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Optoma HD161X Projector

£1,276.96
£908.21 £368.75 cheaper than 23 days ago
40000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good projector reviews
Supports full HD
1080p (1920x1080) resolution
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,873 expert and owner reviews, Optoma has good ratings for its data projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the HD161 is £91, which is typical compared to the other 51 projectors of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when this multimedia projector was released.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161 supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative data projectors which support full HD currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony VPL-HW50ES/W.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD161 is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD161 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might want to look at including the H7531D, or the H9500BD both from Acer or the Benq LX60ST which all of have better reviews.

If this Optoma projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Optoma W311 (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD161 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD161 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Optoma HD161 does not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma HD161 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 29 decibels, the Optoma HD161 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

We compared all the other 29dB noise level projectors to this data projector and we think because of its better review score, the Optoma GT760 (£448.22) is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma hd161x
Barcodes 05055387600195

Optoma HD161 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma HD161 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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