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Optoma EH505

£3,244.09
£2,500.00 £744 cheaper than 36 days ago
Optoma EH505
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A fully featured but 3 year old fairly noisy WUXGA projector, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
42dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 Yes Oct 2014
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Optoma EH505 3D DLP Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16:10
£2,500.00
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OPTOMA EH505 Projector - 5000 ANSI Full HD WUXGA 16_10 DLP Projector (id12818) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Used - OPTOMA EH505 Projector - 5000 ANSI Full HD WUXGA 16_10 DLP Projector (id12685) (Used) - on
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Purchase price £2,500.00. APR 16.9%.
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Optoma EH505 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma EH505 number 670 in 3D projectors.
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Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Wired remote
Eco standby mode
Auto power off
Signal power on
Direct power on
Eco-friendly
Event log
Schedule events
Display usage
Display power
Selected view by rooms, attributes or contacts
Ultimate control
System integration control
Brightness matching
Brighter than average projector brightness
3D technology
Colour matching
Edge blending tools
DICOM simulation mode
Installation flexibility
Amazing colours
Image colour and size control
UHP lamps
DLP technology
Spectacular image quality, outstanding brightness and ultimate reliability
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Eco AV mute & eco sleep

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.
There is a 66% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Optoma EH505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,500.00 it is more expensive than 86% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £744 (23%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma EH505 and the United Kingdom price of £2,500.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,471.02 (£6,164.64).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The EH505 is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the EH505 is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Optoma released the EH505 in October 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Optoma EH505 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma EH505's noise level of 42dB is in the loudest 2% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma EH505's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is in the lowest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma EH505 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 81% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EH505 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma EH505 supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma EH505's service life of lamp of only 1,500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH505 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger 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 EH505's bulb power of 400W is in the biggest 3% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH505 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma EH505 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH505 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00796435419431, 05060059049646

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