Optoma X300


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Optoma X300

Optoma X300
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A very economical to run and remarkably quiet XGA 15000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with very good features
28dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 Yes Mar 2013
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Optoma X300 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Optoma X300 as follows:
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£57 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Big screen viewing - bright projection 2800 ANSI lumens
XGA resolution, 15,000:1 contrast ratio
Low ownership costs - up to 6500 hrs lamp life

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Optoma X300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 3,314 user and expert reviews (including 528 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The X300 is typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X300 is £57.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the X300 in March 2013.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma X300 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma X300's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma X300's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 72% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma X300's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 75% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma X300 supports 3D. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X300 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X300 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma X300 of only 190W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X300 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X300 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of multimedia projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X300 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers


05060059047307, 05060059047727, 08718868020642

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