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Optoma HD28DSE

£499.97
Optoma HD28DSE
92
Reviews
36 Reviews + 3 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
70
Value for Money
Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
This multimedia projector has superb picture quality, a sharp image and it's good for playing games on. It's a fully featured and award winning 1080p average noise level multimedia projector, with a good price.
benchmark.pl Good Product Trusted Reviews Recommended projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
1920 X 1080 (1080p) 34dB High 3,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD28DSE number 246 in 3D projectors and number 415 across all projectors.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
88
Features
71
Value for Money
74
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 36 reviews. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews and more industry awards from Benchmark.pl plus one other site.
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 projectors 2019.
The HD28DSE has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Wireless
Long lamp life
Amazing colours
24p
Dynamic black
DARBEE
Horizontal and vertical keystone + four corner adjustment

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

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.2 stars (36 reviews)

50%

of Customers Would Recommend
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The Optoma HD28DSE has received a Recommended Award from Trusted Reviews.
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Highly Rated Award

It's received a Highly Rated Award from projectorcentral.com.
Highly Rated from projectorcentral.com

Good Product Award

It's received a Good Product Award from benchmark.pl.
Good Product from benchmark.pl

What Are People Saying About the Optoma HD28DSE?

Picture Quality
12
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Price
5
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3d Quality
0
1
Design
3
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Noise Level
1
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Features
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0
Sound Quality
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Ease of Use
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8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... Darbee processing in their new HD28DSE DLP projector... THE OPTOMA HD28DSE is a fantastic value and the first display of any kind to include Darbee Visual ...
    hometheaterhifi.com 30 Dec 2015
  • ... w... The Optoma HD28DSE impressed me. Having seen other projectors in this price range that offered decent performance, I was expecting something similar ...
    hometheaterreview.com 12 Jun 2016
  • ... entry level specs – plus imaging technology to make the pic... For a more affordable, gamer-friendly model, this Optoma makes a solid upgrade choice ...
    gadgetreview.com 8 Feb 2018
  • ... the features set is apart from other's in it's price range... Price - Mid range in price, there are many, more expensive projectors, but comparing this ...
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 29 Oct 2015
  • Most People Thought it Was a Great Size
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    Eight People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE was well designed, good-looking and had a good case.

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    Well Designed
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... handheld). Great for dusting and crumbs. Okay with loose pet hairs. Well designed dock. Reasonable sized bin. 9.5 mins on full power. Small dusting brush. ...
    Trusted Reviews 21 Sep 2015
  • Clear image, quiet operation, nice design. Inputs on the side are nice for shelf mounting or near wall applications. Rainbow effect is evident.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 10 Nov 2015
  • ... Big bin. Ball won't flip. Topoftheline cleaning performance. Clever design avoids tipping. Pet hair removal tool really does work. Easy to empty and no ...
    techradar.com/au/ 3 Nov 2015
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    Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Six People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE was easy to use and had good controls.

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    Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Easy to use and Great Picture. NONE so far.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 23 Nov 2015
  • ... adjustable height, but I can put a book under the feet... Easy To Set Up. Easy to use. Small Footprint. Height Not Adjustable.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 17 Jan 2016
  • ... as I have none to compare against. However 3D and system is simple and easy to use. I am unsure why one person is complaining about the fan. I assume that ...
    A. - Amazon.co.uk 11 Dec 2016
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    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Owners Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Several people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE had a powerful motor and had good features.

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    Has a Powerful Motor
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • I love the power of this unit with crisp output and res...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jul 2016
  • ... with loose pet hairs. Well designed dock. Reasonable sized bin. 9.5 mins on full power. Small dusting brush. Snapclean filter unnecessary. Bin emptying ...
    Trusted Reviews 21 Sep 2015
  • ... Limited zoom range and rainbow effect could be problems for some. Excellent suction power. Brilliant Musclehead tool for hard floors. TangleFree Turbine ...
    techradar.com/au/ 3 Nov 2015
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    Has Good Features
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought the Optoma HD28DSE Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    Some Customers Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE was quiet.

  • Clear image, quiet operation, nice design. Inputs on the side are nice for shelf mounting or near wall applications. Rainbow effect is evident.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 10 Nov 2015
  • ... research I had settled on this one. My concerns were a) would the black levels be good enough b) the fan noise be distracting and c) the picture be bright ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Feb 2017
  • Over 20 People Thought it Produced a Good Picture Quality

    Several people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE had excellent picture quality, was good for playing games on and had a sharp image.

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    Has Brilliant Picture Quality
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... entertainment projector is small, light, inexpensive, and delivers reasonably good image quality for 2D and 3D...Small and light. Full 1080p resolution ...
    PC Mag 17 Nov 2015
  • ... was a pleasant surprise for me, and enabled the possibility of getting the best image possible under my room conditions. I am not sure about the 3000 lumens ...
    Jose - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Nov 2016
  • ... ratio. I love it. Eif... This is a fantastic projector. It provides awesome images with real-life picture. Two thumbs up Highly recommended. None so far.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 18 Dec 2015
  • Easy to use and Great Picture. NONE so far.
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 23 Nov 2015
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Good for Playing Games On
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Sharp Image
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good 3D Picture Quality

    Two people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE had a bad 3D picture quality.

