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Optoma BR326

A fully featured 15000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 29dB Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma BR326 Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
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$94 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $94 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma BR326 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma BR326 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Optoma projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma BR326 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 190 Watts, the Optoma BR326 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma BR326 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma BR326 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma BR326 supports full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma BR326 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The BR326 has an average running cost of $94 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Bigger bulb power
$3.93 cheaper to run
Dimmer projector brightness

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