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Optoma HD151X Projector

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2800:1 1080p (1920x1080) 27dB Nov 2015
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
- Full HD 1080p image quality- Bright vivid colours 2800 ANSI lumens- Easy connectivity - HDMI and DVI and powerful built-in 30W speaker- Dynamic black technology - 28,000:1 contrast ratio Bright... More
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15 Reasons For

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of people who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. This year A. Banfield mentioned “I like 3D and although I had the 3D hardware installed” in their review of this projector. Paul J. mentioned in November last year “The Optoma ZF2300GLASSES Active Shutter glasses I bought for it give great 3D” in his review of the Optoma HD151X and gave the Optoma HD151X a rating of 5 stars. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their review of the Optoma HD151X “Until quite recently, you could expect to fork out over a grand for a brand-name Full HD projector with 3D capabilities”.

Good Brand

2800:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors produced by Optoma have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all multimedia projectors (not just 2800:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors) and found that Optoma also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma HD151X reviewers reckoned that it had good picture quality. One customer who bought it concluded that it had good colour saturation. A. Banfield mentioned on Amazon “The brightness and the colours are amazing” in their review.

Good Product Quality

A few Optoma HD151X reviewers thought the Optoma HD151X was good quality. Legzakimbo mentioned in their Optoma HD151X review on Amazon this month “Great picture quality”. Legzakimbo also wrote “Picture went weird, hopefully my replacement will be perfect as I've been happy with the overall quality of image”. A few weeks ago Mindhavens said “A great projector! The picture quality is fantastic” in their Optoma HD151X review and gave it an excellent review.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Optoma HD151X owners who purchased the product considered that it was quiet. Billy Hopkinson wrote in his review on Amazon this year “The fan is much quieter than I'm used to”. Paul J. wrote “The cooling fan nice and quiet” in his review.

Good High Def TV

One customer thought it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it was smooth. Paul J. gave this projector a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “The focus is precise and smooth and doesn't change from day to day”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Prof. Nikolai Zhelev wrote last year “The only drawback are the speakers - powerful” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Optoma HD151X supports 3D image projection. Most of the other latest data projectors also support 3D image projection.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Optoma HD151X supports Full HD projection. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the HD151X also support Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD151X, the Optoma HD151X has a built-in speaker.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The Optoma HD151X has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the HD151X the resolution ranges from SVGA (800x600) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD151X is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD 720) (which is also supported by this Optoma projector). Across all latest similar spec multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Quite Big Lamp Power

At 310 Watts, the Optoma HD151X has a quite big lamp power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched in the last year. The average lamp power of recently released projectors is 260W, and the lamp power range from 190W to 370W.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma HD151X has one of the quieter noise levels (only 27 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors that have been on the market for the last year the noise levels range from 21dB to 41dB.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed the product thought it was not heavy and bulky. A few weeks ago Mindhavens said “It's also rather heavy and depending on which mount you use its weight can pull the mount adjustment down”.

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One person who reviewed it thought it was not good for ceiling mounting. Billy Hopkinson wrote in his review of the Optoma HD151X “The projector itself is HUGE, mine is not ceiling mounted.” however despite that he gave the Optoma HD151X a rating of 5 stars.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out in the last 12 months, the Optoma HD151X does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The average service life of lamp in economic mode of data projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD151X is 6,600h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of only 3,500 hours, the Optoma HD151X has a quite short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other new projectors.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

With a lamp service life of only 2,500 hours, the Optoma HD151X has a fairly short lamp service life compared to most of the other recently released projectors. The lamp service lives of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the HD151X range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Optoma HD151X is a one HDMI port projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the HD151X have between one and two HDMI ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD151X

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD151X has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other new multimedia projectors.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
HDMI Version
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
12V Trigger
Performance
Noise Level
On Screen Display Language
Multimedia
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

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Expert Reviews

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Homecinemachoice.com

Until quite recently, you could expect to fork out over a grand for a brand-name Full HD projector with 3D capabilities. Now, though, such spec is a much more affordable proposition ? Optoma's... Read more…

Superb colour reproduction and dynamic range, minimal 3D crosstalk, decent setupcalibration options
Minor performance niggles, only one HDMI input, replacement lamp costs 312 half the price of the projector

User Reviews

(10)
(Verified Purchase)

A progressively serious operating fault developed within a few hours operation and operating cycles that caused the projector to shutdown on each occasion and necessitated eventual return of the... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent projector.

Reviewed 12 May 2016 by Billy Hopkinson

On my wishlist for months, but when I came to buy it sadly out of stock! Anyway this is the third Optoma projector I've owned and intitially theres one glaring difference (no pun intended). That... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Legzakimbo
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic performance for two weeks until the fan started to fail and picture went weird,hopefully my replacement will be perfect as I've been happy with the overall quality of image.

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by A. Banfield
(Verified Purchase)

This projector is SUPERB! I have always had Optoma projectors, starting with the H30 ten years ago to the HD65, now this one. I like 3D and although I had the 3D hardware installed on my HD65, it... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131621352, 05055387600188, 05057103150885
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