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Optoma W312
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Optoma W312 Projector

20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Feb 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Project bright vibrant widescreen presentations any time of day. Designed for meeting rooms and classrooms, the W312 boasts a long lamp life and energy-saving features which provide a low overall... More
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Running Costs Are Low

The W312 is in the cheapest 13% of all 24 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the W312 will cost only £76 over 1 year to run.

Good Brand

Based on 1,689 user and expert reviews, Optoma has good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Supports 3D

The Optoma W312 supports 3D. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W312 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At 7,000 hours, the Optoma W312 has a very long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the W312. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the W312 range from 4,000h to 7,000h.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the Optoma W312 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the W312. The shortest service life of lamp of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the W312 is 2,500h, the longest is 35,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,600h.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The average power consumption (economy mode) of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the W312 is 240W. At only 191 Watts, the Optoma W312 has a fairly low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released one year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W312 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the W312 do support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma EH320UST 1080p Ultra Short Throw Projector[plb_2939978_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the W312 do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma W312 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the W312 is 240W. At only 190 Watts, the Optoma W312 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the W312.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 2 Watts, the Optoma W312 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The average RMS rated power of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W312 is 9.6W, and the RMS rated powers range from 1.5W to 20W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the W312 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Optoma W312 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Very Small Uniformity

The uniformitys of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than a year range from 80% to 90%, and the average uniformity is 85%. With a uniformity of only 80 percent, the Optoma W312 has one of the smaller uniformitys amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most projectors of a similar age and spec to the W312 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the Optoma W312 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Optoma W312

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released over two years ago.

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma W312 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's 17% less resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). This Optoma projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W312 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the W312.

If this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Viewsonic PJD6550LW[plb_3369718_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens), or the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_3806594_price] (3,500 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma W312 has a relatively standard noise level (29 decibels) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the W312.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
Contrast Ratio

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.80
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0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435419530, 05055387628687

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