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Optoma W290

Optoma W290
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A good spec and phenomenally quiet 1280 x 800 resolution 13000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with low running costs
28dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Optoma W290 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Optoma W290 as follows:
76
Features
Good Features
28
Age
4 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£57 Over 5 Years
43
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,043 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Widescreen viewing
Green solutions
Eco+ mode
Auto power off
Eco AV mute
Environmentally friendly
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

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Optoma W290 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 3,314 owner and expert reviews (including 528 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the W290 will cost £57 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,043 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma W290's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 92% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma W290's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 64% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma W290's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W290 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W290 supports 3D, unlike 59% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Optoma W290's service life of lamp of 6,500h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W290 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller 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 W290 of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Optoma W290 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W290 is RoHS compliance. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

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05060059048175

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