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Overall Score

Optoma DW315

A very economical to run 20000:1 280 x 800 data projector with not bad features
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 34dB Mar 2016
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Optoma DW315 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old,
62
Good Features
74
17 Months Old
86
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Has a built-in speaker
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma DW315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Features

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma DW315's projector brightness of only 300 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 5% of all projectors when ranked 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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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DW315 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

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

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Optoma DW315's bulb power of only 195W is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DW315 of 8,000h is in the longest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma DW315 has a mounting brackets included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DW315 supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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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 in the loudest 43% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma DW315 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors.

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

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

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


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the DW315 will cost only £76 over 1 year to run, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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