Optoma H182X
Optoma H182X
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Optoma H182X

A very cheap 23000:1 280 x 800 projector with good features and very low running costs
23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 29dB Sep 2015
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Optoma H182X Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma H182X number 9 across all projectors.
48 Reviews
Good Features
1 Year Old
£79 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £79 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 19% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and it is easy to use. However they also report that it is not robust.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

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Optoma H182X In-Depth Analysis


User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this projector rated this projector 90% on average. Over 89% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Not Robust

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was not well made.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

10 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to setup and two people who purchased it thought it was easy to use the menus.

Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality and three people who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed the Optoma H182X concluded that it was quiet.

  • A bit noisy, nothing tremendous…
    Matteo (Amazon) - April 2016
  • When it is in a silent room it can be heard.
  • Fan noise is noticeable and not constant so pitch goes up…
    M. Green (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Good keystone settings to get picture square on games mode with no noticeable lag doesn't get too hot fan not too noisy bad points short power cable, not long enough for ceiling mounting no case Update…
    PHIL (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise…

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £389.08 it is cheaper than 86% of projectors.

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The Optoma H182X is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma H182X is RoHS compliance. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma H182X does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma H182X of only 190W is in the smallest 3% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma H182X of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma H182X has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most 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 quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma H182X's noise level of only 29dB is fairly quiet compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma H182X has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released in September 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The H182X is one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the H182X will cost only £79 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435812430, 05055387629226

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