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Optoma WU1500

A pretty new but expensive to run 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
5,000 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 39dB Jun 2016
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Optoma WU1500 Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have scored the Optoma WU1500 as follows for Summary.
57
Average Features
74
15 Months Old
17
£251 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £251 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Quite bright projector brightness
Quite loud noise level
Quite short service life of lamp

Optoma WU1500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,395 expert and user reviews (including 366 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Optoma WU1500 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most data projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma WU1500 of 39dB is in the loudest 11% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma WU1500 of 5,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Optoma WU1500's projector brightness of 11,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma WU1500 of only 1,500h is in the shortest 3% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma WU1500 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 75% of data projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma WU1500 has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Optoma WU1500 of 465W is very big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 1% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma WU1500 has a DVI port, unlike 88% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma WU1500 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma WU1500 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma WU1500 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since June 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The WU1500 is one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the WU1500 will cost £251 over 5 years to run.

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