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Optoma DW315

20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 34dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma DW315 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Optoma DW315 number 934 across all projectors.
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16 Months Old
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£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £76 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 59 latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a DVI port
Very small bulb power

Optoma DW315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,303 owner and expert reviews (including 88 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DW315 supports password protection. Most of the other latest comparable spec projectors also support password protection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DW315 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DW315 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma DW315 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma DW315 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma DW315 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other recently released multimedia projectors also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors is 240W. At only 195 Watts, the Optoma DW315 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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RoHS Compliance

The Optoma DW315 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Optoma DW315 has a very dim projector brightness (only 300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other new comparable spec data projectors. Across all the projectors that are a similar age to this projector the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma DW315 has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other recently released projectors also have a 3D glasses included.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Optoma DW315 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma DW315 has a relatively typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma DW315 has a mounting brackets included, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when Optoma released the DW315.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 1 year running cost of the DW315 is £76 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 59 latest 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Optoma DW315 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma DW315 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 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 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 05055387633339

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