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Optoma HD26vsPanasonic PT-LB332

Optoma HD26

84

Kagoo Score

84

Kagoo Score

Optoma HD26

£552.17
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 1080p average noise level multimedia projector, with two industry awards
88
Reviews
93 Reviews + 2 Awards
89
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
1920 X 1080 (1080p) 31dB High 3,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Contrast Ratio Projector Brightness Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Noise Level 31dB
Contrast Ratio High
Projector Brightness 3,500 ANSI Lumens
Release Date Mar 2016
Panasonic PT-LB332

70

Kagoo Score

70

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 2 year old XGA average noise level projector, with average running costs
75
Features
Good Features
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
1024 X 768 (XGA) 37dB High 3,300 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Contrast Ratio Projector Brightness Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Noise Level 37dB
Contrast Ratio High
Projector Brightness 3,300 ANSI Lumens
Release Date Aug 2016
Optoma HD26

84

Kagoo Score

84

Kagoo Score

Optoma HD26

£552.17
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 1080p average noise level multimedia projector, with two industry awards
88
Reviews
93 Reviews + 2 Awards
89
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
91
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
1920 X 1080 (1080p) 31dB High 3,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Contrast Ratio Projector Brightness Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Noise Level 31dB
Contrast Ratio High
Projector Brightness 3,500 ANSI Lumens
Release Date Mar 2016
Panasonic PT-LB332

70

Kagoo Score

70

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 2 year old XGA average noise level projector, with average running costs
75
Features
Good Features
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good
1024 X 768 (XGA) 37dB High 3,300 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Contrast Ratio Projector Brightness Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Noise Level 37dB
Contrast Ratio High
Projector Brightness 3,300 ANSI Lumens
Release Date Aug 2016

Top Prices

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
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Reasons For

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £20
The Optoma HD26 costs £552.17, whereas the Panasonic PT-LB332 is £572.29.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better Brand
Optoma projectors have an average rating of 87.6%, however Panasonic has an average rating of 50%.
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
2 Awards
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No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Best
5 stars
56 reviews
4 stars
27 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
5 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Optoma has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Optoma is 87.64% based on 4,379 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 49.96% based on 129 reviews.
Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Optoma

88

88

Based on 4,379 reviews
Panasonic

50

50

Based on 129 reviews

Date Released

Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
30 months old 25 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

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. Most projectors have a noise level between 30 and 40Db, which rates them as 'very quiet' by Industial Noise Control - on par with low bird calls, or a quiet rural area. You can find more information here: http://www.industrialnoisecontrol.com/comparative-noise-examples.htm.

Projector Brightness

'Projector Brightness' is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

'Bulb Power' denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

'Service Life' indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Noise Level 31dB
BEST
37dB
 
 
 
Performance Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Noise Level (Economic Mode) 26dB
BEST
28dB
Horizontal Scan Range 15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range 24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Projector Brightness 3,500 ANSI Lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal -40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.65"
BEST
0.63"
Uniformity 80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 91kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance 1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility 41.8 - 305 30 - 300
 
 
 
Lamps Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Lamp 1lamps Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode) 6,500h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power 210W 230W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 7,000h
BEST
5,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.5 - 2.67 2.1 - 2.25
Focal Length Range (F-F) 21.9 - 24 19.11 - 22.94
 
 
 
Video Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 1280 x 1024
1280 x 720 1280 x 768
1600 x 1200 1920 x 1080
640 x 480 800 x 600
 1024 x 768
 1280 x 1024
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 768
 1600 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 800 x 600
1024 x 768 1280 x 1024
1280 x 720 1280 x 768
1600 x 1200 1920 x 1080
640 x 480 800 x 600
 1024 x 768
 1280 x 1024
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 768
 1600 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 800 x 600
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 4
BEST
 
 
 
Networking Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
10 100
 10
 100
10 100
 10
 100
 
 
 
Storage Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Optical Disc Player Type
Not Included
 Not Included
Not Included
 Not Included
 
 
 
Multimedia Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
RMS Rated Power 10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in Speaker 2
BEST
1
 
 
 
Power Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Power Consumption (Standby) 0.5W
BEST
6W
Power Consumption (Typical) 233W
BEST
300W
Power Consumption (Economy Mode) 193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 262W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage 110 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Operating Altitude 0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 85 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T) 5 - 40 5 - 40
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Weight 2.5kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height 114mm 96mm
Depth 224mm 252mm
Width 315mm 335mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Technical Details Optoma HD26 Panasonic PT-LB332
Contrast Ratio
25000:1
 25000:1
25000:1
 25000:1

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