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Optoma DX325

£287.00
A huge 15000:1 1024 x 768 data projector with not bad features and very low running costs
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 28dB Oct 2013
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Optoma DX325 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Optoma DX325 number 35 across all projectors.
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15 Reviews
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3 Years Old
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£79 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 15 reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £79 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent product quality, good picture quality and that it is reasonably priced. However they also report a poor high def TV.
The DX325 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
3D-ready
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

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Optoma DX325 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector has a superb average owner rating based on 15 owner reviews. 11 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

A number of Optoma DX325 owners who reviewed this projector said that it was good quality. Michael Robson said on Amazon “Very pleased - good picture quality & quiet” in his Optoma DX325 review. Mr. J. Gallagher gave the Optoma DX325 a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Great image quality for the price”. Simon Hunt said on Amazon last year “Quality product at a reasonable price” and rated the product 5 stars.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma DX325 owners who bought the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Some customers concluded that the product had good colour saturation. B-K mentioned on Amazon “Good contrast allowing to look videos with superb colors” in their review of this projector.

One Optoma DX325 owner who purchased this projector concluded that it was good for playing games on. Snowtan mentioned on Amazon last year “Great for gaming movies and keeping your popcorn warm” in their review.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

A number of Optoma DX325 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Benjamin gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Great product for the price range” in his review of this projector. Benjamin also mentioned “Perfect for the price, as long as you are aware that this is not HD regardless of having hdmi ports”. Two years ago Jim gave the Optoma DX325 an excellent review and he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent Digital projector at a reasonable price, with very good resolution”.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Some people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to use. J M Henderson said in their review of this projector “Simple to use and gives an excellent quality picture”. Malcolm Wooldridge said “Quality of picture and ease of use is great” in his review.

Several Optoma DX325 owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was easy to setup. Albi scored this projector 5 stars and said “Easy to set up and quality picture when used with a first class source [ blue ray player]”. Last year Benjamin said “Smaller than I was expecting, this is easy to setup and connects to my devices really quickly”.

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Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Several Optoma DX325 reviewers who reviewed this projector considered that it was quiet. Pieter rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this projector “It's quiet and bright”.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

One Optoma DX325 reviewer concluded that it was easy to carry around. J M Henderson wrote “Very light and easy to carry” in their Optoma DX325 review.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

One person who purchased this projector reckoned that it had good sound quality. Benjamin wrote on Amazon last year “Noise so try not to sit to close to it, also there is no audio out option”.

Users Report a Poor High Def TV

One Optoma DX325 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was not good at displaying high definition TV.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £287.00 it is cheaper than 93% of projectors.

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Features

Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the Optoma DX325 of only 190W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DX325 supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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3D-Ready

The Optoma DX325 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DX325 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DX325 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DX325's noise level of only 28dB is in the quietest 9% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma DX325 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most data projectors. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DX325 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DX325 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma DX325 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DX325 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Optoma released the DX325 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the DX325 will cost only £79 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00644535505892, 05060059047710, 08801031154074

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