Optoma HD141 vs Optoma HD36 vs Optoma HD50

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Optoma HD141
Optoma HD36
Optoma HD50

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
800 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD141 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (as does the Optoma HD36), whereas the Optoma HD50 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3,000h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD141 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500h, however the Optoma HD36 is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h shorter) and the Optoma HD50 is only a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h shorter).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma HD141 has two HDMI ports, and so does the Optoma HD50, however the Optoma HD36 only has one HDMI port.
Lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Optoma HD141 is 193W power consumption (in economy mode). That's 37W lower than the Optoma HD50 (230W).
Significantly lighter Edit
The Optoma HD141 is a 2.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 4.5kg heavy projector (2.1kg heavier) and the Optoma HD50 is a 3.8kg heavy projector (1.4kg heavier).
Cheaper by £430
The Optoma HD141 is £430 cheaper than the Optoma HD36 and £565.01 cheaper than the Optoma HD50.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £35.89
Over five years the Optoma HD141 is £35.89 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD36 and £11.86 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD50. Read more
Better selling
The Optoma HD141 ranks No. 654 by number of sales, whereas the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 67283 and the Optoma HD50 ranks No. 97108.
A bit better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Optoma HD141 is 83%, whereas the average rating of the Optoma HD36 is 77% (based on 3 reviews) and the average rating of the Optoma HD50 is 80% (based on 15 reviews).
8 Reasons For
27% brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD36 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, and so does the Optoma HD141. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma HD50 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
39% bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma HD141 (240W) and 70W bigger than the Optoma HD50 (240W).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, but the Optoma HD141 and the Optoma HD50 do not have a DVI port.
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Optoma HD50, whereas the Optoma HD141 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma HD36 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Optoma HD50 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port. Read more

We do not know the number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma HD141. It is possible that it does not have any VGA (D-Sub) ports.

2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a noise level of 27dB, but the Optoma HD50 is a 29dB noise level projector (2dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

67% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 30W RMS rated power projector. That's 20W higher than the Optoma HD141 ().
User reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Optoma HD36 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Optoma HD141 has an average rating of 91% (based on 186 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 7,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Optoma HD141 (7,000h) and 3,000h longer than the Optoma HD36 (7,000h).
14% bigger offset Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 130% offset projector. That's 14% bigger than the Optoma HD141 (130%).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma HD50 is two, and so does the Optoma HD36, but the Optoma HD141 only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma HD50 is two (as does the Optoma HD141), but the Optoma HD36 only has one HDMI port.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three more awards
The Optoma HD50 has 4 awards, whereas the Optoma HD141 has 2 awards and the Optoma HD36 has 1 award.
User reviews are better
The Optoma HD50 has an average user review score of 100%, however the Optoma HD141 has an average rating of 91% (based on 186 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
120W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD141 has a lamp power of 190W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger) and the Optoma HD50 is a 240W lamp power projector (50W bigger).
2,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD141 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Optoma HD36 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter) and the Optoma HD50 is a 7,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
Smaller offset Edit
The Optoma HD141 has an offset of 116%, but the Optoma HD50 is a 130% offset projector (14% bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD141 does not have a DVI port (As does the the Optoma HD50), however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD141 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Optoma HD50 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD141 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Optoma HD36 is a 30W RMS rated power projector (20W higher).
Older by three months
The Optoma HD141 is three months older than the Optoma HD36 and one month older than the Optoma HD50.
Two less awards
The Optoma HD141 has only received 2 awards, but the Optoma HD50 has received 4 awards.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma HD141 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD36 is 100% (based on 1 review) and the Optoma HD50 is 100% (based on 1 review).
10 Reasons Against
86% shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the Optoma HD141 (5,000h) and 1,500h shorter than the Optoma HD50 (5,000h).
75% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma HD141 (7,000h) and 3,000h shorter than the Optoma HD50 (7,000h).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Optoma HD50 only has two HDMI ports.
Heavier Edit
Optoma HD36 is 4.5kg heavy. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Optoma HD141 (3.8kg) and 700g heavier than the Optoma HD50 (3.8kg).
£430 more expensive
The Optoma HD36 is more expensive than the Optoma HD141 by £430.
Not as many stockists
Only 12 stores sells the Optoma HD36, however 16 sellers sell the Optoma HD141 and 16 stores sell the Optoma HD50. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
46% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Optoma HD36 costs £114.25 to run which is £35.89 more to run than the Optoma HD141 and £24.03 more to run than the Optoma HD50. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD36 ranks No. 67283 by sales volume, but the Optoma HD141 ranks No. 654.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Optoma HD36 has received 1 award, the Optoma HD141 has received 2 awards and the Optoma HD50 has received 4 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Optoma HD36 only has an average expert rating of 77%, but the Optoma HD141 has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 4 reviews) and the Optoma HD50 has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 15 reviews).
13 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD50 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens. That's 800 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD141 and the Optoma HD36 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Optoma HD141 (5,000h) and 1,500h longer than the Optoma HD36 (5,000h).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 240W lamp power projector. That's 50W bigger than the Optoma HD141 (240W) and 70W smaller than the Optoma HD36 (240W).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD50 does not have a DVI port (As does the the Optoma HD141), but the Optoma HD36 does.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports. Read more

We do not know the number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma HD141. It is possible that it does not have any VGA (D-Sub) ports.

A bit louder noise level Edit
The Optoma HD50 has a noise level of 29dB, however the Optoma HD36 is a 27dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

37W higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 230W power consumption (in economy mode) projector, whereas the Optoma HD141 is a 193W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (37W lower).
36% heavier Edit
The Optoma HD50 has a weight of 3.8kg. That's 1.4kg heavier than the Optoma HD141 (3.8kg) and 700g lighter than the Optoma HD36 (3.8kg).
£565 more expensive
The Optoma HD50 is more expensive than the Optoma HD141 by £565.01 and more expensive than the Optoma HD36 by £135.01.
Two months older
The Optoma HD50 is older than the Optoma HD36 by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 15%
The Optoma HD50 costs £90.22 to run which is £11.86 more to run than the Optoma HD141 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD50 ranks No. 97108 by sales volume, however the Optoma HD141 ranks No. 654 and the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 67283.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Optoma HD50's average expert rating is 80%, however the Optoma HD141's is 83% (based on 4 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Special Interest Award
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Great Product
Expert Reviews: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 27 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 369.99
Total cost of ownership £ 448.35
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 799.99
Total cost of ownership £ 914.24
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 90.22
Purchase price £ 935.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,025.22
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,200 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40 -30 - 30
Uniformity
80% 80% 80%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.38kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 1.2 - 10 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
41.8 - 300 30 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h
BEST
3,500h 5,000h
Lamp Power
190W 310W
BEST
240W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 4,000h 7,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data 130%
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.67 2.42 - 2.98 2.42 - 2.97
Focal Length Range
21.9 - 24 20.77 - 31.173 20.07 - 31.05
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -15 - 15

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 27dB
BEST
29dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 30W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
233W
BEST
345W 270W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
4.5kg 3.8kg
Height
114mm 162mm 124mm
Depth
224mm 280mm 265.5mm
Width
315mm 386mm 286mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
 AC
BEST

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
23000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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