|29dB||1920 X 1080 (1080p)||10000:1||Yes||Feb 2016|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Optoma EH490 Review
|$67 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 68?
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Optoma EH490 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and at $1,149.99 it is more expensive than 88% of projectors.
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OK Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the EH490 is $67 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.
1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution
The Optoma EH490 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma EH490 of only 29dB is quieter than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Optoma EH490's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma EH490 of 4,600 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma EH490 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Optoma EH490 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 87% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.
The Optoma EH490 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma EH490 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Optoma EH490 of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 84% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.
The Optoma EH490 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma EH490 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.