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Overall Score

Optoma EW631

A 5 year old 10000:1 280 x 800 projector with good features
10,000 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 29dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma EW631 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Optoma EW631 as follows for Summary.
67
Good Features
21
5 Years Old
65
£69 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Quite quiet noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma EW631 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,395 expert and user reviews (including 366 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma EW631 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across comparable types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma EW631's noise level of only 29dB is fairly quiet compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 13% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma EW631 of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 44% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma EW631's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 62% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma EW631 of 6,000h is in the longest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EW631 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EW631 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EW631 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma EW631 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of multimedia projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma EW631 is HD-Ready. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Optoma EW631 does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Optoma released the EW631 in July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The EW631 is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the EW631 will cost £69 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma p148837p, e1p1f051e001

Barcodes:

05060059046492

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