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35

Overall Score

Optoma DX229

A 5 year old 10000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma DX229 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Optoma DX229 as follows for Summary.
45
Average Features
25
4 Years Old
68
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £92 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
RoHS compliance
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma DX229 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DX229's noise level of only 30dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma DX229 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma DX229's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DX229 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DX229 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DX229 has a carrying case. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma DX229 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DX229's projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 26% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the DX229 is £92 over 1 year based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059046645

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