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Optoma TL50W

Optoma TL50W
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A very economical to run but only average spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
36dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 Yes May 2013
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Optoma TL50W Review

With very low running costs but average features, we have scored the Optoma TL50W as follows:
53
Features
Average Features
23
Age
4 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£31 Over 5 Years
36
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £31 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 2,040 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma TL50W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,314 expert and owner reviews (including 528 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The TL50W is in the cheapest 6% of all 2,040 data projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TL50W is only £31.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since May 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma TL50W of 36dB is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 38% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma TL50W of only 3,000 is lower than 75% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma TL50W's projector brightness of only 500 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 3% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 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 TL50W has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma TL50W supports 3D. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TL50W has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma TL50W has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma TL50W does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma TL50W has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

tl50wgov

Barcodes:

00796435417956

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