Optoma EW400


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Optoma EW400

Optoma EW400
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A classic and fully featured quiet 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with low running costs
29dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Optoma EW400 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Optoma EW400 number 603 in 3D projectors.
2 Reviews
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 64%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Optoma projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Brighter than average projector brightness
Native WXGA, 4000 ANSI lumens
USB plug and play presenting
Up to 6000 hours lamp life and 70% energy saving

Optoma EW400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

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

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Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The EW400 is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the EW400 is £72.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2013.


1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma EW400's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than 87% of all 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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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma EW400 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 76% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Optoma EW400's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma EW400 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma EW400 of only 3,500h is in the shortest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EW400 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EW400 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EW400 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958qj01gc0e


05052184184149, 05054484584018, 05054533584013, 05060059048458, 05712505219799

Optoma EW400

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