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Optoma DS331

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Optoma DS331

$549.00
Optoma DS331
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A remarkably quiet and very economical to run SVGA 3D projector, with good features
28dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 20000:1 Yes Oct 2014
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Optoma DS331 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Optoma DS331 number 773 across all projectors.
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Features
Good Features
91
Running Costs
$42 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 projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $42 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Quieter than average noise level
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Does not support full HD

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Optoma DS331 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The DS331 is one of the cheaper to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the DS331 will cost only $42 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS331 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DS331 of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS331 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS331 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma DS331's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 31% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS331 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS331 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DS331 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS331 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma DS331's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than 97% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma ds331

Barcodes:

00796435419424, 00799198089590, 07964354194248

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