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Optoma HD161X

Optoma HD161X
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An amazingly high contrast ratio and very economical to run quiet 1080p projector, with an industry award and very good features
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 40000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Optoma HD161X Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD161X number 589 in 3D projectors.
82
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 65%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorreviews.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The HD161X has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D

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Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that this projector was very good. This was from Projectorreviews.com who gave it an "Hot Product".

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site PC Mag.

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Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the HD161X is £56 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD161X has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma HD161X of only 29dB is in the quietest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD161X of 40,000 is in the highest 8% of all data 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

The Optoma HD161X's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD161X supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD161X of only 3,000h is shorter than 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD161X has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD161X of 240W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 60% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161X supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

Barcodes:

00796435812218, 07964358122186

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