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Optoma DS328

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Optoma DS328

Optoma DS328
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A good spec and very economical to run SVGA 13000:1 contrast ratio data projector
800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
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Optoma DS328 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma DS328 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $47 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma DS328 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the DS328 is $47 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS328 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma DS328's contrast ratio (typical) of 13,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 64% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS328 of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS328 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS328 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS328 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma DS328 of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

Like most other projectors, the Optoma DS328 does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS328 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS328 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05060059047338

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