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Optoma DW309

Optoma DW309
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A very economical to run but marginally out of date 1280 x 800 resolution 20000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with only average features
1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2015
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Optoma DW309 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Optoma DW309 as follows:
55
Features
Average Features
57
Age
2 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,040 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

Optoma DW309 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 3,314 expert and user reviews (including 528 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the DW309 is only £47, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,040 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the DW309 in August 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DW309 of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DW309 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 69% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia 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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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DW309 of 5,000h is in the longest 26% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DW309 supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DW309 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DW309 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma DW309 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 93% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DW309 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DW309 supports password protection. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Product Identifiers

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05055387629950

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