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Optoma EH490 Projector

$1,253.87
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Feb 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $108.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Recent price drop of 5%
Supports full HD
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 1,872 owner and expert reviews, Optoma has good reviews for its projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH490 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age do not support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper projectors such as the Acer U5520B, the Hitachi CP-TW2505, or the Panasonic PT-VW355N ($1,291.95).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH490 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer U5520B, or the Hitachi CP-TW2505 which is cheaper.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Hitachi CP-X5550.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma EH490 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year projector native resolutions range from XGA (1024x768) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma EH490 has a pretty standard projector brightness (4,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma EH490 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 29 decibels, the Optoma EH490 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector. Across all the similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector the noise levels range from 27dB to 48dB.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the NEC M403W (30dB) which is also cheaper.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma EH490 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH490 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors that were launched more than a year ago also are RoHS compliance.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma EH490 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH490 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 260W, and the bulb powers range from 170W to 430W. The Optoma EH490 has one of the bigger bulb powers (310 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the Optoma EH490 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector. Projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma EH490 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435419813

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