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Optoma DX346

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Optoma DX346

£2,045.15
£325.36 £1,720 cheaper than 47 days ago
Optoma DX346
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A bargain price and classic moderate noise level XGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Optoma DX346 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma DX346 number 93 in 3D projectors, number 106 in best selling projectors and number 109 across all projectors.
94
Reviews
71 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 71 reviews. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report good picture quality, superior product quality and that it is easy to use.
The DX346 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,979.78 to £325.36 in the last 47 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Optoma DX346 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

DX346 owners on average rated this multimedia projector as excellent. 31 reviewers (95% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners thought it had good picture quality and two owners said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation.

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,311 user and expert reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its data projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Five owners who bought the Optoma DX346 agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed this projector considered that it was easy to setup and two people wrote that this projector was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people wrote in their reviews that this projector was good value for money.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was quiet.

Value For Money

Stunningly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £325.36 it is in the cheapest 9% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £1,720 (84%)

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the DX346 is £55, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the DX346 in January 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma DX346 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DX346 of 13,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 63% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma DX346's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DX346 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 62% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DX346 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DX346 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma DX346's service life of lamp of 10,000h is in the longest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DX346 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma DX346 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma DX346's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DX346 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DX346 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DX346 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00796435418977, 05053959398273, 05054533603349, 05054565437134, 07964354189770

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