Optoma DH1012
Optoma DH1012
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Optoma DH1012

An economical to run 18000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector with satisfactory features and one of the loudest noise levels available
18000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 26dB Feb 2016
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Optoma DH1012 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Optoma DH1012 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
18 Months Old
£82 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £82 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
RoHS compliance
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma DH1012 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Supports Full HD

The Optoma DH1012 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DH1012 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma DH1012 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DH1012 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DH1012's noise level of only 26dB is in the quietest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DH1012 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released 18 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in February 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The DH1012 has an average running cost of £82 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00731215392405, 00765042399078, 00782386098221, 00796435419936
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