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Optoma DS330

Optoma DS330
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A classic and staggeringly quiet SVGA 13000:1 contrast ratio projector, with good features and very low running costs
26dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Feb 2013
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Optoma DS330 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma DS330 number 554 in 3D projectors.
96
Reviews
4 Reviews
77
Features
Good Features
59
Age
5 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. 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 projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The DS330 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma DS330 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,311 expert and user reviews (including 530 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The DS330 has an average running cost of £55 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Optoma released the DS330 in February 2013.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS330 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DS330 of only 26dB is quieter than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DS330 of 13,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 36% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS330 of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 75% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DS330 of 4,500h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS330 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS330 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS330 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma DS330 of only 190W is smaller than 94% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS330 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS330 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma technology e1p1f0b11001, optoma e1p1f0b11001

Barcodes:

05060059047345

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