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Optoma EH490

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Optoma EH490

Optoma EH490
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A powerful but slightly out of date 1080p 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with low running costs and a sensationally quiet 29dB noise level
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Optoma EH490 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Optoma EH490 number 509 in 3D projectors.
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Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Full HD 1080p installation data and business projector
Bright projection - 4600 ANSI lumens
Vertical and horizontal keystone
Vertical lens shift
Full control over LAN and rs-232c
Features include: four corner correction, horizontal and vertical keystone together with 1.6x zoom range permit an easy setup and usability from any angle
Equipped with a variety of inputs, including HDMI built in MHL technology, eh490 allows you to connect to a wide variety of HD devices to easily display your content. in addition, the environmentally friendly eh490 has energy saving features including eco+ lamp power management,

Optoma EH490 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EH490 is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the EH490 will cost £79 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma EH490 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma EH490 of only 29dB is quieter than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma EH490's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma EH490 of 4,600 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 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 EH490 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma EH490 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 87% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma EH490 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH490 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma EH490 of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 84% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH490 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH490 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma eh490

Barcodes:

00796435419813

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