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Optoma HD37

Optoma HD37 Projector

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20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Jun 2015
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- Native Full HD 1080p resolution for the best possible digital home cinema experience- 2600 lumens bright and 20,000:1 contrast ratio for deeper blacks and exceptional shadow detail- All glass... More
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this data projector is one of the very best 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

Low Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the HD37 will cost only £78 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run data projectors of a similar age and spec.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Optoma is one of the superior projector brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “On the one hand, its image quality is good enough for a home theater” in their review. In October last year Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Optoma HD37 “Image quality is suitable for home theater use”. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review “Its main appeal is image quality suitable for a traditional”.

Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma HD37 owners who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag in October last year “It offers some advanced features, like support for Image-Science-Foundation-(ISF)-c” in their review of the Optoma HD37 and rated the product 4 stars. Pcmag.com also wrote “Makes up for it with excellent color and some features you wouldn't expect for the price”.

Robust

One Optoma HD37 reviewer thought it was well made. Expert review site Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “The HD37 Projector from Optoma is a solid home entertainment projector around the $1000 price range” .

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the HD37, the Optoma HD37 supports 3D image projection.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Optoma HD37 supports Full HD projection, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD37.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD37 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the HD37.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The Optoma HD37 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

A 1080p (1920x1080) native projector resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD37.

Amongst similar types of multimedia projector the worst resolution is WXGA (1280x800).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD37 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over two times the resolution of a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37. 1024 x 768 (XGA) is also supported by this data projector. In addition, this Optoma projector support graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is actually the best supported resolution across all data projectors of a comparable type and age to the HD37.

The worst supported resolution across similar types of multimedia projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 1.5 times zoom factor, the Optoma HD37 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the HD37. Similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37 have optical zooms of between 1.1x and 1.6x.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Optoma HD37 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37. This multimedia projector is a two USB 2.0 port projector compared to most of the data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD37 which only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of projectors of this age and type is 4,000h and the longest is 8,000h. The Optoma HD37 has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode (7,000 hours) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Quite Long Lamp Service Life

With a lamp service life of 5,000 hours, the Optoma HD37 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the HD37. The lamp service lives of data projectors of this age and type range from 2,500h to 35,000h, and the average lamp service life is 5,800h.

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Very Narrow

At only 86 millimeters, the Optoma HD37 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec. The widths of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the HD37 range from 86mm to 460mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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6 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Optoma HD37 owner who bought this projector reckoned that it was not cheap. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com said in their review of this projector “The Optoma HD37 is a step up in price from the least expensive 1080p competition”.

Price Has Increased by £79.85

The HD37 has increased in price by £79.85 in the last 58 days.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Optoma HD37 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the HD37 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD37 has one of the dimmer projector brightness amongst data projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of projectors of this type and age is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Optoma HD37 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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Heavy

With a weight of 3.5 kilograms, the Optoma HD37 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. Across all the projectors that were released one year ago the weights range from 2.2kg to 12kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD37

Released Over a Year Ago

This 20000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market for over a year.

Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma HD37 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
HDMI Version
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
12V Trigger
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
USB Powered
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included
Technical Details
RS-232C Port

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Expert Reviews

(3)
14 September 2015

The Optoma HD37 home entertainment projector shows occasional rainbow artifacts, but makes up for it with excellent color and some features you wouldn't expect for the price...

Full 1080p in 2D and 3D
Two MHL HDMI connectors
Image quality is suitable for home theater use
Short lag time in testing
Shows rainbow artifacts, primarily in black and white film clips

Projectorreviews.com

The HD37 Projector from Optoma is a solid home entertainment projector around the $1000 price range.This Optoma projector is their newest, released only a couple weeks before this review was... Read more…

Although the Optoma HD37 doesn't produce 2600 lumens in its best video modes, it's plenty bright enough to throw a large image in either a traditional home theater setting or a living room. Its...

Projectorcentral.com

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 December 2015 by Guto Tarrytown
Guto Tarrytown would recommend the Optoma HD37 (Verified Purchase)

I got this piece as a gift for my girlfriend and was surprised how easy it was to install it and start using it. Did not have to read manuals to set up and the experience was positive from the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £77.40
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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