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Optoma W401

Optoma W401
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A classic and fully featured quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs
29dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Jun 2013
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Optoma W401 Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have ranked the Optoma W401 number 688 in 3D projectors.
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Reviews
2 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
4 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Optoma projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness

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Optoma W401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 65%.

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Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 3,311 user and expert reviews (including 530 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the W401 is £80, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Optoma projector was released in June 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W401 of 15,000 is in the highest 30% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma W401's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than 88% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W401's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 78% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W401 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W401 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W401 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma W401 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other projectors, the Optoma W401 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma W401 does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W401 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma W401 of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 75% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W401 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W401 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W401 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958tc01gc0e

Barcodes:

00041114469079, 00617407496895, 00779184445135, 00796435418373, 05060059047543, 07964354183730

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