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Optoma HD161X

Optoma HD161X
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A fully featured and very economical to run 1080p 3D projector, with an industry award and one of the quietest noise levels around
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 40000:1 Yes May 2015
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Optoma HD161X Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD161X number 523 in 3D projectors.
82
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

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 data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £56 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.
The HD161X has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Native full HD 1080p resoution (1920 x 1080) for the best digital home cinema experience
PureMotion eliminates motion blur and image judder, perfect for fast-action movies and sports
DynamicBlack produces 40,000:1 contrast ratio for deeper blacks with exceptional shadow detail
All glass, milti-coated lens with vertical lens shift and 1.5x zoom ratio for superior focus and installation flexibility

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Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

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

Good Expert Reviews

This projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from data projector expert review site PC Mag.

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Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The HD161X is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HD161X will cost £56 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD161X has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma HD161X of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD161X's contrast ratio (typical) 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. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD161X's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 10% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 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, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD161X does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD161X of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

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

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD161X is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161X supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

Barcodes:

00796435812348

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