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Optoma H182X Projector

£299.99
23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £78.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Popular choice
Not robust
47 Reviews
Box £299.99 Go to Store
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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this 23000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector on average 90%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Optoma Has Good Data Projector Reviews

We checked 1,873 user and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 23000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Eight people agreed that this projector was good value for money. P Miller mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Cheap replacement bulbs”. They also wrote “Not bad for the price” in their review. Oubari gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “A great performance for the price”.


Design

Not Robust

Two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was not well made. In April last year Paige Jordan wrote in her review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “The built in speakers are nasty to listen to” however despite that she still gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Vishal Kapoor said on expert website Amazon “In built speakers are slow” in their review of this projector but in spite of that they still scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Product Quality

Ten owners who bought the product mentioned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “Really good quality projector for the price you pay”. Two years ago P Miller wrote “Easy to set up, Good picture quality, Bright Bulb, Lightweight” but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Matteo scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Amazon “Pleased by the quality.” in their Optoma H182X review.

Easy to Use

Four owners agreed that it was easy to setup. Martin Finnucane said “Very easy to setup” in his review of this projector.

Two customers said in their reviews that this projector was easy to use the menus. Modern Savage mentioned in their review of this projector “The setup was easy and the menus are reasonably intuitive” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma H182X is ceiling mountable. Most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Other

Popular Choice

Across all projectors, the H182X is one the top selling products currently on the market.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this projector was released.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The H182X is typical compared to the other data projectors of this age and spec that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the H182X will cost £79 over 1 year to run.


Good Picture Quality

Four customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. David mentioned in his review of this projector on expert website Amazon “Love this projector, great image quality and sharpness”. Two years ago M. Green said on expert website Amazon “Picture quality is slightly sharper projected on a 120" screen with new projector”. They also mentioned “Picture quality excellent” in their review.

Three people who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Matteo rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Colors are great (they feel natural); - Brightness is satisfying (still can enjoy it on cloudy days.”. John David Phillips mentioned last year “That has made the colours much much better for me” in his review of this projector. He also wrote “It was just the colours that seemed off” in his review.

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Good Sound Quality

Three owners who bought the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. M. Green said on expert review site Amazon “Both built in speakers are the same”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma H182X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the DELL 1450, or the Optoma H114 (£359.98) which both of have better reviews.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers concluded that the Optoma H182X was noisy. Matteo wrote on expert review site Amazon “A bit noisy, nothing tremendous” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Martin Finnucane mentioned in his review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “My only quibble is that the projector is a little noisy.”.

Two people who bought it concluded that it was quiet. Sundeep Kaushal wrote on expert review site Amazon “Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise”. Brian Smyth mentioned on expert review site Amazon “When it is in a silent room it can be heard.” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma H182X does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector do support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the DELL 1450, or the Optoma H114 (£359.98).

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HD-Ready

The Optoma H182X is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma H182X has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Optoma H114 (£359.98) (3,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma H182X is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma H182X is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma H182X has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma H182X does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out more than a year ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma H182X has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector range from 140W to 470W.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma H182X has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma H182X has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435812430, 05055387629226

Optoma H182X Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma H182X review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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