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Optoma ML1000 Projector

15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 30dB Nov 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £50.16 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Running costs are very low
Not easy to use
6 Reviews + 1 Award
gagadget.com Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This data projector was given a "Recommended" award by websites Gagadget.com who thought that this projector was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Optoma projector is 75% based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and PC Mag.

Good Brand

Based on 1,872 expert and user reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Optoma has good reviews for its projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the ML1000 is only £51, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 73 comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Good Remote Control

One Optoma ML1000 reviewer concluded that it had a good remote control. Frank P mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “The remote was better” in his review of this projector and gave it a rating of 8 stars.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One Optoma ML1000 reviewer said in their reviews that this projector was cheap. Two years ago Frank P mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “So, I ordered the Optoma ML1000P AND a competitors smaller projector (that I got a GREAT deal on) with only slightly less lumens”.


Design

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said “Optoma has delivered a stylish and powerful business aid with the ML1000”.

Not Easy to Use

One Optoma ML1000 owner thought the product was not easy to use. Pc Mag said in their Optoma ML1000 review “Touchpad controls are hard to use”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the Optoma ML1000 was quiet. Two years ago Frank P said in his review of the Optoma ML1000 on Bhphotovideo.com “It was quieter” and scored the product 6 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma ML1000 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Optoma ML1000 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors that have been available for more than two years is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago range from 700 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 1,000 ANSI lumen, the Optoma ML1000 has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the EH-TW5200 (£581.29) (2,000 ANSI lumens), or the PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 (2,000 ANSI lumens) both from Epson which also has a higher rating.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ML1000 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other data projectors of this age and type which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Video

3D-Ready

The Optoma ML1000 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also are 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ML1000 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Viewsonic PJD7820HD, or the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma ML1000 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ML1000 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma ML1000 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma ML1000 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector have noise levels of between 24dB and 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. At only 30 decibels, the Optoma ML1000 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the PJD5232 (£308.66) (32dB), or the PJD6543W (£403.52) (32dB) both from Viewsonic.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years, the service life of lamp of the Optoma ML1000 of 20,000 hours is one of the longest. The average service life of lamp of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 5,400h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 30,000h.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma ML1000 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Optoma data projector was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958rm01gc0elr, optoma ml1000p
Barcodes 00524775252087, 00796435418519, 00796435419028, 00798442333052, 05060059048830, 07964354185192, 07964354190288

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