Optoma DW309
Optoma DW309
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Optoma DW309

A very economical to run 20000:1 280 x 800 projector with satisfactory features
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2015
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Optoma DW309 Review

With low running costs but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the Optoma DW309 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Supports password protection
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma DW309 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Supports Full HD

The Optoma DW309 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DW309 supports password protection. 88% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DW309 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 34% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The Optoma DW309's bulb power of only 190W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DW309 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DW309 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma DW309 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most data projectors.

Amongst similar types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The DW309 is one of the cheaper to run projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the DW309 is only £76.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05055387629950