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Optoma S312 Projector

£362.00
20000:1 SVGA (800x600) 29dB Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £75.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,873 expert and user reviews (including 86 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically within its 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The S312 has an average 1 year running cost of £76 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 52 projectors of this age and type.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this projector was released.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S312 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector do support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma S312 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Optoma S312 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is in fact the worst resolution across all 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S312 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S312 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S312 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma S312 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 370W, and the average bulb power is 240W. At only 190 Watts, the Optoma S312 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma S312 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors of this type and age the noise levels range from 26dB to 37dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. The Optoma S312 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 29 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma vp132925
Barcodes 00796435419776, 05055387629707

Optoma S312 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma S312 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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