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23000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB Jul 2016
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Convenient and easy to setup the bright and versatile HD142X boasts Amazing color technology and conforms to REC.709 delivering accurate true to life colour reproduction. This small projector is... More
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17 Reasons For

A Top Selling Data Projector

The HD142X is one the best selling projector currently available according to Amazon sales data.

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Optoma is one of the better rated projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Optoma also has good ratings for its 23000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Nice Design

One customer reckoned that this projector was good looking. Projectorcentral.com said “The new Optoma HD142X full HD home theater projector puts up a gorgeous image with good contrast, natural flesh tones” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

One customer concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality. In November this year expert review site Projectorcentral.com said “Plenty of shadow detail, all for a street price of just $579” in their review of the Optoma HD142X.

Just Released Five Months Ago

The HD142X was only relased by Optoma five months ago. Newer data projectors like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Optoma HD142X supports Full HD projection, as do most of the other new data projectors.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Optoma HD142X supports 3D image projection. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released in the last 12 months also support 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other latest comparable spec multimedia projectors, the Optoma HD142X has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 8,000 hours, the Optoma HD142X has a fairly long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HD142X. Recently released projectors have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 2,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,700h.

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Fairly Big Offset

With an offset of 116 percent, the Optoma HD142X has one of the bigger offsets amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD142X the offsets range from 1.5% to 120%.

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Narrow

The Optoma HD142X is one of the narrower comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD142X (only 298 millimeters) amongst data projectors of this age. New similar spec projectors have widths of between 130mm and 510mm.

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Very Light

The Optoma HD142X is one of the lighter similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD142X (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst data projectors of this age. The lightest comparable spec multimedia projector that has been available for the last year is 1.5kg heavy and the heaviest is 27kg.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD142X has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the HD142X. The noise levels of newly released similar spec projectors range from 21dB to 41dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] (36dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

With a power consumption in economy mode of only 192 Watts, the Optoma HD142X has one of the lower power consumption in economy mode amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Comparable spec projectors that have been around for the last year have power consumption in economy mode of between 38W and 680W.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

At only 24 decibels, the Optoma HD142X has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for the last year. Similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the HD142X have noise levels in economy mode of between 24dB and 36dB.

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4 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on new multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months do not support WiFi connectivity. The Optoma HD142X is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only 640 X 480 (VGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD142X is 640 x 480 (VGA). That's 83% less resolution than a 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors that have been around for the last year. Data projectors that came out around the same time as the HD142X graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most recently released projectors have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Optoma HD142X which has one USB 2.0 port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD142X

Running Costs Are Average

The HD142X has an average 1 year running cost of £78 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD142X has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the HD142X.

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Specification

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PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
HDMI Version
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USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
AC Power in
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Storage
Optical Disc Player
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Noise Level in Economy Mode
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On Screen Display
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
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Ceiling Mountable
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USB Powered
AC Input Frequency
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Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included

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Expert Reviews

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11 September 2016

The Optoma HD142X is one of the lowest priced 1080p home theater projectors on the market. It delivers a very bright, richly saturated, naturally color balanced image that some would...

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Total running cost over 5 years £77.40
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