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Optoma W505 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£152 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 42?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £152 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD
Optoma W505 Video Reviews
Optoma W505 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews
We checked 2,445 expert and user reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma W505 supports password protection, unlike 88% of projectors which do not support password protection.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma W505 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
The Optoma W505 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Optoma W505 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution across similar types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
The Optoma W505 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Has a DVI Port
The Optoma W505 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma W505 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.
Quite Big Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Optoma W505 of 370W is in the biggest 8% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma W505's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 16% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Average Noise Level
The Optoma W505's noise level of 37dB is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 74% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Quite Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma W505 of only 1,500h is in the shortest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Optoma released the W505 in July 2013.
Very High Running Costs
The W505 has an average 1 year running cost of £152 based on fine energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||optoma w505wxga|