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Optoma W490

Optoma W490
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An amazingly quiet and fully featured 1280 x 800 resolution 10000:1 contrast ratio projector, with low running costs
29dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Optoma W490 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Optoma W490 number 556 in 3D projectors.
88
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Epson data projectors 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Widescreen installation data and business projector
Bright projection - 5000 ANSI lumens
Vertical and horizontal keystone
Vertical lens shift
Full control over LAN and rs-232
Features include: four corner correction, horizontal and vertical keystone together with x1.6 zoom range permit an easy setup and usability from any angle
Equipped with a variety of inputs, including HDMI built in MHL technology, allows you to connect to a wide variety of HD devices to easily display your content. in addition, the environmentally friendly w490 has energy saving features including eco+ lamp power management,

Optoma W490 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The W490 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the W490 is £79.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector was released in February 2016.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma W490 of only 29dB is in the quietest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma W490's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 54% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma W490 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 84% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W490 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W490 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma W490 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 84% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W490 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma W490 of 310W is in the biggest 16% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W490 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 1280x800, optoma w490

Barcodes:

00638317211682, 00796435419806, 04923143163059

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