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Optoma FX5200
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Optoma FX5200 Projector

8000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,300 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Projector Brightness Release Date
- Up to 6000h lamp life and 70% energy saving with Eco+.- Bright 3300 lumen, Native XGA.- Sharp detailed presentations with 8000:1 contrast.- Crestron RoomView - RJ45 Control and monitoring. The... More
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12 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Projectors produced by Optoma generally have good ratings.

Good Picture Quality

One Optoma FX5200 owner wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Mr M T Hall said on Amazon “Gforce Graphic Card give excellent graphics to games etci gave this product 5 stars”.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other data projectors of this spec and age, the Optoma FX5200 supports 3D image projection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including cheaper projectors such as the Infocus IN3134a ($543.52).

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might want to consider include the Infocus IN3136a ($760.00).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma FX5200 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the FX5200 also have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker to this data projector and we think cheaper projectors such as the Infocus IN3134a ($543.52) is also worth considering.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker to this projector and we think the Infocus IN3136a ($760.00) is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Optoma FX5200 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's 88% more resolution than a 1280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200. In addition, this multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Data projectors that are a comparable age to the FX5200 graphics resolutions range from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Optoma FX5200 is a two built-in speaker projector.

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Very High Maximum Vertical Synchronization

When compared to other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked, the Optoma FX5200's maximum vertical synchronization of 120 kilohertz is one of the highest. Data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the FX5200 have maximum vertical synchronization of between 0.085kHz and 120kHz.

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Fairly High Number of Colours

The Optoma FX5200 has a fairly high number of colours (1,070 million) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the FX5200. The numbers of colours of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the FX5200 range from 16M to 1,100M.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Across all the data projectors of a similar age and type to the FX5200 the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 3,000h to 6,000h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000 hours, the Optoma FX5200 has a very long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The noise levels in economy mode of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200 range from 29dB to 35dB. The Optoma FX5200 has one of the quieter noise levels in economy mode (only 29 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Very Light

Across all the data projectors of a similar age and spec to the FX5200 the weights range from 2.2kg to 22kg, and the average weight is 7.7kg. The Optoma FX5200 is one of the lighter comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200 (only 2.2 kilograms) amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Narrow

The Optoma FX5200 is fairly narrow (only 280 millimeters) compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the FX5200. The widths of 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the FX5200 range from 280mm to 530mm, and the average width is 350mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Optoma FX5200 does not support Full HD projection, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the FX5200 also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years do not support WiFi connectivity. The Optoma FX5200 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Small Lamp Power

The Optoma FX5200 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 240 Watts) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the FX5200 the lamp power range from 240W to 350W, and the average lamp power is 280W.

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Very Small Matrix Size

The average matrix size of 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the FX5200 is 0.65". At only 0.55 inches, the Optoma FX5200 has a quite small matrix size compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Optoma FX5200

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Optoma released the FX5200.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Optoma FX5200 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the FX5200.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Infocus IN3134a ($543.52) (4,200 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The Optoma FX5200 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Serial Interface Type
Headphone Output
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Password Protection Type
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Other Features

User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 March 2013 by Mr M T Hall
(Verified Purchase)

Gforce Graphic Card give excellent graphics to games etc
i gave this product 5 stars and recomend to every one.

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Electricity cost when switched on $70.88
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $73.74
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma fx5200, optoma e1p1f0411001
Barcodes 05060059046508, 08712412441198
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