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Optoma HD50

£970.00
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A multi award winning and very economical to run quiet 1080p data projector, with very good features and an astonishingly high 50000:1 contrast ratio
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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£970.00
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Optoma HD50 16:9 Full HD Projector
£999.00
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Optoma HD50 - 2200 Ansi, DLP, Full HD, Home Cinema Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£1,090.00
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Optoma HD50 16_9 Full HD Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£1,181.21
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£1,099.00
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£1,099.00
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OPTOMA HD50 FULL HD HOME CINEMA PROJECTOR - AUTHORISED UK DEALER (Brand new, unopened) - on
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£1,099.99
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Optoma HD50 Full HD Dlp Meeting Room Projector - 2,200 lms
£1,309.98
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Optoma HD50 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD50 number 96 in best selling projectors, number 187 in 3D projectors and number 267 across all projectors.
88
Reviews
22 Reviews + 4 Awards
80
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 22 reviews. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site and more industry awards from Benchmark.pl 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
The HD50 has running costs of £56 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
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Longer than average service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

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Optoma HD50 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

Experts in multimedia projectors really like this Optoma projector and have given it four awards.

This Optoma multimedia projector was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Expert Reviews and Avforums.com, both of which concluded that this multimedia projector was very good.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this projector was very good. Benchmark.pl gave this Optoma projector an "Award" and Projectorcentral.com gave it a "Highly Rated" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 17 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, T3.com and PC Advisor.co.uk this data projector has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100.

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Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 62% of projectors, it has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. At £970.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD50 and the United Kingdom price of £970.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,669.99 (£2,300.91).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the HD50 will cost £56 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD50 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma HD50 of only 29dB is quieter than 89% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD50's contrast ratio (typical) of 50,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 7% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The Optoma HD50's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD50 of 7,000h is in the longest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD50 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD50 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD50 of 240W is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 54% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD50 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD50 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd50white, optoma qi1210

Barcodes:

00796435812096, 05060059049479

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