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Optoma DX346 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2014
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Simple to connect to with HDMI connectivity the DX346 is ideal for use in a meeting room or classroom. The bright 3000L with 13,000:1 contrast allows you to project bright, crystal clear images... More
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16 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

DX346 owners on average rated this projector as outstanding.

Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed this projector considered that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Albi wrote “Easy to set up and quality picture when used with a first class source [ blue ray player]” in their review of the Optoma DX346 and rated it 5 stars. Benjamin wrote “Smaller than I was expecting, this is easy to setup and connects to my devices really quickly” and rated the product 4 stars. Theophilus gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Worked first time easy to set up”.

Some Optoma DX346 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. J M Henderson mentioned “Simple to use and gives an excellent quality picture” in their review of the Optoma DX346. Malcolm Wooldridge said on Amazon “Quality of picture and ease of use is great” in his review.

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Good Picture Quality

Three Optoma DX346 owners who reviewed this projector mentioned that it had good picture quality. Two Optoma DX346 reviewers said in their reviews that this projector had good colour saturation. B-K mentioned on Amazon “Good contrast allowing to look videos with superb colors”.

One Optoma DX346 reviewer who bought this projector thought it was good for playing games on. Two years ago Snowtan mentioned on Amazon “Great for gaming movies and keeping your popcorn warm” in their review of the Optoma DX346.

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Good Product Quality

A few Optoma DX346 owners reckoned that it was good quality. Mr. J. Gallagher said on Amazon “Great image quality for the price”. Simon Hunt wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon two years ago “Quality product at a reasonable price”. Snowtan rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their Optoma DX346 review on Amazon “Xbox one and I'm very impressed with the quality for this entry level projector”.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

On average Optoma 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all projectors built by Optoma.

Good Sound Quality

A few customers who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Two years ago Albi rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Optoma DX346 on Amazon “Audio is OK for a smallish room”. In the same month Benjamin mentioned on Amazon “Noise so try not to sit to close to it, also there is no audio out option”. Cambsman said in their Optoma DX346 review on Amazon “The next model up has audio out facility i believe, so can easily connect a set of speakers just a thought”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who purchased this projector considered that it was quiet. Michael Robson scored the product very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Very pleased - good picture quality & quiet” in his Optoma DX346 review. Pieter wrote on Amazon “It's quiet and bright”.

Good Size

One Optoma DX346 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma DX346 was easy to carry around. J M Henderson wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Very light and easy to carry”.

Robust

One customer considered that it was well made.

Good High Def TV

One Optoma DX346 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trevor mentioned “Much lower price than HD devices and is good value” in his Optoma DX346 review.

Supports 3D

The Optoma DX346 supports 3D, as do most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including the MX522 ($560.13), or the MS619 both from Benq which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma DX346 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the DX346 also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Optoma DX346 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the data projectors that have been around for more than two years. Most of the projectors that were released around the same time as the DX346 only have one audio (L,R) in, however this Optoma data projector has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other projectors of this age and type that we have assessed, the service life of lamp of the Optoma DX346 of 10,000 hours is one of the longest. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the DX346 is 2,000h, the longest is 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

At only 191 Watts, the Optoma DX346 has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The average power consumption (PowerSave) of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the DX346 is 190W.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the DX346, the Optoma DX346 does not support full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Optoma DH1011 ($806.62) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma DX346 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the DX346 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors that are a comparable age to the DX346 the bulb powers range from 190W to 310W, and the average bulb power is 210W. The Optoma DX346 has a fairly small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DX346.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of a comparable spec and age to the DX346 is 2W and the highest is 20W. At only 2 Watts, the Optoma DX346 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Very Small Uniformity

Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to the DX346 the uniformitys range from 80% to 85%, and the average uniformity is 84%. With a uniformity of only 80 percent, the Optoma DX346 has one of the smaller uniformitys amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Small Offset

The average offset of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 120%, and the offsets range from 100% to 160%. The Optoma DX346 has one of the smaller offsets (only 115 percent) amongst data projectors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Optoma DX346

Released Over Three Years Ago

Optoma released the DX346 over three years ago.

1024 X 768 (XGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma DX346 supports a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 59% less resolution than a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma DX346 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the DX346.

If this 13000:1 contrast ratio data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the X133 ($644.90) (3,100 ANSI lumens), or the S1283 ($453.51) (3,100 ANSI lumens) both from Acer.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of this type and age.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
HDMI Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug and Play
Password Protection Type
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 by MrsBouquet
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my daughter and she LOVES it.

(Verified Purchase)

We have this one for a couple of months now and are really happy with it. We use it as a home cinema in our small appartement. We either connect a computer or apple tv to it. But although I like... Read more…

Reviewed 3 March 2016 by Dub
(Verified Purchase)

Works perfect,...

Reviewed 24 February 2016 by Denise
(Verified Purchase)

The picture quality on this is so clear. It's amazing! And good price too. Would recommend for anyone who does presentations often! Only downside it gets really hot.

Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Cambsman
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant picture, my son uses it for his xbox, i was not really expecting that much to be honest but was blown away by the quality of the picture, he is delighted. Only minus point is the lack of... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Theophilus
(Verified Purchase)

Worked first time easy to set up...

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Lukasz Bakala
(Verified Purchase)

:-)...

(Verified Purchase)

I have had this device for some time and it works well. Only VGA resolution but that is quite adequate for giving cinema effect projection in average room. Much lower price than HD devices and is... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Marlene
(Verified Purchase)

Brought in Feb 2015 now its July and the projector stop working.

(Verified Purchase)

Using this projector with my PS4 PS3 and Xbox one and I'm very impressed with the quality for this entry level projector .
Easy too use and looks stunning projected onto a 2 meter wide screen... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $54.15
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma dx346, optoma p186770, optoma p240490, optoma vp768796, optoma p186770p, optoma p240490p, optoma 958vh02gc1, optoma 958vh02gc1e
Barcodes 00796435418977, 05053959398273, 05054533603349, 05054565437134, 05060059049233, 07964354189770
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