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Optoma TW766 Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 30dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £119.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good reviews for its projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Multimedia projectors from Optoma have an average rating of 88 out of 100, which is in the top 15% of all data projector manufacturers that we have looked at.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The TW766 has an average running cost of £120 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 42 data projectors of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since September 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma TW766 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma TW766 does not support full HD. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support full HD including the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which is also higher rated.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma TW766 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Sony VPL-FX500L (£4,370.61) (7,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma TW766 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Optoma TW766 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type which do not have a DVI port.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma TW766 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma TW766 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TW766 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

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Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Optoma TW766 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Optoma TW766 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector have noise levels of between 24dB and 51dB.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Vivitek D7180HD (£1,304.90) (30dB), or the Sony VPLDW126 (£458.41) (30dB).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma tw766w
Barcodes 00796435411237

Optoma TW766 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma TW766 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, 14,384 projector reviews and 2,839,100 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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