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Optoma DS346I

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Optoma DS346I

Optoma DS346I
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level SVGA data projector
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 18000:1 Yes Nov 2015
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Optoma DS346I Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma DS346I as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $47 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Integrated speaker
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Eco AV mute
Quick resume
Auto power off
Energy saving
Amazing colours
Eco+
Colour guarantee
Supports 3D
Control
Full 3d
Long lamp life
High contrast
Bright and portable
USB power
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

Optoma DS346I In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the DS346I 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 DS346I has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. 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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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DS346I of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma DS346I's contrast ratio (typical) of 18,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma DS346I's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 68% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS346I supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DS346I of 7,000h is longer than 81% 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 Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS346I has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS346I has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma DS346I's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than 96% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS346I is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DS346I supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma europe ltd 9571a01gc2e, optoma europe ltd ds346i, optoma ele0c3bbgh30f9, optoma 9571a01gc2e, optoma ds346i, acer ds346i

Barcodes:

05055387629721

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