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Optoma H182X Projector

23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Jul 2015
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- Bright vivid colours 3,200 ANSI lumens.- Full 3D and HD Ready 720p.- High contrast - 23,000:1 contrast ratio.- Easy connectivity - HDMI and built-in speaker. Created for home entertainment, the... More
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22 Reasons For

Easy to Use

Some Optoma H182X reviewers who bought it said that it was easy to setup. Edifinders said in their Optoma H182X review on Amazon two years ago “Very quick and easy to set up” and gave it a score of 4 stars. P Miller mentioned on Amazon “Easy to set up, Good picture quality, Bright Bulb, Lightweight” in their Optoma H182X review although they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Sundeep Kaushal wrote “Really easy to set up”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma H182X was easy to use the menus. John David Phillips said on Amazon “None of the default settings seemed good enough” and scored this projector 80 out of 100. M. Green mentioned in their Optoma H182X review on Amazon “The 181x had a better sync menu for altering the sound to the video if taking sound from the audio out on the projector itself” and rated it 4 stars.

One customer who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was easy to use. T. Mcewan mentioned on Amazon “It would seem the quality control is a bit hit-and-miss for these things, so make sure you fully test it well within the exchange period”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Optoma H182X reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. In January last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Had it for about a 8 months, as a replacement to my acer 3d projector, reasonable for the price, good quality, no complaints”. Amazon Customer also said “So awesome! For the price i am so happy with this projector, would recomend without a doubt”. Brian Smyth said in his review of this projector on Amazon last year “Unbelievably good value”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. P Miller said in their Optoma H182X review “Cheap replacement bulbs”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Several Optoma H182X reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Emem scored the product very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Best image and 3d and everything” in their review of the Optoma H182X. Matteo said “You definitely can't fully appreciate its potential for obvious reasons); - 3D is fun, glad to have this functionality even if not essential; - Light weighted thus easy to carry” in their Optoma H182X review.

Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma H182X reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. M. Green wrote “Picture quality excellent” in their review of the Optoma H182X. M. Green also said “Picture quality is slightly sharper projected on a 120" screen with new projector”.

A number of people who purchased this projector reckoned that it had good colour saturation. John David Phillips wrote on Amazon last year “It was just the colours that seemed off” in his Optoma H182X review and gave the Optoma H182X a rating of 4 stars. John David Phillips also mentioned “That has made the colours much much better for me”. In the same month M C Fryer mentioned “The colours are amazing, 3D is good, throw works well in a small room (my screen is now 190cms wide”.

One Optoma H182X owner mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma H182X was good for playing games on. Two years ago Veetee said “Need to buy another speaker system now! Great for games” in their Optoma H182X review.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Really good quality projector for the price you pay”. David wrote “Love this projector, great image quality and sharpness”. Eugene Maher said in his review on Amazon “Happy enough with quality for the”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers reckoned that the product was noisy. M. Green mentioned in their Optoma H182X review two years ago “Fan noise is noticeable and not constant so pitch goes up”. Paige Jordan gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “The projector fan isn't very loud, I can't hear it with music or a film playing” in her Optoma H182X review.

Some customers who reviewed the Optoma H182X agreed that it was quiet. Brian Smyth wrote in his review of the Optoma H182X on Amazon “When it is in a silent room it can be heard.”. Sundeep Kaushal wrote two years ago “Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise” and scored the product 5 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Five Optoma H182X owners who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Howard Rogerson gave the product a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Amazing for the price you can't go wrong with this 3d hd ready projector watched avatar 3d last night on the 120 inch screen with the projector”. Matteo mentioned on Amazon “It is only HD”. Matteo also wrote “If you can invest 100£ more and buy the Full HD version (h141x”.

A Top Selling Projector

The H182X is one the best selling projector currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all Optoma projectors and also specifically for Optoma 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors and found that in both cases Optoma had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Size

One customer who reviewed it said that it was easy to carry around. One Optoma H182X reviewer said in their reviews that the Optoma H182X was lightweight.

One Optoma H182X reviewer considered that it was compact. T. Mcewan mentioned on Amazon “On the whole, this is a really nice bit of kit - aesthetically pleasing, compact, very affordable, superb quality picture, good brightness” but despite that they only gave this projector a score of 60 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

A number of Optoma H182X owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. Ian O'brien wrote on Amazon in January last year “If you have anything electronically HD related that has a HDMI socket, you can connect it to this projector”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of people reckoned that this projector had good sound quality.

