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Optoma HD26LV Projector

25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 3,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date £83.49 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 1,873 expert and owner reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically within its 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector has been on the market since March 2016.


Energy

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the HD26LV is £84, which is typical compared to the other 5 data projectors of a similar age and type.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD26LV supports full HD. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector also support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support full HD and we think because of its better review score, the Optoma H183X (£299) is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider including the Infocus SP1080 (£442.44), or the Optoma HD240W (£414.45).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD26LV has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Optoma H183X (£299) which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to consider including the Infocus SP1080 (£442.44), or the Optoma HD240W (£414.45).

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD26LV has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. The average projector brightness of 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

We compared this projector to all the other 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors and we think because of its better review score, the Optoma GT5500 (£1,299) is also worth considering.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector range from 29dB to 34dB. The Optoma HD26LV has a very loud noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma GT5500 (£1,299) (33dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma HD26LV has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma HD26LV supports password protection, as do most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma HD26LV is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD26LV is RoHS compliance. Most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma HD26LV has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD26LV has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma HD26LV has a mounting brackets included, as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma HD26LV has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma HD26LV does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 7,000h. With a service life of lamp of 7,000 hours, the Optoma HD26LV has a very long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors that are a similar age to this data projector is 190W, the biggest is 260W, and the average bulb power is 210W. The Optoma HD26LV has one of the bigger bulb powers (210 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hd26lv
Barcodes 05055387634480

Optoma HD26LV Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma HD26LV 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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