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Optoma DW315

81

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Optoma DW315

£416.54
£370.92 £46 cheaper than 24 days ago
Optoma DW315
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A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with good features
34dB 1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma DW315 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Optoma DW315 number 197 in 3D projectors and number 278 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
80
Age
1 Year Old
92
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

Epson data 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At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Full 3d
Wireless
Colour guarantee
Long lamp life
Auto power off
Eco AV mute
Integrated speaker
High contrast
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Energy saving
Eco+
Amazing colours
Widescreen, bright, vibrant and portable
Quick resume
Smaller than average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma DW315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 3,311 expert and user reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £46 (11%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The DW315 has an average 5 year running cost of only £47 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2016.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DW315 of 34dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DW315 of 20,000 is higher than 85% of all projectors when sorted 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 dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma DW315 of only 300 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DW315 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DW315 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma DW315's service life of lamp of 8,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 82% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DW315 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Optoma DW315 of only 195W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DW315 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma DW315 has a 3D glasses included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma DW315 has a mounting brackets included, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DW315 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9572h01gc5e

Barcodes:

05055387633339

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