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Optoma HD141 vs Optoma HD36 vs Optoma HD50

Optoma HD141 vs Optoma HD36 vs Optoma HD50

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Optoma HD141
Optoma HD36
Optoma HD50

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
800 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD141 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (as does the Optoma HD36), whereas the Optoma HD50 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Cheaper by £360
The Optoma HD141 is £359.96 cheaper than the Optoma HD36 and £648 cheaper than the Optoma HD50.
Cheaper to run by £35.89
Over five years the Optoma HD141 is £35.89 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD36 and £11.86 cheaper to run than the Optoma HD50. Read more
Better selling
The Optoma HD141 ranks No. 10920 by number of sales, whereas the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 124443 and the Optoma HD50 ranks No. 129695.
A bit better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Optoma HD141 is 83%, whereas the average rating of the Optoma HD36 is 77% (based on 3 reviews) and the average rating of the Optoma HD50 is 80% (based on 16 reviews).
5 Reasons For
27% brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma HD36 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, and so does the Optoma HD141. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma HD50 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
39% bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma HD141 (240W) and 70W bigger than the Optoma HD50 (240W).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, but the Optoma HD141 and the Optoma HD50 do not have a DVI port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a noise level of 27dB, but the Optoma HD141 is a 31dB noise level projector (4dB louder) and the Optoma HD50 is a 29dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

User reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Optoma HD36 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Optoma HD141 has an average rating of 91% (based on 186 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD50 is a 7,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Optoma HD141 (7,000h) and 3,000h longer than the Optoma HD36 (7,000h).
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three more awards
The Optoma HD50 has 4 awards, whereas the Optoma HD141 has 2 awards and the Optoma HD36 has 1 award.
User reviews are better
The Optoma HD50 has an average user review score of 100%, however the Optoma HD141 has an average rating of 91% (based on 186 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
120W smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD141 has a bulb power of 190W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger) and the Optoma HD50 is a 240W lamp power projector (50W bigger).
2,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma HD141 is only 5,000h lamp service life, but the Optoma HD36 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter) and the Optoma HD50 is a 7,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD141 does not have a DVI port (As does the the Optoma HD50), however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
4dB louder noise level Edit
The Optoma HD141 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 4dB louder than the Optoma HD36 (29dB) and 2dB louder than the Optoma HD50 (29dB). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Optoma HD141 is only stocked by 8 shops, but the Optoma HD50 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by three months
The Optoma HD141 is three months older than the Optoma HD36 and one month older than the Optoma HD50.
Two less awards
The Optoma HD141 has only received 2 awards, but the Optoma HD50 has received 4 awards.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma HD141 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD36 is 100% (based on 1 review) and the Optoma HD50 is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
75% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma HD141 (7,000h) and 3,000h shorter than the Optoma HD50 (7,000h).
£360 more expensive
The Optoma HD36 is more expensive than the Optoma HD141 by £359.96.
Not as many stockists
Only 8 sellers sells the Optoma HD36, however 14 stores sell the Optoma HD50. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
46% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Optoma HD36 costs £114.25 to run which is £35.89 more to run than the Optoma HD141 and £24.03 more to run than the Optoma HD50. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD36 ranks No. 124443 by sales volume, but the Optoma HD141 ranks No. 10920.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Optoma HD36 has received 1 award, the Optoma HD141 has received 2 awards and the Optoma HD50 has received 4 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Optoma HD36 only has an average expert rating of 77%, but the Optoma HD141 has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 4 reviews) and the Optoma HD50 has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 16 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD50 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens. That's 800 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD141 and the Optoma HD36 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Optoma HD50 is only 240W lamp power. That's 50W bigger than the Optoma HD141 (240W) and 70W smaller than the Optoma HD36 (240W).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD50 does not have a DVI port (As does the the Optoma HD141), but the Optoma HD36 does.
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Optoma HD50 has a noise level of 29dB, however the Optoma HD141 is a 31dB noise level projector (2dB louder) and the Optoma HD36 is a 27dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). 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.

£648 more expensive
The Optoma HD50 is more expensive than the Optoma HD141 by £648 and more expensive than the Optoma HD36 by £288.04.
Two months older
The Optoma HD50 is older than the Optoma HD36 by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 15%
The Optoma HD50 costs £90.22 to run which is £11.86 more to run than the Optoma HD141 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Optoma HD50 ranks No. 129695 by sales volume, however the Optoma HD141 ranks No. 10920 and the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 124443.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Optoma HD50's average expert rating is 80%, however the Optoma HD141's is 83% (based on 4 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Special Interest Award
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
4 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Expert Reviews: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

34 months Ago 32 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 400.00
Total cost of ownership £ 478.36
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 759.96
Total cost of ownership £ 874.21
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 90.22
Purchase price £ 1,048.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,138.22
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.
0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 50000:1
 50000:1
 50000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40 -30 - 30
Uniformity
80% 80% 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.38kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 1.2 - 10 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
41.8 - 300 30 - 300 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
3,500h 5,000h
Bulb Power
190W 310W
BEST
240W
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 4,000h 7,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data 130%
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.5 - 2.67 2.42 - 2.98 2.42 - 2.97
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.9 - 24 20.77 - 31.173 20.07 - 31.05
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -15°

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
BEST
1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
31dB 27dB
BEST
29dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
 IND
 ARA
 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)
 IND
 ARA
 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)
 IND
 ARA
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 30W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
233W
BEST
345W 270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 230W
Power Consumption (max)
233W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220
 220

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
4.5kg 3.8kg
Height
114mm 162mm 124mm
Depth
224mm 280mm 265.5mm
Width
315mm 386mm 286mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
23000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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