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Optoma HD23 Projector

500:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Nov 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £74.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Low running costs
Unacceptable noise level
7 Reviews + 3 Awards
01net.com 4 Star altomdata.dk Test Winner projectorreviews.com Special Interest Award

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Techradar, 01net.com, datatid.dk and altomdata.dk this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 85%. This means that data projector experts think this projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Projectors built by Optoma are some of the better projectors according to average user and expert reviews.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The HD23 is in the cheapest 13% of all 8 projectors of this type and age that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the HD23 is only £75.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people considered that the product was noisy. Five years ago website Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “A bit noisy in full power mode (typical for the price”.

A Bit Noisy

Two people considered that the product was noisy. Five years ago website Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “A bit noisy in full power mode (typical for the price”.


Price

Competitive Price, Compact and Sturdy, Colourful, Bright Images With Impressive Detail Levels

Two customers who reviewed the Optoma HD23 concluded that it was good value for money. Website Projectorreviews.com said “Competitive price, compact and sturdy, colourful, bright images with impressive detail levels” in their review of this projector. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “There’s nothing in the ’s appearance or specification to suggest it’s comfortably the most affordable projector in its class” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.


Great Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the Optoma HD23 concluded that it had good picture quality. Website Projectorreviews.com wrote “Respectable shadow detail”.


Design

Easy to Setup

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Website Projectorreviews.com mentioned “Easy to setup” in their review of this projector.

Great Picture Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Website Projectorreviews.com mentioned in their review of this projector “Great picture quality”. They also wrote “It is more intended for less well designed rooms” in their review.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was November 2012 when this projector was released.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD23 supports full HD. Most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD23 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD23 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 29 decibels, the Optoma HD23 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector. The quietest noise level of 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 29dB and the loudest is 37dB.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435811488, 05060059047147

Optoma HD23 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma HD23 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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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