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Optoma HD28DSE

£699.99
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A breathtakingly high contrast ratio and very economical to run moderate noise level 1080p projector, with a good price and multiple awards
34dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 30000:1 Yes Nov 2015
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Optoma HD28DSE Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Optoma HD28DSE number 212 in 3D projectors and number 302 across all projectors.
89
Reviews
31 Reviews + 3 Awards
70
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£48 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews and more industry awards from Benchmark.pl plus one other site. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Optoma projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
The HD28DSE has running costs of only £48 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report good picture quality but unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £469.99 on eBay 79 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Optoma HD28DSE In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most highly awarded.

This Optoma data projector received a "Recommended" award from review site Trusted Reviews who said that this multimedia projector was very good.

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that this data projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and Projectorcentral.com gave it a "Highly Rated" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 11 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, PC Mag and hifitest.de this projector has an overall expert rating of 77 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 20 user reviews this multimedia projector has an average user rating of 81%. Over 73% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought the Optoma HD28DSE mentioned that it was noisy.

Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed the Optoma HD28DSE agreed that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two people concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 52% of projectors, it has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £699.99 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Optoma HD28DSE of $500.00 (£693.55) in the United States. That's a saving of £6.44.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the HD28DSE is only £48 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in November 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD28DSE has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the HD28DSE of 30,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 8% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The HD28DSE's noise level of 34dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 45% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the Optoma HD28DSE of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The HD28DSE's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 64% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD28DSE has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD28DSE supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The HD28DSE has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the HD28DSE of only 210W is smaller than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The HD28DSE supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD28DSE is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Password Protection

The HD28DSE supports password protection. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd28dsewhite, optoma 9577201gc0e, acoustic hd28dse

Barcodes:

00796435812300, 05055387629295

Optoma HD28DSE

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