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Optoma HD36

£844.78
£799.99 £44.79 cheaper than 18 days ago
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An award winning 30000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with average features and one of the loudest noise levels on the market
30000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 27dB Oct 2014
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Optoma HD36 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Optoma HD36 number 375 across all projectors.
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4 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
66
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has not bad expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Sony 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 HD36 has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma HD36 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This projector was given a "Recommended" award by review website Trusted Reviews who thought that this data projector was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and avforums.com the average expert rating of this projector is 77 out of 100.

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Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £799.99 it is more expensive than 54% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £45 (5%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD36 and the United Kingdom price of £799.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,738.75 (£2,259.51).

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Features

3D-Ready

The Optoma HD36 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD36's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD36 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, unlike 88% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma HD36 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the Optoma HD36 of 310W is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD36 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma HD36's noise level of only 27dB is in the quietest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the HD36 in October 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the HD36 will cost £115 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma e1p0f0g1e0z1, optoma 1920x1080, optoma hd36
Barcodes 05060059049691

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