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54

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Optoma X501

£1,330.00
A fine value for money 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector with not bad features
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 32dB Jul 2013
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Optoma X501 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma X501 number 680 across all projectors.
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Average
66
Good Features
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4 Years Old
55
£108 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

Sony 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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £108 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quite bright projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Debenhams Plus £1,330.00 Go to Store
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Optoma X501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,330.00 it is more expensive than 74% of projectors.

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X501 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Optoma X501's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma X501 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma X501 of 310W is quite big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma X501 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X501 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X501 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma X501 of 32dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since July 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the X501 is £108 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418014, 05060059047086, 07964354180142

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