Epson Home Cinema LS11000 and Dangbei Mars Pro are both new 4K laser projectors with high brightness and similar market positionings. What are the differences? Which is better? This article will answer these questions.

Epson Home Cinema LS11000 vs Dangbei Mars Pro 4K Projector


Epson Home Cinema LS11000 vs Dangbei Mars Pro appearance

Epson Home Cinema LS11000 adopts a whole white design, which is typical of the Epson Home Cinema series. The main lens module is located at the center of the front panel, and two vents are located on either side of the front panel. There are two grilling vents on the two sides correspondingly. The short-cut buttons and interfaces are located on the back panel.

Epson Home Cinema LS11000
Epson Home Cinema LS11000 top

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

Dangbei Mars Pro
Dangbei Mars Pro top

In terms of size, Epson Home Cinema LS11000 is much bulkier than Dangbei Mars Pro.


Epson Home Cinema LS11000 and Dangbei Mars Pro both adopt laser as the light source with a long lamp life of up to 20,000 hours. But they are different in terms of display technology and brightness. Epson Home Cinema LS11000 adopts 3LCD technology while Dangbei Mars Pro adopts DLP technologies. 3LCD technology performs better in terms of colors performance while DLP technology has the advantages of sealed imaging chip, small size, good native contrast, and low cost.

In terms of brightness, Epson Home Cinema LS11000 is rated at 2,500 lumens (measured in accordance with ISO 21118), while Dangbei Mars Pro has 3,200 ANSI lumens, slightly brighter than Epson Home Cinema LS11000 after lumens unit conversion.

Dangbei Mars Pro

Both of the two projectors can project a maximum screen of 300 inches.


Epson Home Cinema LS11000 has no built-in smart system nor built-in memory, while Dangbei Mars Pro is powered by Android 9.0 with a large memory of 4G RAM and 128G ROM, enabling users to enjoy smooth operation and to download and store more APPs, files, and videos. In addition, Dangbei Mars Pro has a smart UI assistant, supporting personalized wallpaper and weather widget.

Dangbei Mars Pro system


Dangbei Mars Pro supports 3D feature. Users can wear active 3D glasses to enjoy 3D content on the projector. Epson Home Cinema LS11000 doesn’t support 3D.

Dangbei Mars Pro 3D


The two projectors are equipped with versatile interfaces, including HDMI, USB, LAN, and audio interface, compatible with different mobile devices, such as TV boxes, computers, etc.

Epson Home Cinema LS11000  interface
Dangbei Mars Pro interface

However, Epson Home Cinema LS11000 doesn’t support Wi-Fi nor Bluetooth. Dangbei Mars Pro supports Dual-band 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, which is better in terms of wireless connection.


Compared with Epson Home Cinema LS11000, Dangbei Mars Pro is much better in terms of cost, appearance, system, memory, 3D, and wireless connectivity. Dangbei Mars Pro is more suitable for home use in view of its smart features and cool design.

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