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Optoma DХ346 Projector

18000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date £75.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low running costs
Optoma multimedia projectors have good reviews
Supports full HD

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Energy

Low Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the DХ346 will cost only £76 over 1 year to run, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 9 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago.


Reviews

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,873 owner and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2014.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma DХ346 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DХ346 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors of this age and type is 26dB and the loudest is 34dB. With a noise level of 34 decibels, the Optoma DХ346 has one of the louder noise levels amongst 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the W305ST (£560.12) (29dB), or the X350 (£325.99) (34dB) both from Optoma.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 3,600 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens. The Optoma DХ346 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the X350 (£325.99) (3,400 ANSI lumens), or the W350 (£534.41) (3,600 ANSI lumens) both from Optoma.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma DХ346 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also are ceiling mountable.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DХ346 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DХ346 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DХ346 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma DХ346 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors that have been available for more than two years is 200W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 240W. At only 190 Watts, the Optoma DХ346 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958vh02gc1e
Barcodes 05057103101450, 05060059049233

Optoma DХ346 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma DХ346 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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