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Optoma DS331

A cheap to run and fully featured 800 x 600 28 decibel projector
SVGA (800x600) Yes 28dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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Optoma DS331 Review

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Good Features
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$67 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
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 $67 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma DS331 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 for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma DS331 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DS331 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Optoma DS331 has a very small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. At only 28 decibels, the Optoma DS331 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DS331 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma DS331 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma DS331 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 multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since October 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the DS331 is $67 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Optoma DS331 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma DS331 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,989 product attributes, 16,166 projector reviews and 2,306,400 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435419424, 07964354194248

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