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Optoma DS311

£230.00
A gigantic 13000:1 800 x 600 projector with adequate features and affordable price
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 27dB Feb 2014
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Optoma DS311 Review

With low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Optoma DS311 number 402 across all projectors.
83
Very Good
53
Average Features
49
3 Years Old
86
£77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £77 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
RoHS compliance
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

Optoma DS311 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £230.00 it is cheaper than 96% of projectors.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Optoma DS311 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS311 of 2,800 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma DS311 of only 27dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 6% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma DS311 of only 190W is in the smallest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS311 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS311 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma DS311 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in February 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The DS311 has an average running cost of only £77 over 1 year based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059049868

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