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Optoma DW315 Projector

20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 300 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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- Bright WXGA projector 3000 ANSI Lumens- Accurate colours - sRGB- Easy connectivity - HDMI, VGA, 2W speaker- Lightweight and portable Project bright vibrant presentations in HD effortlessly any... More
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7 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Optoma has good average reviews for its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors as well as across its entire data projector range.

Supports 3D

The Optoma DW315 supports 3D, as do most of the other data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other recently released projectors, the Optoma DW315 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma DW315 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 10% less resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). In addition, this multimedia projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA). Across all 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for the last year the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 8,000 hours, the Optoma DW315 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the DW315. The shortest service life of lamp of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DW315 is 3,000h, the longest is 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,300h.

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Light

Across all the new similar spec projectors the weights range from 110g to 40kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg. The Optoma DW315 is quite light (only 2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The lowest power consumption (economy mode) of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the DW315 is 170W and the highest is 370W. The Optoma DW315 has one of the lower power consumption (economy mode)s (only 187 Watts) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DW315 does not support full HD. Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the DW315 do support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Optoma DS348[plb_3381925_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma DW315 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors that have been available for the last year also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors is 300 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. When compared to other latest 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that we have checked the projector brightness of, the Optoma DW315's projector brightness of only 300 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Latest projectors have bulb powers of between 190W and 370W. At only 195 Watts, the Optoma DW315 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the DW315.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Optoma DW315 has a very small digital zoom (only 1.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for the last year. 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DW315 have digital zooms of between 1.1x and 2x, and the average digital zoom is 1.9x.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the DW315 is 1.5W and the highest is 16W. The Optoma DW315 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the DW315.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Optoma DW315 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The Optoma DW315 has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s (29 decibels) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The noise level (economic mode)s of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the DW315 range from 26dB to 35dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 29dB.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Optoma DW315 is a one audio (L,R) in projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma DW315

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the DW315 is £76 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 44 recently released 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many latest comparable spec projectors.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
3D Glasses Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.80
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 9572h01gc5, optoma 9572h01gc5e
Barcodes 05055387633339

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