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Optoma DH400

67

Overall Score

Optoma DH400

Optoma DH400
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A good spec but slightly out of date moderate noise level 1080p projector, with average running costs
37dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma DH400 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Optoma DH400 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$2,000 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $2,000 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Colour guarantee
Networking and control
Remote mouse and laser
Wireless
Quick resume
Energy saving
Integrated speaker
USB power
Vertical lens shift
Long lamp life
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Full 3d
High contrast
Auto power off
Eco AV mute
Eco+
MHL
Full HD 1080p
Full HD 1080p, compact and powerful
Amazing colours
Louder than average noise level

Optoma DH400 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The DH400 is in the most expensive 1% of all 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the DH400 will cost $2,000 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma DH400 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma DH400 of 37dB is in the loudest 21% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma DH400's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 74% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DH400's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 28% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DH400 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DH400 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DH400 of 7,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DH400 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma DH400's bulb power of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DH400 supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DH400 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma ele2hfbhf84vtm, optoma 9572w01gclr, optoma 1920x1080, optoma code

Barcodes:

05055387638853

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