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Optoma HD161X

71

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Optoma HD161X

£986.50
Optoma HD161
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A fully featured and very economical to run quiet 1080p projector, with one of the highest contrast ratios available but representing only average value for money
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 40000:1 Yes Aug 2014
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Optoma HD161 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD161 number 185 in best selling projectors and number 652 in 3D projectors.
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Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
2D-3D conversion
Full HD 1080p
Wireless
Color guarantee
24p
Dynamic black
Full 3d
Long lamp life
Colour management system (cms)
Quieter than average noise level
PureColour
UltraDetail
PureMotion
Vertical lens shift
Super-sized home cinema
Supports 3D
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
USB-Power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £576.51 on Amazon UK 49 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Optoma HD161 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £986.50 it is more expensive than 63% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD161 and the United Kingdom price of £986.50 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $874.00 (£1,212.15).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the HD161 will cost £66 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2014.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD161 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma HD161 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

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. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD161 of 40,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma HD161 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 11% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma HD161's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 16% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD161 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD161 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma HD161's bulb power of 240W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 40% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD161 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD161 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

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05055387600195

Optoma HD161X

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