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Optoma HD83

£1,999.99
Optoma HD83
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An award winning and stunningly quiet 1080p 700:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
22dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 700:1 Yes Aug 2012
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Optoma HD83 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma HD83 number 604 in 3D projectors.
88
Reviews
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£90 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com 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 multimedia 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 HD83 has running costs of £90 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data 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
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
24P
DLP technology and 3d - the perfect partnership
PureMotion
PureD
PureColour
The only thing left is the glasses
Flexible placement
Fully automated constant height projection
Image sizes
Dynamic black
Ultimate colour control - CMS+
Optimised efficiency

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Optoma HD83 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This data projector received a "Recommended" award from both websites Avforums.com and Trusted Reviews, both of which decided that this multimedia projector was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, hifitest.de, whathifi.com and avforums.com the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 76%.

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Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 3,311 expert and owner reviews (including 530 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia 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

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,999.99 it is more expensive than 83% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The HD83 has an average 5 year running cost of £90 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Optoma released the HD83 in August 2012.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD83 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma HD83 of only 22dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD83 of only 700 is very low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD83's projector brightness of only 1,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD83 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma HD83's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 80% of all 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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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD83 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD83 of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 78% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD83 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD83 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma gvwinctt

Barcodes:

00608938504579, 00796435113247, 05060059045730

Optoma HD83

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