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Optoma S302

Optoma S302
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A remarkably quiet and economical to run SVGA 15000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with good features
26dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jul 2013
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Optoma S302 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma S302 as follows:
71
Features
Good Features
28
Age
4 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
41
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

Epson multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,891 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

Optoma S302 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,952 user and expert reviews (including 482 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the S302 is £56 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,891 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the S302 in July 2013.

Features

800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma S302 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600). The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma S302's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma S302 of 15,000 is in the highest 30% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma S302 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 30% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma S302 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma S302 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S302 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma S302's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma S302 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma S302 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S302 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S302 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

e1p1f0a1e001

Barcodes:

05060059047277

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