Robust

A number of Optoma H182X reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Optoma H182X was well made. M. Green said on Amazon two years ago “Both built in speakers are the same” in their review of this projector. Paige Jordan mentioned in her review of the Optoma H182X “The built in speakers are nasty to listen to” and gave the product an excellent review.

Nice Design

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was good looking. Cp said on Amazon “Rather than get a replacement of the same model, I bought the 2013 which works beautifully” in their review of the Optoma H182X yet they gave this projector a score of 20 out of 100.

One Optoma H182X owner thought this projector was aesthetic.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma H182X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year.

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper data projectors such as the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price], or the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price].

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Supports 3D

The Optoma H182X supports 3D. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the H182X also support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors which support 3D currently available including cheaper multimedia projectors such as the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma H182X supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's 17% less resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). This multimedia projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all projectors of this age and spec ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 4096 x 2160.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Optoma H182X is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector.

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Very High Number of Colours

Multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year have numbers of colours of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 880M. When compared to other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the H182X that we have assessed the number of colours of, the Optoma H182X's number of colours of 1,073.4 million is one of the highest.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of only 29 decibels, the Optoma H182X has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst similar spec data projectors of this age. The average noise level (economic mode) of data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the H182X is 32dB.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the Optoma H182X is quite light compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. Similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the H182X have weights of between 2.1kg and 33kg.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The Optoma H182X has a fairly low power consumption (economy mode) (only 191 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. Data projectors that are a comparable age to the H182X have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 38W and 890W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 350W.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One person who reviewed the Optoma H182X concluded that it was not good for ceiling mounting.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma H182X does not support full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support full HD including the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the H182X, the Optoma H182X does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Uniformity

The average uniformity of projectors that have been available for more than a year is 82%, and the uniformitys range from 70% to 95%. With a uniformity of only 75 percent, the Optoma H182X has one of the smaller uniformitys amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma H182X has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the H182X. Similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the H182X have bulb powers of between 190W and 470W.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the H182X is 2W and the highest is 20W. The Optoma H182X has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the H182X.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Optoma H182X is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most projectors of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Optoma H182X which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Optoma H182X is a one HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the H182X have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Optoma H182X has a fairly small optical zoom (only 1.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the H182X. Similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the H182X have optical zooms of between 1x and 2x, and the average optical zoom is 1.3x.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Optoma H182X

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma H182X has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the H182X.

We compared this projector to all the other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors and we think cheaper projectors such as the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price] is also worth considering.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Optoma H182X has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma H182X has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the H182X.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price] (34dB and cheaper), or the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price] (33dB and cheaper).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Technical Details
RS-232C
HD Type

User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
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So awesome! For the price i am so happy with this projector, would recomend without a doubt.

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Oubari
(Verified Purchase)

Highly recommened. A great performance for the price. To me, it is the cheapest of the best Home Cinema projector. Do not go any cheaper!

Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Cliente Amazon
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Everything perfect...

Reviewed 18 July 2016 by R. Hopkirk Gwyn-Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Good project and good price, easy set up and automatic search for input and would recommend...

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Martin Finnucane
(Verified Purchase)

The projector arrived promptly and was securely packaged. Very easy to setup. The picture is amazing, better than any home cinema I've seen. My only quibble is that the projector is a little... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Had it for about a 8 months, as a replacement to my acer 3d projector, reasonable for the price, good quality, no complaints.

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased the H182X. Paid £299.99 for it and for this price I cannot fault it. Great image even though it is only 720p and not too loud. Would recommend.

(Verified Purchase)

This has been my first projector and my expectations were almost entirely satisfied. PROS: - Colors are great (they feel natural); - Brightness is satisfying (still can enjoy it on cloudy days,... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by Brian Smyth
(Verified Purchase)

I have purchased this for my back room and have it ceiling mounted and hooked up to an Xbox One. When it is in a silent room it can be heard, however as soon as the sound plays (at any level),... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Emem
(Verified Purchase)

Best image and 3d and everything, Ireally like it and I am happy I sent back the cheaper ones I bought...

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