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Optoma HD131

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Optoma HD131
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A very economical to run and fully featured 1080p 18000:1 contrast ratio data projector
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 18000:1 Yes Jul 2014
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Optoma HD131 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD131 number 422 in 3D projectors.
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Reviews
273 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has brilliant user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report inferior technical features.
The HD131 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Very quiet noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Ultimate 3d projector
Fantastic full 3d 1080p image quality
Crystal clarity - 20,000:1 contrast
Bright vivid colours - 2000 ANSI lumens
Sharper more detailed projection with 1920 x 1080p pixels, perfect for watching blu-ray movies without downscaling or compression.colour guarantee
We are so confident that the hd131x image colour quality will remain as good as the day you bought it that optoma will guarantee it for five years.full 3d
Using the inherent speed of DLP technology, the optoma hd131x full 3d projector can display true 3d content from almost any 3d display device, including 3d blu-ray, ps3, xbox and sky3d.24p
Most movies are shot at 24 frames per second. to preserve the purity of the original image the hd131x can accept high definition sources at 24 frames per second and so to display movies exactly as the director intended.dynamic black
Now that all the latest 3d movies have arrived on blu-ray 3d you can enjoy the same jaw-dropping 3d cinema experience at home, now in fantastic 1080p full high definition.powerful audio
Complete your home cinema experience with the powerful on-board 10w speaker. offering exceptional sound quality the hd131x is easy to set up without the need for costly external speakers.long lamp life
The new lamp technology incorporated into the hd131x extends lamp life up to an incredible 6000 hours. if you watch a two hour movie every day then typically the lamp will last for over 8 years.quick resume
Save time by not waiting for the projector to cool down before it can power up again. if the projector is accidentally turned off, this feature allows the projector to be instantly powered on again, if selected within a period of 100 seconds.the only thing left is the glasses

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Optoma HD131 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including lydogbillede.dk, ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no and audiovideohd.fr the average expert rating of this Optoma data projector is 70%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 269 user reviews this data projector has an outstanding average user rating. 115 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

23 customers considered that the product was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

19 owners who purchased this projector concluded that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine owners who reviewed the Optoma HD131 thought it was easy to use the menus, six customers agreed that this projector was easy to use and three people who reviewed this projector considered that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Inferior Technical Features

Two customers reckoned that it did not have good features.

  • Not advanced features like lens shift, memory etc…
    Taz (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2013
  • It doesn't have all the bells and whistles that more expensive projectors boast about.
    808bob (Bestbuy.com) - February 2014

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 customers considered that this projector had good picture quality and three people said in their reviews that this projector had good colour saturation.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report That it is Robust

Six owners who reviewed this projector thought it was well made.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it had good sound quality.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Eight owners who reviewed this projector agreed that it was quiet.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HD131 is only £47, which makes it one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Optoma data projector was released in July 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD131 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma HD131 of only 26dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD131's contrast ratio (typical) of 18,000 is in the highest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma HD131 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD131 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD131 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 HD131 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD131 of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma HD131 supports password protection, unlike 87% of data projectors which do not support password protection.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other projectors, the Optoma HD131 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD131 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD131 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD131 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD131 of 240W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 42% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Optoma HD131 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma native1080p, optoma hd131xw, optoma hd131xe, optoma hd25lv, optoma 1080p

Barcodes:

00071030574854, 00665164774961, 00717990806795, 00796435812065, 00796435812133, 05052184790494, 05053973110042, 05060059047581, 05060059048137, 05060059049578, 07964358120656, 07964358121332

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