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Optoma HD37

Optoma HD37 Projector

£811.04
£738.25 £72.79 cheaper than 81 days ago
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20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Jun 2015
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- Native Full HD 1080p resolution for the best possible digital home cinema experience- 2600 lumens bright and 20,000:1 contrast ratio for deeper blacks and exceptional shadow detail- All glass... More
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17 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector has an average expert rating of 90%. This puts this Optoma projector in the top 1% of all the data projectors of a similar age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average Optoma 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all projectors built by Optoma.

Running Costs Are Low

The HD37 has an average running cost of only £78 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 21% of all 24 projectors of a similar spec and age.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “On the one hand, its image quality is good enough for a home theater” in their review. In October last year Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Optoma HD37 “Image quality is suitable for home theater use”. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review “Its main appeal is image quality suitable for a traditional”.

Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma HD37 owners who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag in October last year “It offers some advanced features, like support for Image-Science-Foundation-(ISF)-c” in their review of the Optoma HD37 and rated the product 4 stars. Pcmag.com also wrote “Makes up for it with excellent color and some features you wouldn't expect for the price”.

Robust

One Optoma HD37 reviewer thought it was well made. Expert review site Projectorreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “The HD37 Projector from Optoma is a solid home entertainment projector around the $1000 price range” .

Supports 3D

The Optoma HD37 supports 3D. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also support 3D.

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Supports Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the HD37, the Optoma HD37 supports full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Optoma HD37 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma HD37 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

This projector's resolution (1080p (1920x1080)) is in fact the best resolution across all 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD37.

Across similar types of projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA)|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1360 x 768 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most projectors of a similar age and spec to the HD37 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the Optoma HD37 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Optoma HD37 has one of the bigger optical zooms (1.5 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age. The smallest optical zoom of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD37 is 1x, the biggest is 1.6x, and the average optical zoom is 1.2x.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Optoma HD37 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD37 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 4,000h to 7,000h. At 7,000 hours, the Optoma HD37 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the HD37.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD37 range from 2,500h to 35,000h. At 5,000 hours, the Optoma HD37 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD37.

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7 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Optoma HD37 owner who bought this projector reckoned that it was not cheap. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com said in their review of this projector “The Optoma HD37 is a step up in price from the least expensive 1080p competition”.

£36.30 Price Increase

In the last 27 days the price of the HD37 has increased by £36.30.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a similar type and age to the HD37 do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma HD37 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD37 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37. The projector brightnesss of similar spec projectors that were released one year ago range from 800 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Optoma HD37 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Very Small Uniformity

With a uniformity of only 80 percent, the Optoma HD37 has one of the smaller uniformitys amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The uniformitys of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37 range from 80% to 90%.

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Heavy

With a weight of 3.5 kilograms, the Optoma HD37 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD37. 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD37 have weights of between 420g and 12kg, and the average weight is 3.1kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD37

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Optoma released the HD37.

Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma HD37 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the HD37.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
HDMI Version
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
12V Trigger
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (max)
USB Powered
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Technical Details
RS-232C

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(3)
14 September 2015

The Optoma HD37 home entertainment projector shows occasional rainbow artifacts, but makes up for it with excellent color and some features you wouldn't expect for the price...

Full 1080p in 2D and 3D
Two MHL HDMI connectors
Image quality is suitable for home theater use
Short lag time in testing
Shows rainbow artifacts, primarily in black and white film clips

Projectorreviews.com

The HD37 Projector from Optoma is a solid home entertainment projector around the $1000 price range.This Optoma projector is their newest, released only a couple weeks before this review was... Read more…

Although the Optoma HD37 doesn't produce 2600 lumens in its best video modes, it's plenty bright enough to throw a large image in either a traditional home theater setting or a living room. Its...

Projectorcentral.com

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 December 2015 by Guto Tarrytown
Guto Tarrytown would recommend the Optoma HD37 (Verified Purchase)

I got this piece as a gift for my girlfriend and was surprised how easy it was to install it and start using it. Did not have to read manuals to set up and the experience was positive from the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £77.40
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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