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Optoma EH7700B

38

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Optoma EH7700B

Optoma EH7700B
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A middle of the road spec and 3 year old moderate noise level 1920 x 1200 resolution projector, with high running costs
39dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 5000:1 No Mar 2015
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Optoma EH7700B Review

With average features and at over 2 years old, we have scored the Optoma EH7700B as follows:
57
Features
Average Features
53
Age
2 Years Old
18
Running Costs
£171 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Epson multimedia 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £171 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 1,891 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 resolution
DLP technology
Brightness matching
Edge blending controls
Safety mounting points
Interchangeable colour wheels
Custom ID colours
Mechanical shutter
360 projection capability
Picture-in-Picture and side-by-side display
Installation flexibility
Total cost of ownership
Lamp relay mode
Brighter than average projector brightness
Dual lamps
Reliability
Amazing colour
Lamp pulsing technology
Precision optics
Image colour and size control
P-VIP lamps
Image quality
Spectacular image quality, outstanding brightness and ultimate reliability
Colour matching
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

Optoma EH7700B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,952 user and expert reviews (including 482 verified purchases) for Optoma data 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the EH7700B will cost £171 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Optoma projector was released in March 2015.

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Features

1920 X 1200 Resolution

The EH7700B has a 1920 x 1200 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and WUXGA (1920x1200). The worst resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the EH7700B of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 9% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Optoma EH7700B's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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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 EH7700B of 7,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 94% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma EH7700B of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The EH7700B does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH7700B has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the EH7700B of 350W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 525i Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The EH7700B supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The EH7700B supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958sh02gc0e, optoma eh7700b

Barcodes:

05055387600317

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