Optoma HD26 vs Optoma HD36

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Optoma HD26
Optoma HD36

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Moderately brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 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).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Optoma HD36 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma HD26 has two HDMI ports, however the Optoma HD36 only has one HDMI port.
2.1kg lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 4.5kg heavy projector (2.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by £452
The Optoma HD26 is £451.99 cheaper than the Optoma HD36.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers 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 HD26 only costs £78.36 to run however the Optoma HD36 costs £114.25 to run (46% more). Read more
One more awards
The Optoma HD26 has 2 awards from expert review sites, but the Optoma HD36 has 1 award.
7 Reasons For
A lot bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a lamp power of 310W, but the Optoma HD26 is only a 190W lamp power projector (120W smaller).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, however the Optoma HD26 does not have a DVI port.
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma HD36 is two, but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Significantly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD36 has an RMS rated power of 30W, whereas the Optoma HD26 is only a 10W RMS rated power projector (20W lower).
Better selling
The Optoma HD36 ranks No. 82906 by number of sales, however the Optoma HD26 ranks No. 103622.
A bit better expert reviews
Based on 3 expert reviews, the average review score of the Optoma HD36 is 77%, however the average rating of the Optoma HD26 is 73% (based on 9 reviews).
Better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Optoma HD36 is 100%, however the average rating of the Optoma HD26 is 95% (based on 30 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD26 does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD26 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Optoma HD36 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
2x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 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 HD26 is three months older than the Optoma HD36.
Less popular
The Optoma HD26 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 103622 by number of sales in our projectors, whereas the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 82906.
Expert review Rating is slightly Worse
The average expert rating of the Optoma HD26 is only 73%, whereas the average expert rating of the Optoma HD36 is 77% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma HD26 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD36 is 100% (based on 1 review).
9 Reasons Against
Slightly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 3,500h, but the Optoma HD26 is a 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h longer).
1,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a lamp service life of 4,000h, whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma HD36 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports.
2.1kg heavier Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a weight of 4.5kg, however the Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector (2.1kg lighter).
More expensive by £452
The Optoma HD36 is £451.99 more expensive than the Optoma HD26.
Less retailers
The Optoma HD36 is only stocked by 9 sellers, whereas the Optoma HD26 is stocked by 10 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
£35.89 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Optoma HD36 are £114.25 which is £35.89 more than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.
One less award
The Optoma HD36 has only received 1 award, whereas the Optoma HD26 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 27 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 £ 348.00
Total cost of ownership £ 426.36
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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Energy Efficiency Class

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.

Projector

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

Lamps

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

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.67 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range
21.9 - 24 20.77 - 31.173

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
3D Format
 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
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 27dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 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
 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
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Display

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

Power

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

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
4.5kg
Height
114mm 162mm
Depth
224mm 280mm
Width
315mm 386mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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