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Optoma DS346 Projector

£279.00
£239.00 £40.00 cheaper than 64 days ago
18000:1 SVGA (800x600) 29dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Feb 2014
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Good brand
Does not support full HD
Only SVGA (800x600) resolution
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 1,873 user and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Optoma released the DS346.


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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS346 does not support full HD. Most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Optoma DS346 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector ranges from WVGA (854x480) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma DS346 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including because of its better review score, the Optoma DX342 (£257).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DS346 has a carrying case. Most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS346 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma DS346 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 29dB noise level projectors currently available including because of its better review score, the Optoma DX342 (£257).

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Lamps

Fairly Big Bulb Power

Projectors of this spec and age have bulb powers of between 190W and 240W. With a bulb power of 225 Watts, the Optoma DS346 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Optoma DS346 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma DS346 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,384 projector reviews and 2,839,100 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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