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Optoma FX5200

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Optoma FX5200

Optoma FX5200
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 8000:1 Yes Jul 2012
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Optoma FX5200 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Optoma FX5200 number 737 in 3D projectors.
61
Value for Money
Good
75
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data 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 2018.
It has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Eco+ green projection
Crestron roomview - network control
Clear, focused images
Rapid off
Quick resume
3D technology
Amazing colours
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Control
Audio capability
Colour guarantee
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Optoma FX5200 Video Reviews

Optoma FX5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 3,311 user and expert reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the FX5200 will cost £69 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma FX5200 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma FX5200 of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 60% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma FX5200 of 8,000 is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma FX5200 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma FX5200 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma FX5200's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 68% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma FX5200 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma FX5200 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma FX5200 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma FX5200 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma FX5200 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma FX5200 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma FX5200 of 240W is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05060059046508, 08712412441198

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