Optoma HD30 Review
|7 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|4 Years Old|
|£99 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 44?
It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Homecinemachoice.com plus one other site. Sony 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 projectors 2017.
The HD30 has running costs of £99 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Very dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Optoma HD30 In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Expert Reviews Are Good
Very Good Brand
We checked 2,447 user and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. We also found that Optoma has very good reviews specifically for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The Optoma HD30 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
At only 1,600 ANSI lumen, the Optoma HD30 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The Optoma HD30 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma HD30 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).
Quite Quiet Noise Level
Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB. The Optoma HD30 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 26 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD30 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since April 2013.
OK Running Costs
The HD30 has an average running cost of £99 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.