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Optoma S316

£280.80
A classic 15000:1 800 x 600 data projector with not bad features and very cheap price
15000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 33dB Jan 2014
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Optoma S316 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Optoma S316 number 46 across all projectors.
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6 Reviews
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3 Years Old
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£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
80
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The S316 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
HD-Ready
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

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Optoma S316 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this projector is exceptional. Over 75% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £280.80 it is cheaper than 94% of projectors.

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Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S316 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma S316 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S316 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma S316's bulb power of only 190W is fairly small compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 7% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma S316 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma S316 of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma S316 supports password protection, unlike 88% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma S316 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma S316 has a carrying case. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S316's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The S316 has an average 1 year running cost of only £76 based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958wq03gc0e, optoma op04922ean, optoma vp765793
Barcodes 00644535505885, 00796435418946, 05060059049226, 07964354189466

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