Optoma EW400
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Optoma EW400

A 4 year old 15000:1 280 x 800 data projector with moderate reviews and alright features
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 29dB Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma EW400 Review

With good reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Optoma EW400 as follows for Summary.
2 Reviews
Average Features
3 Years Old
£100 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 64%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £100 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Very big bulb power
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Optoma EW400 In-Depth Analysis


Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a score of 80% from expert review website PC

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Optoma Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EW400 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The Optoma EW400's bulb power of 2,400W is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma EW400 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 71% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EW400 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma EW400 of only 29dB is in the quietest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma EW400 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution amongst similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EW400 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The EW400 has an average running cost of £100 over 1 year based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958qj01gc0e
Barcodes 05052184184149, 05054484584018, 05054533584013, 05060059048458, 05712505219799