Optoma ZW212ST


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Optoma ZW212ST

Optoma ZW212ST
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A sensationally quiet and very economical to run 1280 x 800 resolution 3D projector, with very good features
28dB 1280 X 800 Yes 2,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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Optoma ZW212ST Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma ZW212ST number 609 in 3D projectors.
3 Reviews
5 Years Old
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 66%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Optoma projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a handheld remote control
The future of education - premium network functions & no additional speakers require
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Longer life and less maintenance lamp free LED+ technology
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Optoma ZW212ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, IT and the average expert rating of this Optoma projector is 66%.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 3,311 user and expert reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The ZW212ST is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the ZW212ST will cost £54 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2013.


1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma ZW212ST's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the ZW212ST of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma ZW212ST's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 87% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The ZW212ST has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The ZW212ST has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma ZW212ST supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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The ZW212ST is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ZW212ST has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ZW212ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The ZW212ST is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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The ZW212ST is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

stampede zw212st


00796435418540, 05060059047956, 07964354185406

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