Optoma DS331
Optoma DS331
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Optoma DS331

A cheap to run and 3 year old 800 x 600 28 decibel data projector
SVGA (800x600) Yes 28dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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Optoma DS331 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Optoma DS331 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£84 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £84 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma DS331 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 2,447 expert and owner reviews (including 401 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its data projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings specifically within its data projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DS331 has a relatively typical projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DS331 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma DS331 has a maximum resolution of 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This Optoma projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors, the Optoma DS331 does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DS331 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the Optoma DS331 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst data projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W. The Optoma DS331 has a quite small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was October 2014 when Optoma released the DS331.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The DS331 has an average running cost of £84 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors.

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Product Identifiers


00796435419424, 07964354194248