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Optoma W300 Projector

13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £75.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are excellent
Good product quality
Good picture quality
15 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 15 owner reviews this Optoma projector has an exceptional overall owner rating. Over 73% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Optoma Has Good Data Projector Reviews

We checked 1,872 owner and expert reviews for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.


Good Picture Quality

A number of customers said that this projector had good picture quality. A number of customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. B-K rated it 5 stars and wrote in their Optoma W300 review “Good contrast allowing to look videos with superb colors”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. Snowtan said in their review of the Optoma W300 “Great for gaming movies and keeping your popcorn warm”.

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Good Sound Quality

One Optoma W300 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Benjamin wrote on Amazon “Noise so try not to sit to close to it, also there is no audio out option”.

Poor High Def TV

One Optoma W300 reviewer said in their reviews that it was not good at displaying high definition TV.


Design

Good Product Quality

Seven Optoma W300 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Michael Robson wrote on Amazon “Very pleased - good picture quality & quiet” and rated the Optoma W300 5 stars. Mr. J. Gallagher scored it 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Great image quality for the price”. Simon Hunt wrote “Quality product at a reasonable price”.

Easy to Use

A few people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. J M Henderson mentioned in their review of the Optoma W300 last year “Simple to use and gives an excellent quality picture”. Malcolm Wooldridge gave the Optoma W300 a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Quality of picture and ease of use is great” in his review.

Some Optoma W300 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma W300 was easy to setup. Albi scored the Optoma W300 5 stars and said “Easy to set up and quality picture when used with a first class source [ blue ray player]”. Benjamin said “Smaller than I was expecting, this is easy to setup and connects to my devices really quickly” in his review of this projector.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma W300 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Some Optoma W300 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good value for money. Benjamin he said “Great product for the price range” in his review of this projector. Benjamin also wrote “Perfect for the price, as long as you are aware that this is not HD regardless of having hdmi ports”. Jim wrote in his review on Amazon two years ago “Excellent Digital projector at a reasonable price, with very good resolution”.


Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The W300 has an average 1 year running cost of only £76 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 80 projectors of a similar age and spec.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed the product wrote that it was quiet. Pieter mentioned in their review of the Optoma W300 on Amazon “It's quiet and bright” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer reckoned that it was easy to carry around. J M Henderson wrote in their review “Very light and easy to carry” .


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W300 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Optoma DS330 which has better reviews.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Optoma W300 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors of this age and spec is SVGA (800x600) and the best is 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W300 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Acer S1283 (3,100 ANSI lumens).

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Video

HD-Ready

The Optoma W300 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W300 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W300 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W300 has a carrying case. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W300 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The Optoma W300 supports password protection, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma W300 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago is 33dB, and the noise levels range from 26dB to 40dB. At 34 decibels, the Optoma W300 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the Acer P1276 (£440.18) (34dB), or the Benq 720P; 2500 ANSI LUMENS; 5.94LBS; HDMI X2; C; S-V; COM; A; 10W SPKX1; AO; CONTROL (34dB).

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma W300 has a very long service life of lamp (10,000 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector. 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector have service life of lamps of between 2,500h and 20,000h.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of similar spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago is 190W and the biggest is 310W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma W300 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma W300 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00644535506042, 05060059049257

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