Optoma DS330
Optoma DS330
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Optoma DS330

A classic 13000:1 800 x 600 data projector with passable features and one of the loudest noise levels available
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 26dB Feb 2013
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Optoma DS330 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs,
4 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony 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 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £77 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good 3D picture quality and that it is easy to use.
The DS330 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma DS330 In-Depth Analysis


Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Several Optoma DS330 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Ddraig Coch gave the Optoma DS330 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this projector “For the price I could not fault the Ds330”. Dj Aidy said on Amazon two years ago “Awsome value for money very pleased easy to use” in their Optoma DS330 review. Matt wrote in his Optoma DS330 review on Amazon “Optoma ds330 3d projector, best in price range”.

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Good 3D Picture Quality

A few Optoma DS330 reviewers said that it had a good 3D picture quality. Matt mentioned on Amazon “Is the best all round 3d projector in price range, by far” and scored it very highly. Matt also said “5000hr (set to bright mode) full 3d so you can watch sky3d, 3d blu-rays”.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

A few people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

One person who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Matt wrote on Amazon three years ago “Excellent picture quality, Brightness and Colour” and rated the Optoma DS330 5 stars.


Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Optoma DS330 of only 190W is very small compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 3% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS330 of 2,800 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 28% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DS330 of only 26dB is in the quietest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma DS330 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS330 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS330 does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in February 2013.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the DS330 is only £77 over 1 year based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma technology e1p1f0b11001, optoma e1p1f0b11001
Barcodes 05060059047345

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