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Optoma HD50 Projector

£1,049.00
50000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £90.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Reasonably priced
Low running costs
17 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This projector has received four awards from experts.

The authors at websites Expert Reviews and Avforums.com both said that concluded that they would endorse this data projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of two more expert review sites both wrote that this projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Fourteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, T3.com and PC Advisor.co.uk have rated this projector on average 80 out of 100.

Optoma Has Good Data Projector Reviews

Optoma is one of the superior data projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Projectorcentral.com scored it 9 stars and wrote in their review of the Optoma HD50 “With the new Optoma HD50 home theater projector, Optoma continues a trend of delivering low-cost, high quality projectors to consumers”. Projectorcentral.com also mentioned “The black levels appear a bit better than the lower priced competitors” in their review.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the HD50 is only £91 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 34% of all the projectors of this type and age.

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Design

Good Product Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.


Good High Def TV

Two people who purchased the Optoma HD50 agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. T3.com mentioned in their review of this projector “The Optoma HD50 is a Full HD projector for those wanting to watch wall-sized movies” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Expert review site Techworld.com mentioned “HD images are exceptionally detailed, making this an ideal partner for a set-top box, Blu-ray player or next-gen games console”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner who reviewed this projector concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote “The motion issues might worry those who enjoy 3D Blu-rays”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Expert website Whathifi.com said in their Optoma HD50 review “We would avoid the PureEngine settings, especially PureMotion A punchy, colourful Blu-ray like Guardians Of The Galaxy looks crisp” .


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD50 supports full HD, as do most of the other 50000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is 3D-ready. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector also are 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector also are HD-Ready.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma HD50 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 29 decibels, the Optoma HD50 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector. The noise levels of 50000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector range from 29dB to 36dB.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD50 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD50 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma HD50 has one of the longer service life of lamps (7,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,100h.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma HD50 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by £250 (24%)

There was a cheaper price of £799 at Sevenoaks Sound & Vision 19 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 52% chance that the price will go back down. However the future is never certain and there remains a 48% chance that the price will actually go up further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD50 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma hd50rfba
Barcodes 00796435812096, 00796435825300, 05060059049479

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