Optoma DX606V


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Optoma DX606V

Optoma DX606V
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An average spec and expensive to run quiet XGA projector
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2200:1 No Aug 2012
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Optoma DX606V Review

With average features, we have scored the Optoma DX606V as follows:
Average Features
5 Years Old
Running Costs
£135 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

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 £135 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Quiet operation 30 db in high bright mode
Lightweight XGA projector at 4.4 pounds
Low cost of maintenance filter-free design
Presentation-friendly IR remote control
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma DX606V In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,558 user and expert reviews (including 414 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The DX606V is one of the most expensive to run data projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DX606V is £135.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2012.


1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma DX606V is 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 23% lower resolution than a 1280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma DX606V of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DX606V of only 2,200 is lower than 84% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma DX606V of only 2,300 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma DX606V's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 97% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DX606V has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DX606V has a handheld remote control. 79% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Optoma DX606V does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma DX606V's bulb power of only 180W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 98% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DX606V is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Optoma DX606V has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma dx606v


00796435111748, 05060059043422

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