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Optoma HD90
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Optoma HD90 Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 23dB 1,200 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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Created for discerning viewers the HD90 sets a new standard for colour performance with consistent, breath-taking, perfectly balanced colours from the first time, every time and for years to come.... More
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 90% from This means that projector experts think this projector is one of the better similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Optoma multimedia projectors have good reviews on average and across all multimedia projectors Optoma is one of the superior manufacturers.

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD90 supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD90 do not support full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other multimedia projectors which support full HD and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-HW55ES[plb_1603525_price], and the Epson EH-TW9000[plb_1751108_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Optoma HD90 supports 3D.

Other projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to look at include the Sony VPL-HW55ES[plb_1603525_price], or the Epson EH-TW9000[plb_1751108_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma HD90 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector). This multimedia projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 20,000 hours, the Optoma HD90 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the HD90. Multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,700h.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the HD90 the noise levels range from 20dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. The Optoma HD90 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 23 decibels) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Epson EH-TW9000[plb_1751108_price] (32dB and higher rated), or the Sony VPL-HW55ES[plb_1603525_price] (21dB and higher rated).

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD90 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the HD90 do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 1,200 ANSI lumen, the Optoma HD90 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD90. Multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the HD90 have projector brightnesss of between 300 ANSI lumens and 9,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,900 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the Optoma HD90 does not support wi-Fi.

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Not Cheap

We checked 68 projectors of a similar spec and age and they range in price from £162 to £19,058. We think that this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other projectors of a similar spec and age.

Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 140W to 580W. When compared to other projectors of a comparable type and age to the HD90 that we have checked, the bulb power of the Optoma HD90 of only 147 Watts is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Uniformity

With a uniformity of only 80 percent, the Optoma HD90 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. The smallest uniformity of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the HD90 is 80%, the biggest is 130%, and the average uniformity is 84%.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD90

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the HD90 will cost £83 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 118 data projectors of this type and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market for over two years.


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Electricity cost when switched on £78.52
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.21
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Optoma HD90uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers multi 1080p3, optoma 1080p3, multi 1080p3d, optoma 1080p3d, optoma 958sj01gc0, optoma 958sj01gc0e
Barcodes 00796435811990, 05060059048564, 07964358119902

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