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Optoma EH504 Projector

£1,454.92
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £138.61 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma multimedia projectors have good reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,873 owner and expert reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 90% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Expensive

The cheapeast projectors of this age and type that we found costs £169 and the most expensive costs £1,455. We think that this Optoma projector looks expensive for a projector of this age and type.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when this projector was released.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH504 supports full HD. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also support full HD.

Alternative projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper projectors such as the DU978-WT (£1,413.75), or the DH833 (£1,260) both from Vivitek or the Benq W2000w (£1,355.09).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH504 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think cheaper data projectors such as the DU978-WT (£1,413.75), and the DH833 (£1,260) both from Vivitek or the Benq W2000w (£1,355.09) are also worth considering.

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Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector is 3,400 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 6,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EH504 has one of the brightest projector brightnesses amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available including the Vivitek DU978-WT (£1,413.75) which is cheaper.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Optoma EH504 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma EH504 has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors of this age and type which do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH504 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma EH504 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH504 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector, the Optoma EH504 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

When compared to other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector, the Optoma EH504's bulb power of 310 Watts is one of the biggest. Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector the bulb powers range from 170W to 310W.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the Optoma EH504 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors of this type and age the service life of lamps range from 20h to 7,000h.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma EH504 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 29 decibels, the Optoma EH504 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector. The quietest noise level of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 29dB, the loudest is 39dB, and the average noise level is 35dB.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The EH504 has an average running cost of £139 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 41 multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 9570b01gc1e, optoma 1920x1080, optoma p233776p, optoma p241554p
Barcodes 00796435440435, 05055387632257

Optoma EH504 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma EH504 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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