|27dB||800 X 600 (SVGA)||13000:1||Yes||Feb 2014|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Optoma DS311 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£55 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 73?
It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 92%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The DS311 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Optoma DS311 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews
We checked 3,311 expert and owner reviews (including 530 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. 97% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced
Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.
Excellent value for money…
Value for money, good clear picture…
Well now they've decided to go cheap with only 2 very flimsy smaller ones! Unfortunately not even symmetrical…
Average Running Costs
The DS311 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DS311 is £55.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector was released in February 2014.
Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution
The Optoma DS311 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Very Quiet Noise Level
The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DS311's noise level of only 27dB is quieter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Optoma DS311's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 65% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma DS311 of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
The Optoma DS311 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma DS311's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma DS311 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma DS311 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
The Optoma DS311's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than 93% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other projectors, the Optoma DS311 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.
The Optoma DS311 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.