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Optoma HD161X Review
|2 Years Old|
|£78 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 43?
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This projector has running costs of only £78 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Should You Buy it Now?
Optoma HD161X Video Reviews
Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 2,445 user and expert reviews (including 398 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The Optoma HD161X is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma HD161X of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The noise level of the Optoma HD161X of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD161X supports full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma HD161X does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 76% of projectors have a built-in speaker.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The Optoma HD161X has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The Optoma HD161X's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This data projector has been on the market since May 2015.
Low Running Costs
The average running cost of the HD161X is only £78 over 1 year based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 1,763 projectors.
Value for Money
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD161X and the United Kingdom price of £900.59 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,175.00 (£1,529.38).