  • ... turned off completely. Nothing gave me the look of my old projector. The 3d was problematic. The 3d worked only with downloads in the side-by-side format. ...
    Kent - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Dec 2015
  • ... The discs would not play. An error message appeared on the screen stating that either my player or display was not capable of 3d. I returned the projector ...
    Kent - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Dec 2015
  • Some People Thought it Had a Superior High Def Picture

    Two people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE was good at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... to use.The HD28DSE has two of those thing... Is this the most detailed Full HD image from a budget projector? Absolutely. And that's all down to Darbee ...
    techradar.com/au/ 3 Nov 2015
  • ... to use.The HD28DSE has two of those things... Is this the most detailed Full HD image from a budget projector? Absolutely. And that's all down to Darbee ...
    Techradar 4 Nov 2015
  • Two People Thought it Had a Bad Remote Control

    Two people thought that the Optoma HD28DSE had a bad remote control.

  • ... Sharp picture. Compact and portable. Terrific value. Lens shift. Dimmer remote backlight. Better black levels.
    hometheaterhifi.com 30 Dec 2015
  • ... Sharp picture. Compact and portable. Terrific value. Lens shift. Dimmer remote backlight. Better black levels. Small and light. Full 1080p resolution in ...
    testedtechnology.co.uk 6 Jan 2016
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Sound Quality
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    How Good Are Optoma Projectors?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
    High contrast ratio
    Longer than average service life of lamp
    Has a built-in speaker
    Supports 3D
    Has a handheld remote control
    Supports full HD
    RoHS compliance
    Supports password protection
    Has an Ethernet LAN
    Average noise level
    Dimmer than average projector brightness
    Smaller than average bulb power

    What the Reviews Say

    Eight people thought it was nicely designed
    Six people thought it was easy to use
    The majority of owners thought it had well designed technical features
    Some customers thought it had an acceptable noise level
    Over 20 people thought it produced a good picture quality
    Some people thought it had a superior high def picture
    Some owners thought it did not have a good 3D picture quality
    Two people thought it had a bad remote control
    1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

    The HD28DSE has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best). §.

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    High Contrast Ratio

    The Optoma HD28DSE has a High contrast ratio which is higher than the Medium contrast ratio found on most multimedia projectors. The contrast ratio of all multimedia projectors ranges from Very Low (worst) to Ultra High (best). A contrast ratio of between 10,000 and 100,000:1.

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

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    Average Noise Level
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    The Optoma HD28DSE's noise level of 34dB is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

    What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
    Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

    The Optoma HD28DSE's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 30% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

    What does "projector brightness" mean? Less Edit
    Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
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    The HD28DSE's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than 77% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,400h.

    What does "service life of lamp" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The Optoma HD28DSE has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Supports 3D
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    The Optoma HD28DSE supports 3D, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

    What is 3D? Less Edit
    Has a Handheld Remote Control
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    The Optoma HD28DSE has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

    What is a handheld remote control? Less Edit
    Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

    The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The HD28DSE's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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

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

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    Supports Password Protection

    The HD28DSE supports password protection, which is unusual. 86% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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    Has an Ethernet LAN
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    The Optoma HD28DSE has an Ethernet LAN. 52% of multimedia projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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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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    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 people thought it was fairly priced
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    Age

    Optoma HD28DSE Release Date

    December 2015

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    When Are Most New Optoma Data Projectors Released?

    We couldn't see any prominent pattern in the release dates for new Optoma data projectors over the last 3 years.

    In 2018 most new Optoma projectors were released in September, with 14 new Optoma projectors released that month. In January 2017, six new Optoma projectors were released making it the biggest month that year for new Optoma data projector releases. March was the biggest month in 2016 for new Optoma projectors, with 17 new Optoma projectors released that month.

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    How Fast Do Optoma Projector Prices Drop After Release?

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

    That means that on a typical Optoma data projector costing £1,538 you could save on average £40 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Optoma HD28DSE Manuals and Brochures

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    Optoma HD28DSE Specification

    Key Features
    Projector Native Resolution
    Noise Level
    Contrast Ratio
    Performance
    Noise Level (Economic Mode)
    Horizontal Scan Range
    Vertical Scan Range
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Password Protection
    Projector
    Projector Brightness
    Keystone Correction, Horizontal
    Keystone Correction, Vertical
    Uniformity
    Zoom Capability
    Zoom Ratio
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Projection Distance
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Screen Size Compatibility
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Projection Technology
    Colour Depth
    Zoom Type
    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
    Video
    3D
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Full HD
    Supported Video Modes
    Video Colour Modes
    Supported 3D Formats
    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 Indicators
    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)
    Certificates
    RoHS Compliance
    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 hd28dsewhite, optoma 9577201gc0e, acoustic hd28dse, optoma 1080p

    Barcodes

     00796435812300,  05055387629295

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