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Optoma HD30

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Optoma HD30

£1,099.00
Optoma HD30
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digitallife.se Recommended homecinemachoice.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 1080p 25000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with low running costs and one of the quietest noise levels on the market
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 25000:1 Yes Apr 2013
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Optoma HD30 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma HD30 number 168 in best selling projectors, number 428 in 3D projectors and number 740 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
8 Reviews + 2 Awards
55
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
58
Age
4 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Homecinemachoice.com 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 data projectors 2018.
The HD30 has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Very quiet noise level
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Amazing colours
Colour guarantee
Full HD 1080p
Dynamic black
Audio WOW - SRS WOW HD surround sound
SRS WOW HD features
Long lamp life
3D glasses included

Optoma HD30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Review websites Homecinemachoice.com and Digitallife.se both concluded that they would recommend this Optoma data projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 80 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, digitallife.se, hifitest.de and homecinemachoice.com.

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Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,311 owner and expert reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,099.00 it is more expensive than 67% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The HD30 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HD30 will cost £72 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD30 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma HD30's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 94% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma HD30 of only 1,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD30 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD30 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD30 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD30 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD30 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Optoma HD30

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