Optoma TW766
Optoma TW766
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Optoma TW766

A 4 year old 2500:1 280 x 800 data projector with satisfactory features
2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 30dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma TW766 Review

With mediocre features and low running costs, we have scored the Optoma TW766 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£120 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

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 £120 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite short service life of lamp

Optoma TW766 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 2,445 expert and owner 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.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma TW766 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across similar types of multimedia projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma TW766 of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma TW766 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

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

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma TW766 of 280W is quite big compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 24% 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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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma TW766's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 72% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma TW766 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

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

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Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The TW766 has an average 1 year running cost of £120 based on satisfactory energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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optoma tw766w