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Optoma DS347

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Optoma DS347

Optoma DS347
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A very economical to run and good spec quiet SVGA projector
29dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 20000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma DS347 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma DS347 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $39 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% 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:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Amazing colours
Eco+
Energy saving
High contrast
3D ready
Eco AV mute
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Quick resume
Auto power off
Long lamp life
Colour guarantee
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma DS347 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The DS347 is in the cheapest 12% of all 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DS347 is only $39.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS347 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia 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

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma DS347 of only 29dB is quieter than 89% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DS347 of 20,000 is higher than 84% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma DS347's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors 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 DS347 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS347 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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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 service life of lamp of the Optoma DS347 of 5,000h is in the longest 29% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS347 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma DS347's bulb power of only 195W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma DS347 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS347 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DS347 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DS347 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9571p01gc1e, optoma 800x600

Barcodes:

05055387632295

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