Optoma TW766


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Optoma TW766

Optoma TW766
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A good spec but 4 year old quiet 280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs
30dB 1280 X 800 2500:1 No Sep 2013
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Optoma TW766 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Optoma TW766 as follows:
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£88 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £88 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,858 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:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Optoma TW766 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 2,547 user and expert reviews (including 415 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The TW766 is typical compared to the other 1,858 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TW766 will cost £88 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since September 2013.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma TW766 has a maximum resolution of 280 x 800. That's 78% lower resolution than the most common resolution of 1280 x 800 (which is also found on this multimedia projector) and is actually the worst resolution across all multimedia projectors.

A 4096 x 2160 resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma TW766 of only 30dB is quieter than 85% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma TW766's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma TW766's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma TW766 of only 2,000h is shorter than 93% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma TW766 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TW766 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma TW766's bulb power of 280W is bigger than 73% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma TW766 does not support full HD. 65% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma TW766 has a DVI port, unlike 88% of multimedia projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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optoma tw766w



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