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Optoma W303ST

£593.99
£579.00 £15.00 cheaper than 6 days ago
Optoma W303ST
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An affordable and excellently reviewed quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very low running costs and very good features
29dB 1280 X 800 18000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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Optoma W303ST - data projectors (1133.9 - 5669.5 mm (44.6 - 223.2"), 16:10, AC, 4:3, 16:10, 16:9, 0.5 - 2.5 m, 18000:1)
£579.00
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Optoma W303ST - 3000 Ansi, DLP, WXGA, Short Throw Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£650.00
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Optoma W303ST Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma W303ST number 11 across all projectors and number 11 in 3D projectors.
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Reviews
7 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£51 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 91%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £51 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 19% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The W303ST has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Eco AV mute
Quick resume
Amazing colours
Colour guarantee
AMX compatibility
RS232
Control
Long lamp life
Auto power off
Quieter than average noise level
Energy saving
Eco+
Integrated speaker
Full 3d
Short throw
High contrast
Supports 3D
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Wireless presenting (optional extra)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £593.99 to £579 in the last 6 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma W303ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this multimedia projector rated it as excellent. 4 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,311 expert and owner reviews (including 530 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.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people reckoned that the Optoma W303ST was good value for money.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £579.00 it is in the cheapest 38% 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 £579.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $599.00 (£830.87).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The W303ST is one of the cheaper to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the W303ST is only £51.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the W303ST in September 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on 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 W303ST's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Optoma W303ST's contrast ratio (typical) of 18,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma W303ST of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W303ST supports 3D, unlike 60% 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 multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma W303ST of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W303ST has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W303ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W303ST is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W303ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma technology w303st, optoma 1280x800, optoma w303st

Barcodes:

00553876296539, 00741755077380, 00779177622543, 00796435419769, 05055387629653

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