Optoma is one of the superior data projector brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Optoma also has good reviews for its projectors.
Only Released Seven Months Ago
Optoma only released the EH330 seven months ago.
Supports Full HD Projection
The Optoma EH330 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EH330 do not support Full HD projection.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma EH330 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for the last year.
1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution
This projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that were released around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
The Optoma EH330 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). In addition, this multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1280 x 768 (WXGA) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). Across all data projectors that have been available for the last year the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).
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The Optoma EH330 is quite light (only 2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the EH330. The lightest projector that has been around for around the same time as the EH330 is 2.7g heavy, the heaviest is 28kg, and the average weight is 6.3kg.
Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode
The power consumption in economy mode of comparable spec data projectors that came out in the last 12 months range from 0.5W to 850W. With a power consumption in economy mode of only 187 Watts, the Optoma EH330 has a quite low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other newly released projectors.
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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection
Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the EH330 support 3D image projection, however the Optoma EH330 does not support 3D image projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for the last year, the Optoma EH330 does not support WiFi connectivity.
There are a number of other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity which you might want to consider including the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price], or the Sony MP-CL1[plb_3151534_price] which is also higher rated.
Very Small Uniformity
The uniformities of recently released projectors range from 70% to 90%. At only 70 percent, the Optoma EH330 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other new projectors.
Very Small Lamp Power
The lamp power of projectors that have been on the market for the last year range from 190W to 470W. The Optoma EH330 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 195 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.
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Very Low RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of projectors that were released in the last 12 months is 8.1W, and the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W. The Optoma EH330 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
The Optoma EH330 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port data projector. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the EH330 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Only One HDMI Port
The Optoma EH330 is a one HDMI port multimedia projector.
Quite Small Matrix Size
At only 0.65 inches, the Optoma EH330 has a quite small matrix size compared to most of the other projectors that were launched in the last year. The matrix sizes of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EH330 range from 0.55" to 0.76".
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Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the EH330 is £76 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 64 projectors that came out in the last year.
Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma EH330 has a relatively standard projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the EH330.
Alternative 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might want to consider include the Optoma X340[plb_3495228_price] which has better reviews.
If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the EH345[pl_3907680_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens), or the X345[pl_3913177_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens) both from Optoma or the Benq TH530[plb_3888833_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Native Projector Resolution
3,100 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
1.2 - 12
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
27.88 - 305.3
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
1.48 - 1.62:1, 1.48 - 1.62
2.5 - 2.6
Focal Length Range
21.86 - 24
640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
Frame packing, Side by side, Top and bottom
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Interface Type
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Optical Disc Player
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 91
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85
On Screen Display Language
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE
On Screen Display
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RMS Rated Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Input Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Input Voltage
100, 100 - 240
0 - 3000
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40
Weight & Dimensions
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Audio Output Port
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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