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Optoma EX400

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Optoma EX400

£565.32
£523.38 £42 cheaper than 6 days ago
Optoma EX400
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 No Oct 2013
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Optoma EX400 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma EX400 as follows:
51
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£58 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

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Optoma EX400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 4,069 user and expert reviews (including 655 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the EX400 is £58 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2013.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma EX400 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma EX400 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 70% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma EX400's noise level of 33dB is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 59% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Optoma EX400's projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 66% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EX400 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma EX400's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 67% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EX400 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma EX400's bulb power of 240W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 40% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma EX400 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma EX400 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma EX400 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EX400 is RoHS compliance. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Optoma EX400 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EX400 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma europe ltd ex400958qe01gc0e, optoma 958qe01gc0e49640kb

Barcodes:

00767383450166, 05060059048205, 05060059048441

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