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Optoma BR324

A cheap to run and fully featured 800 x 600 26 decibel data projector
20000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 26dB Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma BR324 Review

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1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
89
$53 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $53 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 9% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma BR324 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,306 owner and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma BR324 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma BR324 has a maximum resolution of 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma BR324 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma BR324 has one of the quietest noise levels (only 26 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma BR324 has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Optoma BR324 has a very small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma BR324 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma BR324 has a mounting brackets included. Most of the other projectors also have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma BR324 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since June 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the BR324 will cost only $53 over 1 year to run, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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1h longer service life of lamp
Bigger bulb power
Dimmer projector brightness
1h longer service life of lamp
Bigger bulb power
54% higher running costs over five years

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