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Optoma DS348

75

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Optoma DS348

Optoma DS348
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An excellently reviewed and amazingly quiet SVGA 20000:1 contrast ratio projector, with good features and very low running costs
29dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 20000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma DS348 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the Optoma DS348 as follows:
96
Reviews
10 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 92%.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 data projectors 2018.
This projector 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 data projectors.
It 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 DS348 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the DS348 is only $39 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS348 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. 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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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DS348's noise level of only 29dB is in the quietest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DS348 of 20,000 is higher than 83% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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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 projector brightness of the Optoma DS348 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 32% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DS348 of 5,000h is longer than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS348 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS348 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS348 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma DS348's bulb power of only 195W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DS348 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DS348 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS348 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9571p02gc1ec127790dprd, optoma europe ltd 9571p02gc1e, optoma op633309571p02gc1e, listing 9571p02gc1e, 9571p02gc1e 800x600, optoma c3yjzs00, optoma p239254p, optoma c3yjza00, optoma 800x600, optoma code

Barcodes:

05055387633308, 05055792399974, 05057103090372

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