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Optoma DX326

Optoma DX326
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A good spec but 4 year old XGA 13000:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs and a sensationally quiet 28dB noise level
28dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Jul 2013
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Optoma DX326 Review

With low running costs and good features, we have scored the Optoma DX326 as follows:
62
Features
Good Features
26
Age
4 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,036 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma DX326 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,310 expert and user reviews (including 527 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the DX326 is £62 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,036 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the DX326 in July 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma DX326 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Optoma projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma DX326's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 93% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DX326 of 13,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 64% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DX326's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 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 DX326 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DX326 supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma DX326's service life of lamp of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 48% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DX326 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma DX326 of only 190W is smaller than 93% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma DX326 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DX326 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00031112810799, 00041114495719, 00682017417523, 00796435418762, 07964354187622

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