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Optoma W305ST Projector

WXGA (1280x800) 29dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens May 2013
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- Native WXGA, 60 image from just 68cm away- Bright images, vivid colours 3200 ANSI Lumens- Up to 10,000 hours lamp life and 70% energy saving- Shadow-free images on interactive whiteboards. The... More
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9 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 1,708 user and expert reviews for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its projectors.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the W305ST which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Optoma W305ST supports WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price] which has better reviews; or the LG PW700[plb_2778836_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity to this projector and we think the Benq GP30[plb_2564760_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the W305ST which do not have a built-in speaker, the Optoma W305ST has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Optoma GT1070[plb_2503383_price], or the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price].

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Optoma HD151[plb_2591351_price].

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Optoma W305ST supports 3D image projection. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the W305ST also support 3D image projection.

Alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might want to look at include the Optoma GT1070[plb_2503383_price], or the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other projectors which also support 3D image projection to this projector and we think the Optoma HD151[plb_2591351_price] is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Optoma W305ST supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by projectors that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800. Across all projectors that were released more than two years ago the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Optoma W305ST is a three VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 11 VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of this age and type.

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Very Light

Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W305ST the weights range from 2.7g to 26kg. With a weight of only 2.6 kilograms, the Optoma W305ST is one of the lighter comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago amongst projectors of this age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 288 millimeters, the Optoma W305ST is one of the narrower multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the W305ST amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. The narrowest multimedia projector of a comparable type and age to the W305ST is 130mm wide and the widest is 750mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W305ST, the Optoma W305ST does not support Full HD projection.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support Full HD projection which you might also want to look at including the Optoma GT1070[plb_2503383_price], or the LG PA1000[plb_2417081_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most frequently supported zoom ratio on projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the Optoma W305ST has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the W305ST the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 810M.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The Optoma W305ST has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the W305ST. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the W305ST is 9.6W.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Optoma W305ST

Running Costs Are OK

The W305ST is typical compared to the other 102 projectors of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the W305ST is £79.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Optoma released the W305ST over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W305ST has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the W305ST.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Optoma GT760[plb_1995666_price] (3,400 ANSI lumens and cheaper); or the Epson EB-1930[plb_2594640_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The Optoma W305ST has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma W305ST has a relatively average noise level (29 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Acer H7532[plb_1478178_price] (29dB).

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Electricity cost when switched on £75.31
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.00
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers w305st, acer w305, home w305, code w305, 958tn01gc0, code w305s, acer w305s, home w305s, code w305st, acer w305st, home w305st, 958tn01gc0e, optoma w305, optoma w305s, special w305, optoma w305st, special w305s, optoma w305ste, optoma p240487, optoma w305sts, optoma p170699, optoma p180148, special w305st, optoma p180149, optoma 96sgzs00, optoma p170699p, optoma p180148p, optoma p180149p
Barcodes 00014444586624, 00393773897541, 00736983800121, 00796435418700, 05053959398457, 05060059047567, 07964354187004

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