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75

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Optoma W303ST

£534.96
A huge and top-rated 18000:1 280 x 800 projector
18,000 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 29dB May 2016
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Optoma W303ST Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma W303ST number 137 across all projectors.
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Reviews
7 Reviews
64
Value for Money
Good
69
Features
Good Features
76
Age
15 Months Old
77
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 91%. Sony multimedia projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is robust and it is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Quite quiet noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma W303ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this Optoma projector rated it as outstanding. Over 100% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 2,395 expert and owner reviews (including 366 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two Optoma W303ST owners thought this projector was good value for money. Bob Henderson mentioned “Good value” and scored this projector 5 stars. Bob Henderson also wrote “The amount of inputs is perfect for this price” in his review.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. David he said in his review of the Optoma W303ST on Amazon “Good solid choice for a short-throw projector”. David also wrote “Solid choice for well-lit venues” in his review.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Optoma W303ST was easy to setup. Bob Henderson said on Amazon “Easy to setup” in his review of this projector and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Users Report Great Product Quality

One customer concluded that it was good quality. David scored the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Good quality, nice throw ratio, can fill a 8' wide screen from 4' away”.

Customers Report Great Technical Guidance

One Optoma W303ST owner concluded that this projector had good technical guidance. In April last year David wrote in his review of the Optoma W303ST on Amazon “Keystone is manual.” and gave it a score of 4 stars.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old. At £534.96 it is cheaper than 67% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma W303ST and the United Kingdom price of £534.96 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $699.99 (£915.10).

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Optoma W303ST has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across comparable types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Optoma W303ST's noise level of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W303ST of 18,000 is fairly high compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. 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.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W303ST's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma W303ST of 4,500h is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 52% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W303ST has a built-in speaker, as do 75% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W303ST has a handheld remote control. 79% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W303ST is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W303ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Optoma released the W303ST in May 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the W303ST is £63 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes:

00553876296539, 00796435419769, 05055387629653

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