- Full HD 1080p image quality- Bright vivid colours 2800 ANSI lumens- Easy connectivity - HDMI and DVI and powerful built-in 30W speaker- Dynamic black technology - 28,000:1 contrast ratio Bright...
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20 Reasons For
Good 3D Picture Quality
Five Optoma HD151X reviewers considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. A. Banfield gave it an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “I like 3D and although I had the 3D hardware installed”. Two years ago Paul J. wrote on Amazon “The Optoma ZF2300GLASSES Active Shutter glasses I bought for it give great 3D”. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Optoma HD151X also two years ago “Until quite recently, you could expect to fork out over a grand for a brand-name Full HD projector with 3D capabilities”.
A Top Selling Projector
Across all projectors, the HD151X is one the most popular products currently available.
Several people wrote in their reviews that the Optoma HD151X was good value for money. A. Winfield wrote on Amazon “Blacks are spot on and a good price for the resolution spec” in their review. Paul J. mentioned in his Optoma HD151X review on Amazon “I think its excellent value for money” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expert website Homecinemachoice.com said “Now, though, such spec is a much more affordable proposition – Optoma's HD151X retails for just £650”.
One Optoma HD151X reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma HD151X was a bargain for the price. Last year Mindhavens mentioned “Seems a little cheap to exclude” in their review of the Optoma HD151X and rated it as very good.
Optoma Data Projectors Have Good Reviews
Optoma has good average ratings for its 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors as well as across its entire data projector range compared to other brands.
Good Picture Quality
Two Optoma HD151X owners who purchased this projector agreed that it had good picture quality. One Optoma HD151X owner wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. A. Banfield wrote on Amazon “The brightness and the colours are amazing”.
Low Running Costs
The average 1 year running cost of the HD151X is £115 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 25% of all the comparable spec data projectors that were launched more than a year ago.
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Good Product Quality
Four Optoma HD151X reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Legzakimbo wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality”. Legzakimbo also mentioned “Picture went weird, hopefully my replacement will be perfect as I've been happy with the overall quality of image”. Mindhavens mentioned in their review on Amazon “A great projector! The picture quality is fantastic”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Some Optoma HD151X reviewers reckoned that the Optoma HD151X was quiet. In January last year Billy Hopkinson wrote on Amazon “The fan is much quieter than I'm used to” in his review of this projector. Two years ago Paul J. mentioned on Amazon “The cooling fan nice and quiet” in his Optoma HD151X review.
Good High Def TV
One customer mentioned that it was good at displaying high definition TV.
One person said in their reviews that this projector was smooth. Paul J. wrote two years ago “The focus is precise and smooth and doesn't change from day to day”.
Good Sound Quality
One customer who purchased the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Prof. Nikolai Zhelev said two years ago “The only drawback are the speakers - powerful”.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD151X supports full HD. Most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago do not support full HD.
The Optoma HD151X supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the HD151X do not support 3D.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma HD151X has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the HD151X do not have a built-in speaker(s).
1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD151X is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 10% less resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). This projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 720 (HD 720). The worst resolution of all similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the HD151X is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
The Optoma HD151X is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age only have one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
The Optoma HD151X is one of the lighter 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago (only 4.5 kilograms) amongst 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The lightest projector of this age and type is 4.5kg heavy and the heaviest is 21kg.
Very Quiet Noise Level
The Optoma HD151X has one of the quieter noise levels (only 27 decibels) amongst 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors of this age and spec is 27dB, the loudest is 44dB, and the average noise level is 39dB.
Very Long Service Life of Lamp
When compared to other projectors of this age and type that we have assessed, the Optoma HD151X's service life of lamp of 2,500 hours is one of the longest. Across all the 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the HD151X the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 2,500h, and the average service life of lamp is 2,300h.
4 Reasons Against
Not Good in Terms of Size
One customer said in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Mindhavens mentioned “It's also rather heavy and depending on which mount you use its weight can pull the mount adjustment down” in their review of the Optoma HD151X.
Not Good for Ceiling Mounting
One customer considered that the product was not good for ceiling mounting. In January last year Billy Hopkinson said on Amazon “The projector itself is HUGE, mine is not ceiling mounted.” in his Optoma HD151X review but he still gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the HD151X, the Optoma HD151X does not support wi-Fi.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
Comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD151X have projector brightnesss of between 2,800 ANSI lumens and 8,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 6,400 ANSI lumens. At only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD151X has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD151X.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This data projector was released over a year ago.
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
2,800 ANSI lumens
1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range (f-F)
20.77 - 31.173
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC J, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL 4.43, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM 4.25/4.4, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
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On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, PER, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE
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