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Optoma HD28DSE

Optoma HD28DSE
89
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Age
3 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 1080p average noise level data projector, with a low price. It supports 3D and full HD and has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control.
Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
High contrast ratio
Long service life of lamp (6,000h)
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
1080P
RESOLUTION
34DB
3,000 ANSI LUMENS
BRIGHTNESS
6,000H
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
210W
LAMP POWER
STANDARD
PROJECTOR
THROW RATIO
AC
POWER SOURCE
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD28DSE number 268 in 3D projectors and number 477 across all projectors.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
86
Features
77
Value for Money
72
Age

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

owners report that it has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Looking across the entire Optoma projector range, the average reviews for all Optoma data projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Wireless
Long lamp life
Amazing colours
24p
Dynamic black
DARBEE
Horizontal and vertical keystone + four corner adjustment

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each projector by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

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How Good Are Optoma Multimedia Projectors?

86
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
High contrast ratio
Long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
Supports full HD
Has an Ethernet LAN
Has a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Supports password protection
RoHS compliance
ok noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Resolution

The HD28DSE has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). That's over two times the resolution of a 1280 x 800 (WXGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360.

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High Contrast Ratio

The HD28DSE has a higher contrast ratio than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a high contrast ratio of 30000:1, whereas most projectors have a contrast ratio of between 3000:1 and 10000:1. Projectors contrast ratios range from 1000:1 and lower (worst) to 1000000:1 and higher (best). A high contrast ratio is a ratio of between 10,000:1 and 100,000:1.

A high contrast ratio is a ratio of between 10,000:1 and 100,000:1.

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ok Noise Level
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The HD28DSE's noise level of 34dB is ok compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 44% of all multimedia 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 3,800 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the HD28DSE of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Long Service Life of Lamp
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Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,500h. The HD28DSE's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 26% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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

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Supports 3D
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The Optoma HD28DSE supports 3D, which is unusual. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The HD28DSE has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The Optoma HD28DSE has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The HD28DSE's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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The HD28DSE has a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), unlike 86% of multimedia projectors which do not have a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).

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Supports Password Protection

The HD28DSE supports password protection. 86% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance
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The HD28DSE is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 83% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A projector with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Optoma HD28DSE, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This projector is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Optoma HD28DSE Release Date

December 2015

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When Are Most New Optoma Multimedia Projectors Released?

We looked at the release dates for new Optoma projectors over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any obvious trend.

The biggest month in 2018 for new Optoma projector releases was September, with 14 new Optoma projectors released that month. In 2017 most new Optoma multimedia projectors were released in January, with six new Optoma multimedia projectors released that month. In March 2016, 13 new Optoma data projectors were released making it the biggest month that year for new Optoma multimedia projector releases.

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How Fast Do Optoma Projector Prices Drop After Release?

On average Optoma data projectors drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £52 on a typical £1,570 new Optoma multimedia projector by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Optoma HD28DSE Specification

Features
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
RoHS Compliance
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Projector
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Horizontal Scan Range
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Scan Range
Uniformity
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Colour Depth
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Fixed Focal Length
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Zoom Type
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolution
Full HD
Supported Video Mode
Video Colour Modes
Supported 3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC Audio Out
HDMI Version
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector Type
AC (Power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
12V Trigger
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour
LED Indicator
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Source
Power Consumption (Economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Battery Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

optoma hd28dse

Barcodes

 00796435812300,  05055387629295

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