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30

Overall Score

Optoma DX229

A cheap to run and fully featured 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma DX229 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma DX229 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
67
$73 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

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 $73 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD

Optoma DX229 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,306 owner and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DX229 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma DX229 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma DX229 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 30 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma DX229 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Optoma DX229 does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma DX229 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DX229 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma DX229 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when Optoma released the DX229.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the DX229 is $73 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059046645

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