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Overall Score

Optoma WU515T

£3,349.20
A 2 year old 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with good features and a gigantic 28dB noise level
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 28dB Oct 2015
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Optoma WU515 Review

Released 2 years ago and with good features, we have ranked the Optoma WU515 number 877 across all projectors.
13
Poor
66
Good Features
68
1 Year Old
37
£140 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £140 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £2,758.80 at Ivojo 21 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Optoma WU515 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,445 expert and owner reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old but at £3,349.20 it is more expensive than 89% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma WU515 and the United Kingdom price of £3,349.20 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,099.00 (£5,326.65).

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Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma WU515 of only 28dB is in the quietest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very 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 WU515 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Optoma WU515 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The Optoma WU515's bulb power of 365W is fairly big compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma WU515 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma WU515 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma WU515 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma WU515 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the WU515 in October 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the WU515 is £140, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer wu515t
Barcodes 00796435419608, 05055387629042

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