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Optoma EH300
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Optoma EH300 Projector

15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB May 2013
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The Optoma EH300 data projector delivers a powerful 3500 ANSI lumens image combined with an industry-leading 15,000:1 contrast ratio to produce stunning widescreen high-definition 1080p... More
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Optoma Has Good Data Projector Reviews

We checked 1,734 expert and owner reviews for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the EH300 which do not support full HD, the Optoma EH300 supports full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available including the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the EH300, the Optoma EH300 supports 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors which support 3D and we think the Viewsonic PJD5533W[plb_1500188_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support 3D including the W307[pl_1727438_price], or the X307[pl_1727619_price] both from Optoma.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH300 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic PJD5533W[plb_1500188_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think the W307[pl_1727438_price], or the X307[pl_1727619_price] both from Optoma is also worth considering.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma EH300 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EH300 ranges from SVGA (800x600) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma EH300 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 8% more resolution than a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago. 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. This data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the EH300 the worst resolution is 640 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Quite High Number of Colours

With a number of colours of 1,073.4 million, the Optoma EH300 has one of the higher numbers of colours amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The numbers of colours of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the EH300 range from 1M to 1,100M.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Optoma EH300 is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Optoma EH300 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Optoma EH300 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EH300 is 2W, the highest is 30W, and the average RMS rated power is 6.8W. At 16 Watts, the Optoma EH300 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Offset

At 116 percent, the Optoma EH300 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the EH300. 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the EH300 have offsets of between 13% and 130%, and the average offset is 96%.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma EH300 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 26 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years the noise levels range from 26dB to 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the EH300, the Optoma EH300 does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Uniformity

Across all the projectors that were launched more than two years ago the uniformitys range from 80% to 90%, and the average uniformity is 84%. At only 80 percent, the Optoma EH300 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the EH300 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Optoma EH300 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma EH300

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EH300 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Password Protection Type
2D/3D Frequency Image
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
3D Glasses Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $71.91
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.69
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418342, 00830995216885, 05060059047611, 07964354183426

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