, supporting custom wallpapers and weather widgets.

Both support 3D features. Users can wear active 3D glasses to enjoy 3D content on the projector.

Compared to Epson Home Cinema 5050UB, Dangbei Mars Pro is much better in cost, appearance, system, memory and wireless connectivity. Dangbei Mars Pro is more suitable for home use due to its smart features and cool design.