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Optoma W301

Optoma W301
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An economical to run and good spec 1280 x 800 resolution 15000:1 contrast ratio projector
28dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Jul 2013
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Optoma W301 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma W301 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
27
Age
4 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£57 Over 5 Years
41
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

Panasonic 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 £57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,986 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Bright projection 3000 ANSI lumens
WXGA resolution, 15,000:1 contrast ratio
Low ownership costs - up to 6500 hrs lamp life
Smaller than average bulb power
Does not support full HD

Optoma W301 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 3,287 expert and user reviews (including 522 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the W301 is £57 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,986 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the W301 in July 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma W301's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 93% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W301 of 15,000 is in the highest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W301's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 62% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W301 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W301 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W301 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma W301 of only 190W is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W301 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W301 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958vg01gc0e

Barcodes:

05060059048151

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