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Optoma EH515

£1,950.00
A gigantic 10000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with good features but a price that represents not very good value for money
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 28dB Oct 2015
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Optoma EH515 Review

With very good features but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Optoma EH515 number 589 across all projectors.
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Average
72
Good Features
69
1 Year Old
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£140 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £140 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Quite big bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

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 was a cheaper price of £1,879.75 at Flubit Deals 39 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 68% 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 EH515 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,950.00 it is more expensive than 82% of projectors.

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Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The Optoma EH515's bulb power of 365W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 11% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH515 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma EH515 of only 28dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma EH515 of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma EH515 supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma EH515's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH515 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma EH515 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The Optoma EH515 features digital keystone correction, unlike 94% of projectors which do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EH515 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the EH515 in October 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EH515 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the EH515 will cost £140 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd 9572201gc1e, optoma europe ltd eh515t, optoma 9572201gc0e, optoma 9572201gc1e, optoma p239256p, optoma p235163p, optoma p240474p, optoma p240473p, optoma 3deh515, optoma eh515t, acer eh515t
Barcodes 05055387629028, 05055387629035

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