Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Which is Better?

Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 and Dangbei Mars Pro are both 4K laser projectors. But of the two projectors adopt laser as the light source, but they have different display technologies and retail prices. Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 adopts 3LCD projection technology while Dangbei Mars Pro adopts DLP technology.

In terms of resolution, Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 uses XPR technology to achieve 4K resolution, while Dangbei Mars Pro has native 4K resolution.

Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 has 2700 lumens while Dangbei Mars Pro has 3200 ANSI lumens, meaning that Dangbei Mars Pro projects much brighter images than Epson Pro Cinema LS12000.

Both of the two projectors support auto-focus, keystone correction, HDR 10, and HLG. They both use the laser as the light source with a 20,000-hour lamp life.

Check the side-by-side comparison below and see more about their differences.

Product Name

Epson Pro Cinema LS12000

Dangbei Mars Pro

Product Image Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 Dangbei Mars Pro
Price $4,999.00 $1,799.00
Our Rating 8.3 8.5
Brand Epson Dangbei
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Epson Pro Cinema LS12000Dangbei Mars Pro
Brand Brand Epson Dangbei
Brand Model Brand Model Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 Dangbei Mars Pro
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 2700 lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.74" 3LCD 0.47''DMD
Display Technology Display Technology 3LCD DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution 4K (3840x2160) (XPR) 4K (3840x2160)
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution 4096 x 2160 4K (3840x2160)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 2,500,000:1 12,000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.35:1 - 2.84:1 1.27:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Vertical/Horizontal: ± 30 degrees Auto (Vertical/Horizontal ±40 degrees)
Lamp Life Lamp Life 20,000 hours 30,000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type Laser ALPD Laser
Projector lens Projector lens Glass & resin
Focus technology Focus technology Auto Auto

Projection Parameters

Epson Pro Cinema LS12000Dangbei Mars Pro
Product type Product type Laser Projector Laser projector
RAM ram 4GB
Storage Storage 128GB
Operating System Operating System Android 9.0
content content Disney +, HBO Max, YouTube, etc.
Image Size Image Size,projector1 50 - 300 inch 30-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9 16:9
Screen color Screen color 1.07 billion colors
Image Technology Image Technology HDR10,HLG HDR10+, HLG
Bluetooth Bluetooth No Bluetooth 5.0
3D Stereoscopic film is a type of film that was first introduced in Hollywood on May 24, 1953 when stereoscopic films appeared. No Yes
Sound System Sound System Dolby& DTS Dolby Audio & DTS/2*10W speaker
Projection method Projection method Front, Front-Ceiling, Rear, Rear-Ceiling Front, Rear, Front ceiling, Rear ceiling
Time to market Time to market 2022 2022


Epson Pro Cinema LS12000Dangbei Mars Pro
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports 2x HDMI 2.1 (HDCP 2.3);
1x USB Type-A
1x USB Type-A 5 V, 2.0 A
1x Mini USB (service only)
1x LAN RJ45
1x RS-232c
2x USB 2.0
2x HDMI (eARC, HDCP 2.2, HDCP 1.4)
1x S/PDIF out
1x RJ45 LAN
1x 3.5 mm Earphone
WiFi WiFi Dual-band 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0


Epson Pro Cinema LS12000Dangbei Mars Pro
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 19 cm x 52 cm x 45 cm (HxWxD) L246*W209*H173mm
Power Usage Power Usage Normal Mode: 311W, Medium Mode: 243W, Eco Mode: 204W 150 W
Noise Level Noise Level 30 dB / 22 dB (Eco) < 24dB
Machine weight Machine weight 12.7 kg 4.6 kg
Accessories Accessories ceiling mount
cable cover
power cord
remote control with (2) AA batteries
Quick Setup Guide
Power adapter 180W (18V/10A)
AC Cable
The Remote Control
Users Manual
Desiccant, wipe cloth
Warranty Warranty 3 Year
Battery Battery No
other other TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification, Bluetooth Speaker Mode