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Infocus IN3138HDA Projector

$899.00
8000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 37dB Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $88.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Rivals offer deeper blacks and punchier colours
Flimsy remote that's annoying to use
9 Reviews + 1 Award
projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site said that this data projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and whathifi.com have rated this multimedia projector on average 77%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 7 user reviews this multimedia projector has an excellent overall user rating. Over 83% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Infocus Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 146 expert and user reviews, Infocus has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Infocus also has good ratings specifically within its 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Infocus multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Infocus IN3138 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Infocus IN3138 does not have a 3D glasses included. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector do have a 3D glasses included.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Infocus IN3138 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector is 2,500h and the longest is 20,000h.

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Certificates

Not Energy Star Certified

The Infocus IN3138 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector are also not Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector, the Infocus IN3138 does not have a DVI port.

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Other Features

Network Ready

The Infocus IN3138 is network ready. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also are network ready.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Infocus IN3138 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Projectorcentral.com said in their review of the Infocus IN3138 “It is an inexpensive high-brightness projector that has great connectivity, full 3D capability” .


Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of this spec and age.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Infocus IN3138 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Infocus IN3136a ($949) (4,500 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Infocus IN3138 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think cheaper data projectors such as the Infocus IN3136a ($949) is also worth considering.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Infocus IN3138 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector do not support full HD.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed the Infocus IN3138 mentioned that it was compact.


Design

Compact Build

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Compact build” however despite that they scored it 1 stars. Three years ago Projectorcentral.com mentioned “The InFocus IN3138 is a solid choice for conference rooms”.

Smooth Motion

One person who reviewed the product thought it was smooth. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Smooth motion” in their review of this projector although they gave it a score of 1 stars.

Ceiling Mountable

The Infocus IN3138 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Flimsy Remote That's Annoying to Use

Two owners considered that this projector was not easy to use. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Flimsy remote that's annoying to use” in their review of this projector. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Remote Control Is Small” in their Infocus IN3138 review.


Comfortable With 3D

Two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Comfortable with 3D” in their Infocus IN3138 review but despite that they gave this projector a score of 1 stars.

Rivals Offer Deeper Blacks and Punchier Colours

Two customers mentioned that the product did not have good colour saturation. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Rivals offer deeper blacks and punchier colours” in their review of this projector. Pc Mag also mentioned “Some colors, most notably yellow, are a little dark in some preset modes” in their review.

One person wrote that it did not have a sharp image. Two years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their Infocus IN3138 review “Lacks sharpness and subtlety”.

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Inferior Remote Control

Two owners said in their reviews that it did not have a good remote control.


Performance

Average Noise Level

The Infocus IN3138 has a pretty typical noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 37dB noise level projectors to this multimedia projector and we think the Infocus IN3136a ($949) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers infocus in3138hd
Barcodes 00132018331347, 00797212969828, 00797212981356, 05054629627716, 07972129698280, 07972129813560

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