Close

Loading image...
Optoma HD421X
7 Images

Optoma HD421X Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jan 2015
Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Projector Brightness Graphics Resolution Release Date
$60.81 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

10 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,708 expert and owner reviews for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its projectors range.

Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other data projectors of this spec and age which do not support Full HD projection, the Optoma HD421X supports Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support Full HD projection currently available including because of it's better review score, the VPL-VW320ES, the VPL-VW600ES ($9,899.99), or the VPL-VW350ES all from Sony.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD421X has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors that came out more than a year ago.

Chart Edit

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the HD421X, the Optoma HD421X supports 3D image projection.

Chart Edit

1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma HD421X is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The resolution of all projectors that have been available for more than a year ranges from SVGA (800x600) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

Chart Edit

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD421X is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and 1280 x 768 (WXGA). Projectors that have been on the market for more than a year graphics resolutions range from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

Chart Edit

Very High Number of Colours

When compared to other projectors that have been on the market for more than a year, the Optoma HD421X's number of colours of 1,073.4 million is one of the highest. The average number of colours of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the HD421X is 940M, and the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M.

Chart Edit

Quite Long Lamp Service Life

The shortest lamp service life of projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD421X is 2,000h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 7,800h. With a lamp service life of 6,500 hours, the Optoma HD421X has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD421X.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

With a power consumption in economy mode of only 193 Watts, the Optoma HD421X has one of the lower power consumption in economy mode amongst projectors of this age. Projectors of a similar age and spec to the HD421X have power consumption in economy mode of between 85W and 430W.

Chart Edit

Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

With a noise level in economy mode of only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD421X has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec. The noise levels in economy mode of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the HD421X range from 21dB to 35dB.

Chart Edit

3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most multimedia projectors of this spec and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The Optoma HD421X is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider including the Vivitek Qumi Q6 ($389.89) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Small Lamp Power

The lamp power of data projectors of this age and type range from 50W to 380W, and the average lamp power is 240W. With a lamp power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma HD421X has one of the smaller lamp power amongst projectors of this age.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Optoma HD421X is a one USB 2.0 port projector.

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD421X

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD421X has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the HD421X.

Alternative 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Optoma X312 ($497.34), or the Infocus IN119HD ($439.99).

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to look at the V332X ($473.24) (3,300 ANSI lumens), or the V332W ($570.63) (3,300 ANSI lumens) both from NEC or the Viewsonic PJD5151 (3,300 ANSI lumens).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Projector
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Out Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
HDMI Port
Performance
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cable Included

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $57.95
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
@ $0.107873376 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ $0.00153981568 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years $60.81
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Optoma HD421Xuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma technology hd421, optoma technology hd421x
Barcodes 05055387600355
Feedback