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Optoma ES529

Optoma ES529

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A 5 year old 3000:1 800 x 600 data projector with alright features
35dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 3000:1 Yes Dec 2012
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Optoma ES529 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Optoma ES529 as follows:
40
Features
Average Features
25
Age
4 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£101 Over 1 Year
33
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £101 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma ES529 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the ES529 will cost £101 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in December 2012.

Features

Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma ES529 of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 60% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma ES529's bulb power of only 200W is fairly small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 23% of all 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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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma ES529 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ES529 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ES529 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma ES529 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This Optoma multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma ES529's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma ES529's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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00796435416720

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