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Optoma GT1080 vs Optoma HD36

Optoma GT1080 vs Optoma HD36

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Optoma GT1080
Optoma HD36

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Optoma GT1080 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Optoma HD36 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Cheaper by £169
The Optoma GT1080 is £169.45 cheaper than the Optoma HD36.
16 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Optoma GT1080 ranks No. 4794 by number of sales, whereas the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 114335.
Two more awards
The Optoma GT1080 has 3 awards from expert review sites, but the Optoma HD36 has 1 award.
6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma GT1080 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Optoma HD36 is 310W lamp power. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma GT1080 (310W).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, however the Optoma GT1080 does not have a DVI port.
15% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a noise level of 27dB, however the Optoma GT1080 is a 31dB noise level projector (4dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Expert reviews are a bit better
The Optoma HD36 has an average expert review score of 77% based on 3 reviews, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 75% (based on 12 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Optoma HD36 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 92% (based on 84 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
120W smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a bulb power of 190W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma GT1080 does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Optoma HD36 (27dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Older by three months
The Optoma GT1080 is three months older than the Optoma HD36.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The average expert rating of the Optoma GT1080 is only 75%, 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 GT1080 is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD36 is 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma GT1080 (4,000h).
£169 more expensive
The Optoma HD36 is more expensive than the Optoma GT1080 by £169.45.
Less retailers
Only 7 shops sells the Optoma HD36, whereas 23 sellers sell the Optoma GT1080. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD36 ranks No. 114335 by sales volume, however the Optoma GT1080 ranks No. 4794.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Optoma HD36 has received 1 award, the Optoma GT1080 has received 3 awards.

Awards

3 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

34 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 754.44
Total cost of ownership £ 868.69
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
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 (typical)
 30000:1
 30000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.15kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.38kHz
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.5 - 3.35 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
45.3 - 300 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
3,500h
Bulb Power
190W 310W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
4,000h

Lens System

Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.77 - 31.173

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Composite Video in
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 Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
31dB 27dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 30W
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 345W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
233W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 220
 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg
BEST
4.5kg
Height
114mm 162mm
Depth
315mm 280mm
Width
315mm 386mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 HDMI
BEST
 HDMI

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture)
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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