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Optoma TX785

A 2000:1 1024 x 768 projector with average features
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 31dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma TX785 Review

54
Average Features
33
3 Years Old
33
£133 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £133 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
Quite quiet noise level
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Optoma TX785 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,447 user and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a DVI Port

The Optoma TX785 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma TX785 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the Optoma TX785 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 2,000 hours, the Optoma TX785 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the Optoma TX785 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst projectors of this age. Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma TX785 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma TX785 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma TX785 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when this data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the TX785 is £133, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435411459
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34% cheaper to run
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2 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness
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Significantly shorter service life of lamp

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