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Optoma TX785

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Optoma TX785

Optoma TX785
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A fully featured but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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Optoma TX785 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma TX785 number 796 in 3D projectors.
81
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£97 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson 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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D

Optoma TX785 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,311 expert and owner reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its data projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the TX785 will cost £97 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the TX785 in September 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma TX785 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma TX785 of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 24% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Optoma TX785's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma TX785's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma TX785 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma TX785 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma TX785's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TX785 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma TX785 of 330W is bigger than 86% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma TX785 has a DVI port. 90% of 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 it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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